Angela Rinaldi's Profile

About Me

  • Angela Rinaldi
  • The Angela Rinaldi Literary Agency
  • Los Angeles, California
  • 14

  • Fiction: Crime, Family Life & Saga, General, Historical Fiction, Literary, Multicultural, Mystery, Thriller/Suspense, Women's Fiction, Young Adult/Juvenile

    Non-Fiction: Biography, Business/Money, Cooking, Food & Wine, Diet & Health, Home & Garden, Medicine, Memoir/Narrative Non-fiction, Parenting & Family, Psychology, Reference, Self-Help, Sex & Relationships, True Crime, Women's Studies

  • Who Moved My Cheese?, Dr. Spencer Johnson
    Blood Orange,  Drusilla Campbell
    Zen Golf: Mastering the Mental Game,  Dr. Joseph Parent
    The Thyroid Solution, Dr. Ridha Arem
    Twins, Drs. Connie Agnew, Alan Klein with Jill Ganon
    Calling in The One, Katherine Woodward Thomas
    Before Your Pregnancy, Amy Ogle and Dr. Lisa Mazzullo
  • As a former editor at NAL/Signet, Pocket Books, Bantam Books, and as manager of book publishing for The Los Angeles Times, Angela Rinaldi has worked closely with first novelists and nonfiction writers.  She has taught publishing programs at UCLA and was a member of the Literature Panel for the California Arts Council.  She is a member of AAR and PEN.

  • 10 pages
  • Fiction:  Commercial/Literary fiction, upmarket contemporary women’s fiction like Elin Hilderbrand, suspense, literary historical thrillers like Elizabeth Kostova’s The Historian, gothic suspense like Diane Setterfield’s The Thirteenth Tale and Matthew Pearl’s The Dante Club, women’s book club fiction – novels where the story lends itself to discussion  like Kim Edwards’ The Memory Keeper’s Daughter and The Help by Kathleen Stockett.

    * Please do not query by phone or fax.
    * Email inquiries; please be brief, no   attachments unless asked for.
    *Please tell me if I have your work exclusively or if it is a multiple submission.
    * Include SASE. Please do not ask for the return of any material that weighs over 13 ounces. No metered mail or certified mail.  UPS and Fedex will not deliver to a post office box.
    * Please send a brief synopsis and the first three chapters or paste the first ten pages into an email. Do not send the entire ms. unless requested either by mail or as an attachment.
    * Please allow 4-6 weeks for response by mail.
  • Non-fiction: Narrative non-fiction, memoir, women’s issues/studies, current issues, biography, psychology, popular reference, prescriptive and proactive self-help, health books that address specific issues, business, career, personal finance and books written by journalists, academics, doctors and therapists, based on their research, motivational.

    * Please do not query by phone or fax.
    * Email inquiries; please be brief, no attachments unless asked for.
    * Please tell me if I have your work exclusively or if it is a multiple submission.
    *  Include SASE. Please do not ask for the return of any material that weighs over 13 ounces. No metered mail or certified mail.  UPS and Fedex will not deliver to a post office box.
    *Please include detailed covering letter or proposal.  Include SASE.  For email, please send a brief outline of your work.
    * Please allow 4-6 weeks for response by mail.