Monday, January 25, 2010

UPCOMING INTERVIEW: Joëlle Delbourgo - President of Joëlle Delbourgo Associates, Inc. & Former publishing executive of Random House & Harper Collins



Joëlle Delbourgo is a highly energetic former publishing executive turned entrepreneur. For over 28 years, she has been astute in identifying and developing talent, first in her executive posts at such companies as HarperCollins and Random House, and more recently, through her literary agency, Joëlle Delbourgo Associates, Inc., founded in 1999.

Joëlle Delbourgo Associates, a literary management company based in New York City, has subagents around the world and co-agents in film and television.
The agency strives to bring an author's work to greater visibility globally and in as many formats as possible.

Clients of the agency include: historian Philip Mitchell Freeman; Pulitzer-Prize winning Wall Street Journal writer, Geeta Anand; for her book "The Cure". The book that inspired the movie "Extra Ordinary Measures", starring award-winning actor, Brendan Fraser and four time Golden Globe nominee and Oscar nominee, Harrison Ford.

Other clients also includes award-winning Southern novelists Pamela Duncan and Roy Hoffman; feminist psychologist, Phyllis Chesler; renegade philosopher, Lou Marinoff; clinical psychologist, Jonathan Grayson; Business Week editor, Chris Farrell; commentator and opinion-maker, Dr. Marc Siegel; poet and acclaimed novelist, Elizabeth Rosner; and memoirist Elaine N. Orr.

Prior to founding the agency, Joëlle Delbourgo was Senior Vice-President, Editor-in-Chief and Associate Publisher of HarperCollins, Adult Trade Division. Earlier she spent over fifteen years in various editorial and executive posts at Ballantine Books, division of Random House, including Vice-President, Editor-in-Chief.

Joëlle Delbourgo holds an M.A. in English and Comparative Literature with Honors from Columbia University, and a B.A. from Williams College, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa with a double concentration in History and English Literature. She also attended Vassar College from 1970 - 1972.

Joelle Delbourgo is a member of the AAR, Author's Guild and Women's Media Group.

To learn more about Joelle Delbourgo, please visit their website