Jill Corcoran is an Agent with Herman Agency representing PB through YA, focusing on Chapter Books, Middle Grade and Young Adult. Jill is on the lookout for Thrillers, Mystery, Romantic YA, Romantic Comedies, Funny Boy and/or Girl MG, Coming of Age MG and YA, MG Adventure, and much much more. For more information please see the Herman Agency Website www.HermanAgencyInc.com and check out Jill's blog at www.jillcorcoran.blogspot.com
Jill joined Herman Agency in Spring, 2009. With an English degree from Stanford University and an MBA in Finance and Marketing from The University of Chicago, Jill has marketed everything from sneakers to cereal at Leo Burnett Advertising, LA Gear, Mattel, and at her own consulting company, LAUNCH! New Product Marketing.
Jill is also the anthologist for DARE TO DREAM...CHANGE THE WORLD (Kane Miller Books, Fall 2012), a fully illustrated anthology of biographical and inspirational paired poems that seek to inform, inspire, ignite middle graders to imagine, persevere and to act. Poets include: Ellen Hopkins, Jane Yolen, Joyce Sidman, J. Patrick Lewis, Marilyn Singer, Georgia Heard, Alice Schertle, Lisa Wheeler, Julia Durango, Lee Bennett Hopkins, David L. Harrison, Elaine Magliaro, Tracie Van Zimmer, Hope Anita Smith, Carol Tanzman, Joan Bransfield Graham, Rebecca Kai Dotlich, Laura Purdie Salas. Curtis Crisler, Alan Katz, Rose Horowitz, Hope Vestergaard, Jacqui Robbins, Janet Wong, Stephanie Hemphill, Kelly Fineman, Denise Lewis Patrick, Joyce Lee Wong, Jill Corcoran & Bruce Coville.
Plus, Jill's poem PIRATES is included in I AM THE BOOK, Lee Bennett Hopkins & Yayo, Holiday House, 2011.
Jill won an SCBWI Los Angeles Writer's Day Poetry Award for her humorous picture book collection, SINK YOUR TEETH INTO POETRY and an SCBWI Work-in-Progress Letter of Merit for her YA novel, TWIN SISTER: I AM NOT YOU. Plus, an article about Jill and her writing workshops has been syndicated in parenting magazines nationwide by Kathy Sena (www.kathysena.com).
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Region: California: Los Angeles County
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