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Cheryl Pientka

Nancy Yost Literary Agency

After stints at The Associated Press’s International TV news and Corporate Communications departments and graduation from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism Cheryl became a part-time assistant in a literary agency and has been happily involved in the industry on the subrights and agency side for over 20 years. She is a member of the Association of American Literary Agents and is part of its International Committee. Most recently she was the director of foreign and subsidiary rights and an agent at Jill Grinberg Literary Management.

Submissions Open

Subject Focus

Fiction: Mystery/Crime
Fiction: Women’s/Romance
Fiction: General/Other Fiction
Fiction: Literary
NF: Narrative


20 years

Years of Industry Experience


Member Since

Submission Requirements

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