Angela Rinaldi is a literary agent and president of The Angela Rinaldi Literary Agency. The agency was founded in 1994. Prior to starting the agency, she was Executive Editor at NAL and Bantam Books, Senior Editor at Pocket Books (Simon & Schuster) and started the book publishing program for The Los Angeles Times. She has been a member of the Literature Panel for the California Arts Council in addition to the board for PEN and the membership committee for AAR.
She represents the eight million-copy bestseller Who Moved My Cheese? by Dr. Spencer Johnson (Putnam). Other titles on her list include Quirky, Yes — Hopeless, No by Dr. Cynthia Norall (St. Martin’s), Zen Golf: Mastering the Mental Game by Dr. Joseph Parent (Doubleday), From Seed to Skillet by Jimmy Williams and Susan Heeger (Chronicle), Blood Orange and The Good Sister by Drusilla Campbell (Grand Central Publishing), Calling in the One by Katherine Woodward Thomas (Ballantine), The Someday Jar, Allison Van Rooy, The Thyroid Solution by Dr. Ridha Arem (Ballantine), The Deadly Legacy by Julie Vail (Crooked Lane Press), Handcrafted Candy Bars by Susan Heeger and Susie Norris Epstein (Chronicle Books). For a complete list please see website www.rinaldiliterary.
Pitch Preferences: She is interested in commercial and literary fiction, upmarket contemporary women’s fiction, suspense, narrative non-fiction, food narratives, lifestyle, memoir,