Renée Fountain, Agent at Gandolfo Helin & Fountain Literary Management

President of GH Lit Mgmt, Renee C. Fountain is a publishing industry veteran a former reviewer for Kirkus, NY Journal of Books, and spent five years with the CW Television Network as a book scout and story analyst.

During her almost decade-long tenure with major houses, Harcourt and Simon & Schuster, Ms. Fountain had the great fortune to work with some of the best writers and illustrators in the publishing world.

With more than 10 years of licensing and branding experience, she has been involved in creating book-related merchandise including iconic favorites such as Raggedy Ann and Nancy Drew; as well as brokering film and television options.

Renee is interested in developmental editing and critiquing all types of non-fiction, and most fiction, especially: YA, adult thrillers, rom-com, mystery, horror, fantasy (urban, dark, magical realism).

She is not interested in: hard sci-fi, erotica, political, religious, picture books, or middle grade.

Meet with Renée

Meet face-to-face, from home. Choose Zoom, Google Meet, or phone, and speak for the appointed time about your query, first page, and/or first ten pages (for longer meetings). Does not include written notes, but is a chance to have an honest discussion about your work, and to ask follow-up questions. International meetings welcomed.

Book A Written Critique

Receive insightful notes on your pages–direct to your email. No need to schedule a time to be at a computer, or even deal with technology–all you have to do is keep yourself from hitting refresh. Your critique will arrive within 24 hours of the date selected on the calendar.