About

The Company
Mel Parker Books is a book producer and literary agency. As a full-service book producer, we create and develop original book concepts and publishing proposals for individuals, brands, and institutions, and develop and deliver complete manuscripts to publishers. As a literary agency, we also represent authors on the sales of their own proposals and manuscripts, and assist them through the entire publishing process, from promotion to marketing to global licensing.

Mel Parker
Mel Parker has worked in virtually every area of trade book publishing, from mass market and trade paperback to hardcover and book clubs. Before launching Mel Parker Books, LLC, a book packaging firm and literary agency, Mel was Senior Vice President and Editorial Director of Bookspan, the book club partnership formed by Time Warner and Bertelsmann. Mel came to the book clubs from Time Warner Trade Publishing, where he served as Senior Vice President of Warner Books and Publisher of its paperback division. Prior to joining Warner, Mel was Editor-in-Chief of the Berkley Publishing Group.  

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