Services

From editorial guidance, to deal negotiation, to exploitation of subrights in all formats, Folio Jr. offers a wide variety of services to its clients. Folio Jr. creators see their work published all over the world, in print, e-book, and audio formats, and adapted for the stage and screen. With our agents dedicated to pairing clients’ work with the right publisher and securing the best deals, our subrights and contracts departments negotiate the most author-friendly agreements and licenses.

 

Foreign Rights

Melissa Sarver White

Melissa Sarver White

Bobby O'Neil

Bobby O'Neil

Folio Jr. is dedicated to aggressively pursuing sales in all international markets and effectively building authors’ global careers. Our international list includes bestsellers and award-winners in over forty languages and territories. We work closely with a roster of dedicated co-agents, ensuring our authors’ work reaches readers across the globe. Our foreign rights director Melissa Sarver White, along with foreign rights associate Bobby O’Neil, attends the Frankfurt, Bologna, and London Book Fairs each year, maintaining a global network of publishers, agents, and content creators.


Audio & Digital Rights

Annie Hwang

Annie Hwang

Folio Jr. makes the most out of clients’ audio rights. We negotiate the best audio book contracts with the industry’s top audio publishers, secure meaningful advances and reading fees, and coordinate successful launches.

Spearheaded by our Digital Rights Director, Annie Hwang, FolioUnbound is an initiative designed to let Folio authors take control of their e-book titles. Providing our authors with choice, guidance, and control, we help clients publish original and backlist material in the digital space. From book covers to metadata, our experience and expertise will ensure that eBooks are of the highest quality and available from major retailers.

 


Contracts

Michael Harriot

Michael Harriot

Michael Harriot is Folio Jr.’s dedicated contracts director. With multi-million dollar deals across Folio Jr. and Folio Literary Management, we provide the most favorable terms for our authors and artists. Our superlative boilerplates provide the very best protections and benefits, from advance structures to below-the-line details. Our contracts department ensures that every agreement receives individual attention and the most stringent negotiation.

 


Film

Ruth Pomerance

Ruth Pomerance

Folio Jr. works with the top film co-agents in the business to bring our clients’ work to the big and small screens, as well as the live stage. With dozens of projects optioned and several in production, we work to secure the most lucrative and creator-friendly terms, partnering with the very best producers, screenwriters, directors, and on-screen talent.

Ruth Pomerance acquires her own list as a literary agent, and also guides and augments Folio’s presence in the feature film, television, theater, and gaming industries. Her background is in all sides of the entertainment business, having worked as an executive for production companies run by producers as varied as Scott Rudin, Arnold Kopelson, John Davis, Lee Rich, Fred Zollo and David Rockwell. As a Studio Executive at USA Films she oversaw development of feature films. At Michael Ovitz, Rick and Julie Yorn’s management company, Artists Management Group she found properties for the AMG feature film and television production companies, for AMG clients, and helped fledgling authors get published. She also ran the Story Department at the William Morris Agency.

Ruth championed authors Caleb Carr and Adriana Trigiani when they were undiscovered, helped John Grisham find a publisher and film deal for The Firm, and served an Executive Producer of the movie adaptation of the Judy Blume novel Tiger Eyes