Fraser-Bub Literary was established in 2016 by literary agent MacKenzie Fraser-Bub. MacKenzie began her career in publishing as a teenager reading manuscripts and writing readers reports at the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House. She is a veteran of the Columbia Publishing Course, having taught and worked there. She also spent several years at Simon and Schuster (Touchstone Books), in one of the industry's finest marketing departments, before becoming an agent at the venerable Trident Media Group. There, MacKenzie quickly built a diverse list that included multiple New York Times and USA Today bestselling titles, including romance, new adult, women's fiction, cookbooks, and science fiction.
The founding of Fraser-Bub Literary is a culmination MacKenzie's expertise in all aspects of the publishing industry. Based in New York City, the nexus of the publishing world, MacKenzie’s model centers around an intimate, hands-on approach to her clients' careers through all stages of the publishing process. MacKenzie is a creative conceptualizer and active collaborator, a methodical editor, an aggressive negotiator, and a fierce advocate for all of her clients. She prides herself on being actively involved in all aspects of her authors' and their publishers' marketing, publicity, promotion, and launch strategies.
Fraser-Bub Literary enthusiastically capitalizes on all subsidiary rights platforms, including eBook, audio, serial, performance, and translation rights. MacKenzie has a solid network of media professionals that can be called upon to assist her in implementing her clients' goals; these include eBook experts, film and TV agents, scouts, and publicity and marketing gurus.
MacKenzie is actively building a diverse client list of both fiction and nonfiction. She is devoted to discovering new talent and helping established authors increase their readership and build their careers. She lives in New York City with her husband and springer spaniel, Zelda.
The Team at Fraser-Bub Literary:
Subrights Director Linda Kaplan has been a rights professional for nearly 30 years. She launched Kaplan/Defiore Rights, an agency offering rights representation to independent literary agent and pubilshers. She recently joined Defiore and Company as director, foreign rights. She had been VP, director of rights at the Crown Publishing Group from 2000-2014, prior to that she was at Hyperion/Disney for eight years. She has sold British, translation and domestic rights across all categories including children's, business, memoir, history, science, cooking, craft, spirituality and self-help as well as literary and commercial fiction. She has negotiated many rights licenses on behalf of, among others, Gillian Flynn, Andy Weir, Martha Stewart, Tim Ferriss, Deepak Chopra, Barack Obama, George Bush, Byron Katie, and Jillian Michaels.
Contracts Director Kasey Poserina handles contracts for Fraser-Bub Literary. Kasey was most recently Contracts Director at Simon and Schuster for the imprints Free Press, Touchstone, Howard Books, and Simon and Schuster Audio. She was formerly Associate Director of Business Affairs at a a large New York literary agency. Kasey is a member of the Author’s Guild and Association of Authors’ Representatives, Inc.