Anna Knutson Geller has nearly twenty years of experience in the publishing industry, ranging from editor to literary scout to rights director to agent. She founded Write View, a literary agency with a focus on practical and creative nonfiction, spirituality, and inspirational memoir, in 2016. Anna began her publishing career in Paris, working as an assistant at the literary agency Agence Michelle Lapautre and as a junior editor at Editions Plon. In 2008 she moved to New York to join Maria B. Campbell Associates, where she scouted books for international publishers as well as for Warner Bros. As Director of Foreign and Subsidiary Rights at The Book Group, she negotiated translation, film, and audio deals on behalf of bestselling authors such as Joshua Ferris, Paula McLain, Celeste Ng, and Helen Simonson. She has been on the faculty of the Columbia Publishing Course since 2011.
Anna’s areas of interest include spirituality (particularly Eastern spirituality), well-being and lifestyle, personal development, social justice, creative ideation, conscious entrepreneurship, parenting/relationships, personal finance, and travel. She is also looking for inspirational memoir. She is open to reviewing fiction provided it has a spiritual component. She does not represent children’s books, YA, genre fiction, or screenplays.