Agents Terra Chalberg and Rachel Sussman are hanging up their own shingle, launching Chalberg & Sussman. The pair met 10 years ago while working at Simon & Schuster and their new agency will cater to a range of literary and commercial fiction and nonfiction. Chalberg, since leaving S&S, has been an agent and foreign rights director at the Susan Golomb agency, while Sussman spent six years as an agent at Zachary Shuster Harmsworth.
Chalberg and Sussman, who have an office at 115 West 29th Street, will co-mange the agency and their clients currently include: Dr. Elias Aboujaoude (Virtually You); Margaux Fragoso (Tiger, Tiger); Andrew Porter (The Theory of Light and Matter); Matt Logelin (Two Kisses for Maddy); and Glenn Taylor (The Marrowbone Marble Company). Forthcoming projects also include, among others, Eugene Cross’s story collection, Fires of Our Choosing (Dzanc), and creators of younghouselove.com Sherry and John Petersik’s home makeover guide, Spruce (Artisan).