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Richard Florest

Richard Florest joined Rob Weisbach Creative Management in 2012. He previously held editorial positions at Putnam/Penguin Group, Miramax Books, and The Weinstein Company, where he published authors such as Man Asian Prize winner and Man Booker Prize nominee Tan Twan Eng. Recent and upcoming books by clients include Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira (FSG Books for Young Readers; film rights optioned to Fox 2000 with the producers of The Fault in Our Stars), In Memory of Bread by Paul Graham (Clarkson Potter), Crossings by Jon Kerstetter (Crown), and the new volume in Sergei Lukyanenko's internationally bestselling Night Watch series (Harper). He is actively acquiring  clients in both fiction and non-fiction. He enjoys fiction of all kinds; he is especially drawn to richly textured narratives. In non-fiction, his interests include narrative history, science, crime, sports, travel and adventure, cooking and food, current affairs, popular culture, and memoir.