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Crichton & Associates, Inc - Sha-Shana Crichton

Sha-Shana Crichton
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Crichton & Associates, Inc
6940 Carroll Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
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(301) 495-9663
FAX  (202) 318-0050
Member AAR
Fiction Genres
  • Chick Lit
  • Commercial
  • Multicultural
  • Romance
  • Women's Fiction
Nonfiction Genres
  • Business/Economics
  • Child Guidance/Parenting
  • Current Affairs
  • Finance/Investing
  • Food/Nutrition/Lifestyle
  • Health/Fitness
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Medicine
  • Multicultural
  • Nature/Environment
  • Relationships/Dating
  • Science
  • Self-Help/Self-Improvement
  • Sports
  • True Crime/Investigative
  • Women's Issues
Submission Guidelines
The agency is transitioning to paperless submissions and prefers that you send your query via email.  Indicate in the subject line whether your project is fiction or nonfiction.  Do not send attachments.  Include a description of the project and your biography.

Fiction:  Include in your query any previous publications, awards, and publicity information, if any.  Also include a 1-2 page synopsis and the first 3 chapters of the manuscript.

Nonfiction:  Include in your query a complete proposal with a 1-2 page overview of the book, the table of contents, two sample chapters, an analysis of the target market, a list of 4-6 competing books, and an author bio.
Interested in
She is interested particularly in works with African-American, African, Caribbean, and Latin American subjects.
Additional information
As of Janusary, 2012:  "Crichton & Associates, Inc. is currently closed to unsolicited queries."  The agency's website reports the same status in late 2013.

Sha-Shana is a publishing and entertainment attorney who counsels authors and other creative entities regarding contracts, copyrights and other pertinent matters.  She is licensed to practice in New York, New Jersey and the District of Columbia.

Additionally, she is a certified bilingual mediator and member of RWA.
Howard University School of Law

B.A., University of the West Indies

Instituto Benjamin de Tudela, Navarra, Spain
Previous Positions
Managing Editor, Howard Law Journal
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