The Bukowski Agency - About Denise Bukowski

Denise Bukowski

Denise Bukowski







Denise Bukowski (Photo: Lisa Sakulensky)
(Photo: Lisa Sakulensky)

About Denise Bukowski

Denise Bukowski has worked in book publishing in Canada since 1970, for the first 16 years as an editor and since 1986 as a literary agent. As a staff editor Denise worked for Holt, Rinehart and Winston, McClelland and Stewart (1973-79), McGraw Hill, the Art Gallery of Ontario (Head of Publications), and Douglas & McIntyre (Editorial Director). As a freelance editor she worked for just about every other publisher in Canada, including Penguin, Key Porter, Doubleday, HarperCollins, and University of Toronto Press.

Born in Buffalo, Denise Bukowski grew up in Rochester, New York. She graduated from Boston University and spent her third year at Leeds University in England.

The Bukowski Agency specializes in international literary fiction and up-market non-fiction for adults. It does not represent genre fiction, children's literature, plays, poetry, or screenplays. Bukowski looks for writers whose work can be marketed in many media and territories, and who have the potential to make a living from their work. The Bukowski Agency Ltd. represents approximately 70 clients, and concentrates on developing business outside the country.