Collection - Bella Pomer Papers

Bella Pomer Papers

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Bella Pomer Papers

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  • 1973-2005 (Creation)

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88 boxes (12.5 metres)

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Bella Pomer is one of Canada's most prominent literary agents. As the owner of Bella Pomer Agency (established in 1978), she has played a leading role in the establishment of the independent literary agent in Canadian publishing and has represented some of the country's most familiar authors. Prior to starting her agency, Pomer was a subsidiary rights manager for Macmillan of Canada (1971-78). She has also a foreign rights representative for the University of Toronto Press (1982-88) and a rights consultant to the Toronto Public Library (1979-93).

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