Wonderful news from Elina Ahlback Literary Agency: We are very happy to welcome a new agent, Eliot Baker, to our excellent team. We are growing and investing in the sales & marketing of Finnish literature abroad, with the goal being to ten-fold exports in the coming years.
Eliot started at our agency on the 9th of November, 2020, focusing on sales in the US, UK & Commonwealth, and Asia alongside CEO Elina Ahlbäck and in collaboration with the agency’s co-agents. Eliot is responsible for marketing & communication, including social media, newsletters, website, reviews, and catalogues in collaboration with the EALA team. Eliot has a Master’s from Boston University in Science Journalism and a B.A. from Pitzer College in Literature, sandwiching a post-Baccalaureate in pre-Medical and Health Studies from the Harvard Extension School. Eliot charted a weird but rewarding career path from Harvard science labs and Health Newsletters to a Nantucket newsroom and on to the vibrant tech start-up scenes of Helsinki, Finland and Seattle, Washington. A published novelist like his mother, Eliot is thrilled to apply his sales & marketing skills in a field he is most passionate about, helping connect Finnish and Nordic authors with international audiences.
Join us in congratulating Eliot and welcoming him to the Elina Ahlback Literary Agency!
Contact us at: http://www.ahlbackagency.com/contact-us/
Here are all of our wonderful team members and their responsibilities:
CEO & Owner, Literary Agent
Film & TV rights in collaboration with Agency’s media rights representative
U.S., UK & Commonwealth, Asian territories, and Spain, Latin America, Portugal
Nordic Countries, the Netherlands, France, Germany (Children’s)
Scandinavian Subrights: Macmillan US Children’s & Simon & Schuster US Children’s
Social media & Communications
Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Russia, Baltics, and Eastern & Southern Europe, world Arabic
Digital Business development
Literary Agent, Marketing Manager
U.S., UK & Commonwealth in collaboration with Agency’s co-agents
Asian territories in collaboration with co-agencies
Marketing, Social media & Communications
Contracts and royalties
Helsinki office administration
U.S., UK & Commonwealth: Rhea Lyons, HG Literary
China & Taiwan: The Grayhawk Agency
Japan: Japan UNI Agency, Inc.
Korea: Danny Hong Agency
Spain, Latin America, Brazil, Portugal: MB Agencia Literaria’
Worldwide Media Rights
Los Angeles office:
8549 Wilshire Blvd., Suite:1087
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Marketing & Communication
Marc Graser, Senior Content Strategist
Eliot Baker, Marketing Manager