Robert Downey

Robert Downey - Editor

Brooklyn, NY, United States

I'm an editor and literary agent, former Editorial Intern at Esquire, Beltway and NYC Insider. I read more than anyone I know.

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Overview

I'm an editor and literary agent. I have over ten years of experience in the book publishing business.

Languages
English (US)
Fiction
African American fiction
Classics
Crime & Mystery
Historical Fiction
Literature
Plays & Screenplays
Poetry
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Travel
True Crime

Certifications

  • Master of Science in Publishing, Print and Digital Media, NYU

Work experience

Editorial Assistant, Esquire Magazine

Hearst
September, 2012 – January, 2013 (4 months)

Bookseller

Politics & Prose Bookstore
June, 2006 – January, 2007 (7 months)

Portfolio (1 selected work)

A Constellation of Vital Phenomena: A Novel

Anthony Marra

New York Times Notable Book of the Year * Washington Post Top Ten Book of the YearIn a small rural village in Chechnya, eight-year-old Havaa watches from the woods as Russian soldiers abduct her father in the middle of the night and then set fire to her home. When their lifelong neighbor Akhmed finds Havaa hiding in the forest with a strange blue suitcase, he makes a decision that will forever... read more

New York Times Notable Book of the Year * Washington Post Top Ten Book of the YearIn a small rural village in Chechnya, eight-year-old Havaa watches from the woods as Russian soldiers abduct her father in the middle of the night and then set fire to her home. When their lifelong neighbor Akhmed finds Havaa hiding in the forest with a strange blue suitcase, he makes a decision that will forever... read more

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