The Betsy Nolan Literary Agency represents a wide range of non-fiction authors

spanning a diverse mix of contemporary topics.

Our areas of focus include, but are not limited to:

INDOOR LIVING: Cookbooks, Decorating/Lifestyle & Crafts

OUTDOOR LIVING: Gardening/Lifestyle



We work hard to meet the specific needs of our authors and their work.




Tina Anderson and Sarah Pinneo

The Ski House Cookbook (Clarkson Potter)

Jennifer Appel

Buttercup Bake Shop Cookbook (Simon & Schuster)

Buttercup Bakes at Home (Simon & Schuster)

Jennifer Appel and Allysa Torey

The Magnolia Bakery Cookbook (Simon & Schuster)

The Complete Magnolia Bakery Cookbook (Simon & Schuster)

Emily Lael Aumiller

Pure Artistry: Extraordinary Vegan & Gluten-Free Cakes (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Meredith Brokaw and Ellen Wright

Big Sky Cooking (Artisan)

Dan Cohen

Macaroon Bible (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Crystal Cook and Sandy Pollock

The Casserole Queens Cookbook (Clarkson Potter)

The Casserole Queens Make-A-Meal Cookbook (Clarkson Potter)

Todd English and Sally Sampson

The Olives Table (Simon & Schuster)

The Figs Table (Simon & Schuster)

The Olives Dessert Table (Simon & Schuster)

Haley Fox and Lauren Fox

Alice’s Tea Cup (HarperCollins)

Kaye Hansen and Liv Hansen

The Whimsical Bakehouse (Clarkson Potter)

Christmas Cookies from the Whimsical Bakehouse (Clarkson Potter)

Little Cakes from the Whimsical Bakehouse (Clarkson Potter)

Kid’ Cakes from the Whimsical Bakehouse (Clarkson Potter)

Gretchen Holt-Witt & Cookies for Kids’ Cancer

Best Bake Sale Cookbook (John Wiley)

All the Good Cookies (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Naomi Josepher and Jon Payson

There's Always Room for Chocolate: Recipes from Brooklyn's The Chocolate Room (Rizzoli)

Kathleen King

Tate’s Bake Shop Cookbook (St. Martin’s Press)

Erin McKenna

Babycakes (Clarkson Potter)

Babycakes Covers the Classics (Clarkson Potter)

Beverly Mills and Alicia Ross

Desperation Dinners (Workman)

Desperation Entertaining (Workman)

Cheap. Fast. Good! (Workman)

Debbie Moose

Deviled Eggs (Harvard Common Press)

Fan Fare (Harvard Common Press)

Potato Salad (Harvard Common Press)

Wings (Harvard Common Press)

Margaret Palca

The Margaret Palca Bakes Cookbook (Skyhorse)

Lucinda Scala Quinn

Mad Hungry: Feeding Men & Boys (Artisan)

Mad Hungry Family (Artisan)

Mad Hungry Cravings (Artisan)

Mad Hungry: Sunday Suppers (Artisanal Kitchen)

Mad Hungry: Game Day Food (Artisanal Kitchen)

Lucinda’s Authentic Jamaican Kitchen (John Wiley)

Lucinda’s Rustic Italian Kitchen (John Wiley)

Sally Sampson

The $50 Dinner Party (Simon & Schuster)

The Bake Sale Cookbook (Simon & Schuster)

Party Nuts (Harvard Common Press)

Party Dips (Harvard Common Press)

Recipe of the Week Series: Burgers, Cookies, Ice Cream & Kabobs (John Wiley)

100-Calorie Snack Cookbook (John Wiley)

Throw Me A Bone (Simon & Schuster)

ChopChop (Simon & Schuster)

Maria Bruscino Sanchez

Sweet Maria’s Italian Cookie Tray (St. Martin’s Press)

Sweet Maria’s Cookie Jar (St. Martin’s Press)

Sweet Maria’s Big Baking Bible (St. Martin’s Press)

The New Lasagna Cookbook (St. Martin’s Press)

Small, Sweet, and Italian (St. Martin’s Press)

Doris Schechter

My Most Favorite Dessert Company Cookbook (HarperCollins)

At Oma’s Table (Putnam)

Allysa Torey

More from Magnolia (Simon & Schuster)

At Home with Magnolia (John Wiley-HC/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt-Trade Paper)

Nick Voulgaris III

Coffee from A to Z (Rizzoli)

Kerber's Farm Cookbook (Rizzoli)

Ellen Wright

Bridgehampton Weekends (HarperCollins)

Around the Table (Harvard Common Press)

Eileen Yin-Fei Lo

From the Earth (Macmillan)

Chinese Kitchen (William Morrow)

The Chinese Chicken Cookbook (Simon & Schuster)

My Grandmother’s Chinese Kitchen (Putnam)

Mastering the Art of Chinese Cooking (Chronicle)


Erin Boyle

Simple Matters (Abrams)

Julie Carles and Jordana Jacobs

The Yarn Girls’ Guide to Simple Knits (Clarkson Potter)

The Yarn Girls’ Guide to Kid Knits (Clarkson Potter)

The Yarn Girls’ Guide to Beyond the Basics (Clarkson Potter)

The Yarn Girls’ Guide to Knits for Older Kids (Clarkson Potter)

The Yarn Girls’ Guide to Knits for All Seasons (Clarkson Potter)

Lili Diallo

Details (Clarkson Potter)

Annie Falk

Palm Beach Entertaining (Rizzoli)

Hamptons Entertaining (Stewart, Tabori & Chang)

Kathleen Hackett

Brooklyn Interiors (Rizzoli)

Jodi Levine and Amy Gropp Forbes

Candy Aisle Crafts (Potter Craft)

Paper Goods Projects (Potter Craft)

Darcy Miller

Celebrate Everything! (William Morrow)

David Stark

Napkins with a Twist (Artisan)

David Stark Design (The Monacelli Press)

The Art of the Party (The Monacelli Press)

David Stark and Avi Adler

Wild Flowers (Clarkson Potter)

To Have and to Hold (Artisan)



Mick Hales

Gardens around the World (Abrams)

Shakespeare in the Garden (Abrams)

Monastic Gardens (Stewart, Tabori & Chang)

212 Views of Central Park (Stewart, Tabori & Chang)

Judy Kameon

Gardens Are For Living (Rizzoli)

Robert and Hannah Litt

A Chicken in Every Yard (Ten Speed Press)

The New Rules of the Roost (Timber Press)

Stephen Orr

Tomorrow’s Garden (Rodale)

The New American Herbal (Clarkson Potter)

Megan Paska

The Rooftop Beekeeper (Chronicle)

Marie Viljoen

66 Square Feet (Stewart, Tabori & Chang)

Nick Voulgaris III

Hinckley Yachts (Rizzoli)

Chris-Craft Boats (Rizzoli)

The Seaside House (Rizzoli)



Judy Dunn

From One Child to Two (Ballantine)

Hilda Hutcherson

What Your Mother Never Told You About Sex (Putnam)

Pleasure (Putnam)

Bonnie Maslin

Picking Your Battles (St. Martin's Press)

Pat Shimm

Parenting Your Toddler (Perseus)


Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks: My Story (Puffin)

I Am Rosa Parks (Dial)

Chessy Prout with Jenn Abelson

I Have The Right To (McElderry Books/Simon & Schuster)


Linda Goss

The Baby Leopard (Dial)

Talk that Talk (Simon & Schuster)

Jump Up and Say! (Simon & Schuster)

The Frog Who Wanted to be a Singer (Orchard Books)

It’s Kwanzaa Time! (Putnam)

Nina Jaffe

In the Month of Kislev (Viking)

The Mysterious Visitor (Scholastic)

The Golden Flower (Simon & Schuster)

Older Brother, Younger Brother (Puffin)

The Uninvited Guest (Scholastic)

The Way Meat Loves Salt (Henry Holt)

Nina Jaffe and Steve Zeitlin

The Cow of No Color (Henry Holt)

While Standing on One Foot (Henry Holt)

Steve Zeitlin

Because God Loves Stories (Simon & Schuster)

The Four Corners of the Sky (Henry Holt)

Giving a Voice to Sorrow (and Ilana Harlow) (Perigee)


Courtney Cowan

Milk Jar Cookies Cookbook (Rizzoli)

Chelsea Fuss

Field, Flower, Vase (Abrams)

Abigail Gewirtz, Ph.D.

When the World Feels Like a Scary Place (Workman)

Maura McEvoy, Basha Burwell and Kathleen Hackett

A House in Maine (Vendome)

Emma Rollin Moore, Lauren Malloy and Ashley Moore

The Women's Heritage Sourcebook (Rizzoli)

Frances Palmer

Life in the Studio (Artisan)

Lisa Przystup

Upstate Interiors (The Monicelli Press)

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