Women Beyond a Certain Age Podcast
Society & Culture
Agent Extraordinaire Sally Ekus
Agent Extraordinaire Sally Ekus tells us that the better your cookbook proposal, the bigger the advance. Does your proposal pass the “toddler test?” Listen in to find out what this magical test is!
Sally is the lead agent and co-owner at The Ekus Group, a full-service culinary agency specializing in Literary and Talent representation. She represents a wide range of culinary, health, wellness, and lifestyle talent, from first-time cookbook authors to seasoned chefs, RDs, professional food writers and bloggers, and internet and YouTube personalities. From concept to contract, she has brokered over 300 book deals with top publishers including Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, Hachette, Simon & Schuster, and numerous indie publishers. To honor The Ekus Group’s 40th anniversary in April 2022, she launched a self-paced online course called How to Write a Cookbook. Its bite-sized curriculum distills 4 decades of cookbook publishing knowledge into less than 3 hours. Leveraging Sally’s expertise, aspiring authors are already fast-tracking their success by overcoming the steep learning curve of today’s evolving industry climate.
Women Beyond a Certain Age is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Denise Vivaldo. She brings her own lively, humorous, and experienced viewpoint to the topics she discusses with her guests. The podcast covers wide-ranging subjects of importance to older women.
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