Ferrari-Adler will be based in Verve’s New York office, working with Partner Liz Parker and IP Agent Noah Ballard to further expand the IP team.
Having previously served at Union Literary for over a decade, Ferrari-Adler was key to cultivating the agency’s successful cookbook portfolio and business endeavors. Her diverse representation spans recent New York Times bestsellers, Hello Sunshine Book Club and Read with Jenna picks. In addition to handling literary and commercial novels, she represents award-winning young adult and middle-grade novels, short story collections, graphic memoirs, narrative non-fiction, and cookbooks. Noteworthy clients under her representation include Jennifer Baker, Aya de Leon, Ariel Djanikian, Amy Kurzweil, Neel Patel, Ana Reyes, Gerardo Samano Cordova, and Susie Yang.
Ferrari-Adler previously edited the anthology Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant: Confessions of Cooking for One and Dining Alone.
The IP Team, established by Partner Liz Parker in 2018, has extended its reach to encompass Audio, representing numerous New York Times bestselling authors such as Mikki Daughtry (All This Time, Five Feet Apart), Ben McKenzie (Easy Money) and Nurse Hadley Vlahos (The In-Between). Additionally, the team has made a notable impact in the horror short story space with 12 successful sales, including Universal’s major acquisition in early 2023.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Jenni to Verve, ” the Partners said in a statement. “Her broad range of clients, impeccable taste, and decades of experience make her the ideal addition to our IP Team and to our growing New York office.”