Our Team

  • Bookcase Literary Agency

    Flavia Viotti – Audio and Foreign Rights Inquires

    Flavia is the founder of Bookcase Literary Agency, is driven, determined and quick to see business opportunities, while using her management skills to bring a breath of fresh air into the market. She has always been an aggressive and addictive reader. She believes she has the best job in the world. Flavia has three beautiful teenage girls and is a confessed workaholic.

  • Penny Reid

    Penny Reid


    Penny Reid is the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA TODAY Bestselling Author of the Winston Brothers, Knitting in the City, Rugby, and Hypothesis series. She used to spend her days writing federal grant proposals as a biomedical researcher, but now she just writes books. She’s also a full time mom to three diminutive adults, wife, daughter, knitter, crocheter, sewer, general crafter, and thought ninja.

  • Fiona Fischer

    Executive Director

    Fiona Fischer is the Executive Director of Smartypants Romance and a professional purveyor of all things Penny Reid. When she’s not herding metaphorical cats you can find her playing cello, dreaming of Italy, and singing in the shower.

  • Brooke Nowiski

    Universe Administrator

    Brooke has been a rabid romance reader since 2003. That love for reading and happily ever afters led her to a behind-the-scenes role in the indie book community. She loves discovering and supporting new authors while also attempting to tackle her TBR list. This Tennessee girl currently enjoys her own happily ever after in Asheville, North Carolina with her bearded husband, two wild boys, and a really terrible cat.

Meet our collaborators

  • Chris Brinkley


    Chris is an experienced radio personality, emcee, voiceover artist, and NCAA Division I broadcaster. He also co-produced, wrote, and hosted two nationally syndicated radio shows heard on stations throughout the United States. With a varied communications background and extensive vocal repertoire, Chris possesses unparalleled experience and unique, vocal versatility. As a current basketball and football play-by-play announcer, he delivers enthusiasm and excitement. As the voice of several documentaries seen on the History Channel and PBS, he brings a trustworthiness and credibility to his delivery that captures the essence of the filmmaker’s vision.

    Chris currently devotes his time to voiceover acting and audiobook narration, is a sought after speaker and emcee for a variety of live events each year, and produces and writes the Quizzigory Podcast and Quizzigory books and audio books. As a voice over artist, he is an elite talent who puts a priority on making sure the client is 100% satisfied. He is willing to visit with the client over the phone, by email, or even Skype to enhance the collaborative effort needed to create the perfect vocal delivery.

  • Becky Hamm

    Web Developer

    Becky builds websites. Keep the proverb “the cobbler’s children have no shoes” in mind while visiting her website, metricslice.com.