Jessica Sinsheimer, The Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency
Adult Fiction / Biography / Children's / Cookbooks / Crime Fiction / Erotica / Historical Fiction / History / Journalism / LGBTQ / Literary Fiction / Magical Realism / Memoir / MSWL Paragraphs / Mystery / Narrative / New Adult / Nonfiction / Pop Culture / Psychology / Romance / Science / Science Fiction / Suspense / Thriller / Travel / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Jessica Sinsheimer, The Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency

I’m officially open to all genres–I know how that sounds, and yes, I know, YIKES, I’ll be getting a lot of mail–but I’m particularly interested right now in the following: Whatever the age group, I tend to love contrast–highbrow sentences and lowbrow content, beautiful settings and ugly motives–the books that are beautiful and scary, heartbreaking … Continue reading

Becca Stumpf, Prospect Agency
Adult Fiction / Fantasy / Historical Fiction / LGBTQ / Literary Fiction / Magical Realism / Middle Grade / MSWL Paragraphs / Mystery / Romance / Science Fiction / Suspense / Thriller / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Becca Stumpf, Prospect Agency

I’m currently looking for Young Adult and Middle Grade literary and commercial fiction, especially contemporary YA and MG stories that push boundaries, challenge assumptions, feature diverse protagonists and life circumstances, and go beyond girl-meets-boy to explore a broader view of life and human relationships. We absolutely need diverse books! My YA and Middle Grade wish … Continue reading

Christopher Hernandez, HarperCollins Children’s
Adult Fiction / Children's / Fantasy / LGBTQ / Literary Fiction / Magical Realism / MSWL Paragraphs / Picture Books / Science Fiction / Young Adult

Christopher Hernandez, HarperCollins Children’s

I’m looking for children’s books for all ages and most genres. I like well-crafted mysteries (for MG think The Westing Game or books by Rebecca Stead, for YA think Veronica Mars). Other middle grade books I’m looking for include: stories that blur the line between fantasy and reality (like the Spiderwick Chronicles, the Wildwood trilogy, … Continue reading

Annie Bomke, Annie Bomke Literary Agency
Adult Fiction / Crime Fiction / Historical Fiction / LGBTQ / Literary Fiction / Magical Realism / MSWL Paragraphs / Mystery / Psychology / Science / Suspense / Thriller / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Annie Bomke, Annie Bomke Literary Agency

My absolute favorite genre is psychological thrillers/mysteries.  I love character-rich literary fiction.  I also love historical fiction and fiction set in foreign lands.  If you combine all of those elements and send me a psychological, historical, literary mystery set in a foreign land, I’d be thrilled.  I like books with multicultural and LGBT characters.  I … Continue reading

Megha Parekh, Grand Central Publishing, Hachette Book Group
Erotica / LGBTQ / MSWL Paragraphs / New Adult / Romance / Suspense / Women's Fiction

Megha Parekh, Grand Central Publishing, Hachette Book Group

I am currently looking to acquire Scottish romance, romantic suspense, alpha hero or band of brothers contemporary romance, military romance, western/cowboy romance, a sexy sports romance series, erotic romance, new adult, dark romance, stepbrother romance, LGBTQ, multicultural, and commercial woman’s fiction. I’m not really looking for paranormal or sci-fi right now, unless it’s an author … Continue reading

Nicole Frail, Skyhorse
Cookbooks / Crafts/DIY / Fantasy / Humor / Journalism / LGBTQ / Magical Realism / MSWL Paragraphs / Nonfiction / Young Adult

Nicole Frail, Skyhorse

I would love to see young adult fiction with diverse characters dealing with real-life issues, cookbooks (single subject, crazy ideas, lots of photos), and well-written crafts and house and home/lifestyle. I’m also acquiring for humor, diet/nutrition, photography collections, pets, body/mind/spirit, and travel. At Skyhorse, we have a lot of interest and diverse lists, and I’d … Continue reading