Katie Grimm, Don Congdon Associates
Adult Fiction / Historical Fiction / Middle Grade / Narrative / Suspense / Young Adult

Katie Grimm, Don Congdon Associates

I’m always looking for literary fiction, upmarket women’s fiction, historical fiction, suspense, narrative non-fiction, young adult and middle grade. More specifically, my taste skews more weird, dark, and international in adult and more timeless than trendy in kids. I want books with a heartbeat, and I’m always delighted when an unusual structure or form functions … Continue reading

Hannah Elnan, Sasquatch Books
Adult Fiction / Crafts/DIY / Humor / Memoir / MSWL Paragraphs / Narrative / Nonfiction / Pop Culture / Psychology

Hannah Elnan, Sasquatch Books

I acquire nonfiction titles for our adult list with a Northwest regional focus yet national appeal. The tagline for what we do at Sasquatch is “cool stuff from here” and “here” extends from the Pacific Northwest into Alaska. I’m focusing on practical nonfiction in the categories of home, garden, craft, DIY, style, love and relationships, … Continue reading

Michelle Witte, Mansion Street Literary Management
Children's / Cookbooks / History / Middle Grade / MSWL Paragraphs / Narrative / Nonfiction / Picture Books / Science / Young Adult

Michelle Witte, Mansion Street Literary Management

I represent books for kids, both fiction and nonfiction, from board books up through young adult. My tastes are fairly eclectic, from light and funny to dark and creepy, and especially stories that veer off the beaten path. Here’s a list of the kinds of things I’d love to find: PICTURE BOOKS: I created a … Continue reading

Jaime Coyne, St. Martin’s Press
Biography / Humor / Journalism / Literary Fiction / Memoir / Narrative / Nonfiction / Psychology / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Jaime Coyne, St. Martin’s Press

I am interested in acquiring literary fiction, contemporary commercial fiction, women’s fiction, and young adult. In general I tend to be drawn to character-driven narratives, family sagas, and other stories that focus on the relationships between people. On the nonfiction side, I’m interested in a range of narrative nonfiction including memoir, biography, humor, and investigative … Continue reading

Jennifer Johnson-Blalock, Liza Dawson Associates
Cookbooks / History / Memoir / Narrative / Nonfiction / Pop Culture / Psychology / Suspense / Thriller / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Jennifer Johnson-Blalock, Liza Dawson Associates

I’m looking for nonfiction (narrative, prescriptive, and memoir) in almost all areas, especially current events, social sciences, women’s issues, law, business, history, the arts and pop culture, lifestyle, sports, and food, including cookbooks and health/wellness. I love nonfiction that uses a unique, specific story to cast light on and explore a larger issue. More specifically, … Continue reading

Liza Dawson, Liza Dawson Associates
Adult Fiction / Crime Fiction / Historical Fiction / History / Humor / Journalism / MSWL Paragraphs / Mystery / Narrative / Suspense / Thriller / Travel / Young Adult

Liza Dawson, Liza Dawson Associates

I’m really hoping to find an novel set in the French Revolution — or to find a writer who is interested in this period.  I have an idea for a novel that I’d like to share with the right person.  I’m also hungering for a literary mystery series set in Peking between World War I … Continue reading