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

Stephanie Delman, Sanford J. Greenburger Associates
Adult Fiction / Historical Fiction / Literary Fiction / Mystery / Suspense / Thriller / Women's Fiction

Stephanie Delman, Sanford J. Greenburger Associates

I represent adult fiction. I’m currently looking for: Near-historical fiction (19th-20th century), especially based on true stories that have been overlooked Literary fiction of all kinds, interesting narrative devices, and coming-of-age novels for adult readers Upmarket women’s fiction and book club fiction, with brave female protagonists (more Jess Walter than Jennifer Weiner); no erotica or … Continue reading

Connor Goldsmith, Foreword Literary
Adult Fiction / Crime Fiction / Fantasy / Horror / MSWL Paragraphs / Science Fiction / Suspense / Thriller

Connor Goldsmith, Foreword Literary

I’m looking for Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror (especially High/Epic Fantasy and Space Opera), Thrillers/Crime Fiction, ‘Upmarket’ Commercial Fiction, and Literary Fiction with a unique and memorable hook. I’m especially interested in books by and about people from marginalized perspectives, such as LGBT+ people and/or racial minorities. I do not represent Young Adult, Middle Grade, or Children’s manuscripts at this … Continue reading

Brooks Sherman, The Bent Agency
Adult Fiction / Biography / Children's / Crime Fiction / Historical Fiction / History / Horror / Humor / MSWL Paragraphs / Mystery / Nonfiction / Picture Books / Pop Culture / Science / Science Fiction / Suspense / Thriller / Young Adult

Brooks Sherman, The Bent Agency

(Cross-posted with permission from BrooksSherman.com.) I believe I’m primarily known as an agent who works on picture books and middle grade and young adult fiction. It might surprise some of you to know that I work in adult fiction and nonfiction as well, and I’m actively looking to expand my list in those categories. Now, … 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

Caitie Flum, Liza Dawson Associates
Adult Fiction / Crime Fiction / Historical Fiction / History / LGBTQ / Memoir / Middle Grade / MSWL Paragraphs / Mystery / Narrative / New Adult / Nonfiction / Pop Culture / Romance / Suspense / Young Adult

Caitie Flum, Liza Dawson Associates

I am interested in adult, NA, YA, and middle grade fiction and nonfiction For all ages: historical fiction in any era, especially if it is from the perspective we normally don’t hear from. Think the maid or valet instead of the princess and king. Contemporary romance or romantic suspense in all heat levels with smart … Continue reading

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