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Shannon Hassan, Marsal Lyon Literary
Adult Fiction / Literary Fiction / Middle Grade / Nonfiction / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Shannon Hassan, Marsal Lyon Literary

Hello! I am an agent at Marsal Lyon Literary representing authors of literary and commercial fiction, young adult and middle grade fiction, and select narrative nonfiction.  In general I look for fresh voices, compelling characters, and crisp prose.  Currently on my wish list: •       “Book Club” reads that hit the sweet spot between … Continue reading

Lydia Shamah, Carol Mann Agency
Adult Fiction / Literary Fiction / Magical Realism / Middle Grade / MSWL Paragraphs / Pop Culture / Psychology / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Lydia Shamah, Carol Mann Agency

In fiction I’m open to Adult, YA and MG. I’m looking for edgy and enchanting page-turners written with a light hand. I always enjoy complex female characters, and have a thing for unreliable narrators. I love fiction that explores social issues or is inspired by the headlines, like ROOM by Emma Donahue and THE HATE … Continue reading

Lane Heymont, The Seymour Agency
Fantasy / Nonfiction / Romance / Science Fiction

Lane Heymont, The Seymour Agency

I am looking for previously unpublished manuscripts. Fantasies outside the realm of Medieval times (any other historical period works) with diverse characters and addressing social issues. Common tropes need not apply. Secondary-world is a harder sell for me, but as long as it’s not based on a western European culture I’ll take a look. For … Continue reading

Julie Gwinn, The Seymour Agency
Adult Fiction / Historical Fiction / Nonfiction / Romance / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Julie Gwinn, The Seymour Agency

My wishlists are: * Cute contemporary romance in the vein of Sophie Kinsella or Bridget Jones Diary. * Historical romance set in Ireland or Scotland, Spain or Italy * Southern fiction * Complicated murder mystery with multiple twists and turns like Sherlock Holmes Julie accepts queries in the following genres: women’s fiction, inspirational fiction and … Continue reading

Bridget Smith, Dunham Literary
Adult Fiction / Fantasy / Historical Fiction / Literary Fiction / Middle Grade / MSWL Paragraphs / Science Fiction / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Bridget Smith, Dunham Literary

I am looking for middle grade and young adult novels in a range of genres, including but not limited to fantasy and science fiction, historical fiction, and contemporary. I am also seeking fiction for adults, especially fantasy and science fiction, historical fiction, and upmarket women’s fiction. I am actively seeking books with underrepresented or minority … Continue reading