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

Brent Taylor, TriadaUS
Adult Fiction / Children's / Middle Grade / MSWL Paragraphs / New Adult / Suspense / Thriller / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Brent Taylor, TriadaUS

Middle grade: I’m probably most actively looking for something fairly light with a commercial voice, or a classic-feeling story. I love retellings, especially of familiar plotlines like THE PARENT TRAP, THE LITTLE PRINCESS, etc. Some MG books I’ve recently read and loved: THE WITCH’S BOY by Kelly Barnhill, RED BUTTERFLY by A.L. Sonnichsen, and 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

Elana Roth Parker, Red Tree Literary
Middle Grade / Picture Books / Young Adult

Elana Roth Parker, Red Tree Literary

I’m looking for middle-grade and young adult novels, and some picture books by author/illustrators. I’m not picky about genre—I’m mainly interested in strong plots (make me keep turning pages, please) told by voices I haven’t heard before. I want books that I can come back to over and over again. Make me think, but don’t … Continue reading

Katherine Harrison, Knopf BFYR/Penguin Random House
Children's / Middle Grade / MSWL Paragraphs / Picture Books / Young Adult

Katherine Harrison, Knopf BFYR/Penguin Random House

I’m seeking literary, character-driven middle grade and YA, plus the occasional picture book. It’s no exaggeration to say that voice has been the deciding factor in 100% of my acquisitions. Here are a few things I’m looking for specifically: Humor (whether it’s a quirky MG romp or a sad YA contemporary that brings levity to … 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