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

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

Suzie Townsend, New Leaf Literary
Adult Fiction / Crime Fiction / Historical Fiction / Magical Realism / Middle Grade / MSWL Paragraphs / New Adult / Romance / Suspense / Thriller / Young Adult

Suzie Townsend, New Leaf Literary

I want fiction for middle grade, YA, new adult, and adult categories. In particular, I’d love high concept literary middle grade works like When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead and Wonder by RJ Palacio. I love all things YA but I’m especially looking for an epic love story (like a story which could be the “new” … Continue reading

Adult Fiction / Crime Fiction / Humor / Journalism / MSWL Paragraphs / Suspense / Thriller / Women's Fiction

Natasha Simons at Simon & Schuster

In fiction, I am looking for dark suspense and psychological thrillers (no procedural thrillers, please) along the lines of Gone Girl. I love noir and crime fiction, especially anything that plays around with the genre and subverts expectations. I am interested primarily in narratives about smart, flawed, dangerous women of all kinds. Dream buys: The … Continue reading

Diana Finch, The Diana Finch Literary Agency
Crime Fiction / Fantasy / Memoir / MSWL Paragraphs / Narrative / Nonfiction / Science / Young Adult

Diana Finch, The Diana Finch Literary Agency

What I like to see are:  Books about the environment – but not just nature writing, also science, business, lifestyle issues, even YA fantasy!  Memoirs about difficult journeys, both literal and emotional.  Stories, both fiction and nonfiction, about sports, all sports.  A crime story by a man or a woman that Elmore Leonard or Joseph … Continue reading