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

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

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

Blair Thornburgh, Quirk Books
Adult Fiction / Magical Realism / MSWL Paragraphs / Narrative / New Adult / Romance / Science Fiction / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Blair Thornburgh, Quirk Books

Quirk Books is an independent publisher and seeker of all things awesome, operating out of a former barrel factory in Philadelphia and distributed worldwide by Random House. We publish 25 “strikingly unconventional” books a year: fiction and non-fiction; adults, YA, and MG. You may know us from some of our bestselling titles like PRIDE AND … Continue reading