Rena Rossner, The Deborah Harris Literary Agency
Adult Fiction / Children's / Fantasy / Historical Fiction / LGBTQ / Literary Fiction / Memoir / Middle Grade / MSWL Paragraphs / Mystery / Picture Books / Science Fiction / Thriller / Young Adult

Rena Rossner, The Deborah Harris Literary Agency

In terms of Children’s books I represent Picture Books, Chapter Books, Middle Grade and Young Adult. In terms of Adult fiction, I look for Literary, Historical, Fantasy and SciFi, Romance and Thrillers, though I am open to all genres. Nonfiction: in all genres, but it depends on the project. I have a love for history, … Continue reading

Michelle Witte, Mansion Street Literary Management
Children's / Cookbooks / History / Middle Grade / MSWL Paragraphs / Narrative / Nonfiction / Picture Books / Science / Young Adult

Michelle Witte, Mansion Street Literary Management

I represent books for kids, both fiction and nonfiction, from board books up through young adult. My tastes are fairly eclectic, from light and funny to dark and creepy, and especially stories that veer off the beaten path. Here’s a list of the kinds of things I’d love to find: PICTURE BOOKS: I created a … Continue reading

Alex Arnold, Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins
Magical Realism / Middle Grade / MSWL Paragraphs / Young Adult

Alex Arnold, Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins

A YA with an atmosphere & setting impossible to extract myself from. (I felt this way about adult novels RULES OF CIVILITY & THE SECRET HISTORY, and Laini Taylor’s DAUGHTER OF SMOKE AND BONE in YA.) I want a middle grade that will make me cry, but also laugh–maybe at the same time. I’m a … Continue reading

Alycia Tornetta at Entangled
Adult Fiction / Historical Fiction / LGBTQ / MSWL Paragraphs / New Adult / Romance / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Alycia Tornetta at Entangled

For Young Adult, I am looking for contemporary, sci-fi, and thrillers. I also love books that combine genres in a unique and clever way. I’d love to see more interesting settings and cultures. And I’m also looking for fun, romantic dual POV contemporary romances. Bad boys and cute nerdy guys are my favorite. For New … 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

Christopher Hernandez, HarperCollins Children’s
Adult Fiction / Children's / Fantasy / LGBTQ / Literary Fiction / Magical Realism / MSWL Paragraphs / Picture Books / Science Fiction / Young Adult

Christopher Hernandez, HarperCollins Children’s

I’m looking for children’s books for all ages and most genres. I like well-crafted mysteries (for MG think The Westing Game or books by Rebecca Stead, for YA think Veronica Mars). Other middle grade books I’m looking for include: stories that blur the line between fantasy and reality (like the Spiderwick Chronicles, the Wildwood trilogy, … Continue reading