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

Michelle Richter, Fuse Literary
Adult Fiction / Crime Fiction / MSWL Paragraphs / Suspense / Thriller / Women's Fiction

Michelle Richter, Fuse Literary

I love mystery and am looking for cozies, amateur sleuth and police or PI procedural in the vein of Laura Lippman, Tana French, Michael Connelly, Dennis Lehane, Chelsea Cain. I’d love to find a twisty stand-alone like Gone Girl, The Good Girl, or Before I Go to Sleep. Strong female protagonists are a plus, but … Continue reading

Brooks Sherman, The Bent Agency
Adult Fiction / Biography / Children's / Crime Fiction / Historical Fiction / History / Horror / Humor / MSWL Paragraphs / Mystery / Nonfiction / Picture Books / Pop Culture / Science / Science Fiction / Suspense / Thriller / Young Adult

Brooks Sherman, The Bent Agency

(Cross-posted with permission from BrooksSherman.com.) I believe I’m primarily known as an agent who works on picture books and middle grade and young adult fiction. It might surprise some of you to know that I work in adult fiction and nonfiction as well, and I’m actively looking to expand my list in those categories. Now, … Continue reading

Thao Le, Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency
Middle Grade / MSWL Paragraphs / Young Adult

Thao Le, Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency

•      More diverse stories (whether it be MG, YA, or adult SFF). •       Stories with atmospheric writing and lush settings. •       Epistolary romances (where the couple falls in love without meeting each other, only knowing one another through letters or emails or text message, etc). Mistaken identity is a … 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

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