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

Whitley Abell, Inklings Literary Agency
Adult Fiction / Historical Fiction / Literary Fiction / Middle Grade / Romance / Thriller / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Whitley Abell, Inklings Literary Agency

I am building my list of YA, MG, and Adult fiction. Regardless of market or genre, I’m looking for books with a great hook or a fascinating world, a strong but *real* protagonist, a story I can sink my teeth into, and, most importantly, a voice I would follow to the end of the world … Continue reading

Tiffany Liao, Penguin Random House
Fantasy / Horror / Literary Fiction / Middle Grade / Romance / Young Adult

Tiffany Liao, Penguin Random House

I’m looking for ambitious, high-concept YA/MG projects with that irresistible commercial hook, but I will always have a soft spot for a really beautiful literary story. Some projects I’m currently hankering for… A YA romance with a “5 minutes in the future” premise a la MORE HAPPY THAN NOT and that terrible/wonderful movie “Timer.” High … 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

Quressa Robinson, St Martin’s
Adult Fiction / Fantasy / Historical Fiction / History / Horror / Humor / Memoir / MSWL Paragraphs / Narrative / Nonfiction / Science / Women's Fiction

Quressa Robinson, St Martin’s

My interests in fiction include historical fiction—particularly untold stories (Apartheid, the genocide in Rwanda or any other non-European historical events (or something similar to the movie Belle which features a black aristocratic woman in 18th Century England), American history (the Harlem Renaissance, Japanese Internment, Chinese immigration to the West Coast/building of the railroad) with a … 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

Maria Vicente, PS Literary Agency
Adult Fiction / Crafts/DIY / Horror / Literary Fiction / Magical Realism / Middle Grade / MSWL Paragraphs / New Adult / Nonfiction / Pop Culture / Suspense / Thriller / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Maria Vicente, PS Literary Agency

For Young Adult, I am looking for contemporary, psychological horror, and magical realism. I’d love to see a friendship break-up story, and I’m drawn to diverse characters with interesting quirks and hobbies. For Middle Grade, I am looking for realistic stories with a quirky plot and a contemporary ‘Sweet Valley Twins’ series. On the adult … Continue reading