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

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

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

Monica Odom, Bradford Literary Agency
Adult Fiction / Cookbooks / Historical Fiction / History / Journalism / Literary Fiction / Magical Realism / Memoir / MSWL Paragraphs / Pop Culture / Science Fiction

Monica Odom, Bradford Literary Agency

I’m currently building my client list with a focus on literary fiction, upmarket commercial fiction and historical fiction, as well as a focus on nonfiction in the areas of voice-driven memoir, pop culture, illustration, food and cooking, history, politics, and current affairs. I’m not looking for romance, military or religion right now. I’d love to … Continue reading

Meredith Bernstein, Meredith Bernstein Literary Agency
Adult Fiction / Crafts/DIY / Journalism / Literary Fiction / MSWL Paragraphs / Narrative / Nonfiction / Pop Culture / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Meredith Bernstein, Meredith Bernstein Literary Agency

VOICE: I start reading your manuscipt and I feel like I can see and feel what is happening in front of me. It’s as if you are sitting across the table, I lean forward, I don’t want you to ever stop talking. Send me that book! ATMOSPHERE/SET DESIGN: (1)Take me to a place I may have been –but … Continue reading

Annie Bomke, Annie Bomke Literary Agency
Adult Fiction / Crime Fiction / Historical Fiction / LGBTQ / Literary Fiction / Magical Realism / MSWL Paragraphs / Mystery / Psychology / Science / Suspense / Thriller / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Annie Bomke, Annie Bomke Literary Agency

My absolute favorite genre is psychological thrillers/mysteries.  I love character-rich literary fiction.  I also love historical fiction and fiction set in foreign lands.  If you combine all of those elements and send me a psychological, historical, literary mystery set in a foreign land, I’d be thrilled.  I like books with multicultural and LGBT characters.  I … Continue reading