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

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

Katie Grimm, Don Congdon Associates
Adult Fiction / Historical Fiction / Middle Grade / Narrative / Suspense / Young Adult

Katie Grimm, Don Congdon Associates

I’m always looking for literary fiction, upmarket women’s fiction, historical fiction, suspense, narrative non-fiction, young adult and middle grade. More specifically, my taste skews more weird, dark, and international in adult and more timeless than trendy in kids. I want books with a heartbeat, and I’m always delighted when an unusual structure or form functions … Continue reading

Brent Taylor, TriadaUS
Adult Fiction / Children's / Middle Grade / MSWL Paragraphs / New Adult / Suspense / Thriller / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Brent Taylor, TriadaUS

Middle grade: I’m probably most actively looking for something fairly light with a commercial voice, or a classic-feeling story. I love retellings, especially of familiar plotlines like THE PARENT TRAP, THE LITTLE PRINCESS, etc. Some MG books I’ve recently read and loved: THE WITCH’S BOY by Kelly Barnhill, RED BUTTERFLY by A.L. Sonnichsen, and A … Continue reading

Uwe Stender, TriadaUS
Adult Fiction / Middle Grade / Mystery / Nonfiction / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Uwe Stender, TriadaUS

I’m interested in all kinds of commercial fiction, especially Young Adult, Middle Grade, Mysteries, and Women’s Fiction. I am also interested in all kinds of non-fiction projects. But surprise me, my tastes are eclectic, and I may just love what you wrote! Any submission rules we should know about?: Please, just send the query and … 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