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

Anna Olswanger, Olswanger Literary
Children's / MSWL Paragraphs / Nonfiction / Picture Books

Anna Olswanger, Olswanger Literary

I am looking for picture books (author-illustrators only), middle grade fiction, the occasional middle grade and YA nonfiction, and adult nonfiction (no adult or YA fiction, unless you have written the most brilliant historical cozy mystery series). I rarely represent rhyming texts, and please don’t send manuscripts set in a circus. I would not like … 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

Elana Roth Parker, Red Tree Literary
Middle Grade / Picture Books / Young Adult

Elana Roth Parker, Red Tree Literary

I’m looking for middle-grade and young adult novels, and some picture books by author/illustrators. I’m not picky about genre—I’m mainly interested in strong plots (make me keep turning pages, please) told by voices I haven’t heard before. I want books that I can come back to over and over again. Make me think, but don’t … Continue reading

Laura Biagi, Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency Inc.
Children's / Historical Fiction / Literary Fiction / Magical Realism / Middle Grade / MSWL Paragraphs / Picture Books / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Laura Biagi, Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency Inc.

What I’m most interested in finding are books that give me an emotional response, that make me see the world differently, and that contain complex and compelling characters, plots that surprise, and dynamic writing that takes me places I didn’t expect. Some things I’m especially interested in at the moment: Magical realism in the vein … 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