Beth Phelan, The Bent Agency
Adult Fiction / Cookbooks / Humor / Middle Grade / MSWL Paragraphs / Pop Culture / Romance / Young Adult

Beth Phelan, The Bent Agency

these days, i’m hungry for: (young adult) emotional, funny, UCB-inspired contemporary Wet Hot American Summer for teens something fun but hearty to do with LARPing Funny People for teens contemporary story about a storm, flood, blackout, or other natural disaster stories that happen over short timelines (like over 24hrs or a weekend) — a short … Continue reading

Suzanne Evans, Entangled Publishing
Adult Fiction / Historical Fiction / New Adult / Romance / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Suzanne Evans, Entangled Publishing

For adult romance, I’m looking for historical romance with a good balance between romance and story, though I shy away from westerns and regency. I love suspense with realistic action that can still keep me on the edge of my seat and paranormal that steps out of the confines of vampires and werewolves. I love … Continue reading

John Silbersack, Trident Media Group
Adult Fiction / Historical Fiction / Middle Grade / MSWL Paragraphs / New Adult / Nonfiction / Romance / Science / Science Fiction / Suspense / Thriller / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

John Silbersack, Trident Media Group

What do you wish you had in your inbox?: I’m eager for all kinds of thrillers and suspense novels, but especially science-based (a la Michael Crichton) and military, and I’d like to see a thriller featuring a female hacker. I’m also interested in repping a gritty procedural series, like those by Peter Robinson or Michael … Continue reading

Adult Fiction / Crime Fiction / Fantasy / Historical Fiction / Literary Fiction / Magical Realism / Middle Grade / MSWL Paragraphs / Suspense / Thriller / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Victoria Marini, Gelfman Schneider / ICM Partners

I acquire an eclectic list of Middle Grade, YA and Adult fiction as well as non-fiction, and I tend be convinced by strong characters, distinct voice, and great storytelling. I’m always looking for contemporary middle grade and YA that delves into emotional territory with authenticity. Fantasy middle grade with an incredible world and strong characters. … Continue reading

Navah Wolfe, Saga Press/Simon & Schuster
Adult Fiction / Horror / MSWL Paragraphs / Mystery / Science Fiction / Suspense / Thriller / Young Adult

Navah Wolfe, Saga Press/Simon & Schuster

Please note that Saga Press is only open to agented submissions. Saga Press is publishing adult and young adult SF/F, so at the moment, I’m primarily looking for titles that will be sold in to the adult side of the market.  I’m mostly looking for adult titles, but am also interested in titles with crossover … Continue reading

Heather Howland, Entangled
Adult Fiction / MSWL Paragraphs / New Adult / Romance / Suspense / Thriller / Young Adult

Heather Howland, Entangled

I love YA, NA, and adult contemporary romance, category romance, and romantic thrillers. Stories driven by tropes (enemies to lovers, mistaken identity, forced proximity, etc.) with fun and/or unexpected meet-cutes and swoonworthy heroes shoot straight to the top of my slush pile. As for heat level, I only acquire steamy adult romance, but sweet YA … 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