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

Bridget Smith, Dunham Literary
Adult Fiction / Fantasy / Historical Fiction / Literary Fiction / Middle Grade / MSWL Paragraphs / Science Fiction / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Bridget Smith, Dunham Literary

I am looking for middle grade and young adult novels in a range of genres, including but not limited to fantasy and science fiction, historical fiction, and contemporary. I am also seeking fiction for adults, especially fantasy and science fiction, historical fiction, and upmarket women’s fiction. I am actively seeking books with underrepresented or minority … 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

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

Stephanie Delman, Sanford J. Greenburger Associates
Adult Fiction / Historical Fiction / Literary Fiction / Mystery / Suspense / Thriller / Women's Fiction

Stephanie Delman, Sanford J. Greenburger Associates

I represent adult fiction. I’m currently looking for: Near-historical fiction (19th-20th century), especially based on true stories that have been overlooked Literary fiction of all kinds, interesting narrative devices, and coming-of-age novels for adult readers Upmarket women’s fiction and book club fiction, with brave female protagonists (more Jess Walter than Jennifer Weiner); no erotica or … Continue reading

Melissa Edwards, The Aaron M. Priest Literary Agency, Inc.
Adult Fiction / Fantasy / Mystery / Nonfiction / Pop Culture / Thriller / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Melissa Edwards, The Aaron M. Priest Literary Agency, Inc.

Pretty much everything I am looking for could be either for adults or teens, depending on the age of the protagonist and the writing. My taste is similar for all age groups (within appropriate boundaries.) I would love to read something unabashedly girly — fun, light, easy to read, time-sucking fiction. See, e.g. Emily Giffin, … Continue reading