Agents > Contemporary

Abby Schulman @AbbySchul

Book nerd, runner, Ravenclaw, adorer of all cats. Associate agent at RF Literary and seeking YA, SFF, and character-driven stories with lots of heart.

Los Angeles, CA

Rebecca Friedman Literary Agency

Adah Nuchi @AdahNuchi

Agent at Jill Corcoran Literary Agency. A little bit Twitter shy! For more about me, my wishlist, and how to submit, visit goo.gl/PasR56.

Jill Corcoran Literary Agency

Alex Barba @AlexandraBarba

📚 YA & politics. Lover of singing, dancing, and soccer. Compulsive organizer. Dog mom.

Inklings Literary Agency

Alexandra Weiss @akaweiss

Associate literary agent at @JDLitAgency . Book lover, amateur astronomer, dream chaser. Tweets are my own. Submission guidelines: jdlit.com

Chicago, IL

The Jennifer De Chiara Agency

Amber Caraveo 🐯 @AmberCaraveo

Co-founder of the Skylark Literary agency: @SkylarkLit . Loves sunny days, American TV, myths & mysteries, children's books, YA books, all books!

UK

Skylark Literary

Amelia Appel @AmeliaLAppel

Assistant Literary Agent @triadaus , lover of most things sports, all things food, and forever convinced that my Hogwarts-letter-bearing owl will find me one day

New York, NY

Triada US Literary Agency

Amy Elizabeth @amylizbishop

NYC. Literary agent & assistant @DGandBTweets . Morning person, feminist, tea AND coffee, often crabby. @SUNYGeneseo alum. Garamond enthusiast. Rise up.

New York, NY

Dystel, Goderich & Bourret

Ann Leslie Tuttle @AnnLeslieTuttle

Literary Agent at Dystel, Goderich & Bourret specializing in romance/women’s fiction. Former romance editor. Proud mother. Loves travel, needlepoint, and NYC.

New York, NY

Dystel, Goderich & Bourret

Becky LeJeune @BeckyLeJeune

Associate Agent @ Bond Literary Agency. Blogger. Food nerd. Also, watches too much tv. All opinions my own :)

Bond Literary Agency

Ben Grange @BLGrange

Literary agent at the L. Perkins Agency. I'm a dad. I'm a writer. Rep'd by @fraserstephena . I make video games under @monstersandco . I used to Wizard Rock.

New York, NY

L. Perkins Agency

Bridget Smith @bredalot

aka Breda. Agent at Dunham Literary. Co-host of @ShipAndHandling publishing podcast. Plays with swords in free time. Way too long-winded for Twitte

New York, NY

Dunham Literary

Caitie Flum @caitief

Assistant and agent at Liza Dawson Associates. Thoughts are my own. Huge nerd, musical theater lover, Slytherin.

Liza Dawson Associates

Caitlin McDonald @literallycait

Literary agent at DMLA & major geek. I rep SFF for adults & YA, plus geeky, feminist, or foodie nonfic. I really like dinosaurs.

Philadelphia, PA

Donald Maass Literary Agency

Catherine Hedrick @CathieHedrick

Literary Agent at The Purcell Agency, LLC thepurcellagency.com. #YA #NA

United States

The Purcell Agency

Danielle Egan-Miller @Daninoel25

Literary Agent @ Browne & Miller Literary Associates; wife, mom, gardener, Scottie lover, Dead Head, intrepid reader

Hinsdale, IL

Browne & Miller Literary Associates

DeidreKnight @DeidreKnight

Literary Agent for 21 years. NYT bestselling author. Please direct queries to knightagency.net. I’m here for the virtual brownies.

Madison, Georgia

The Knight Agency

Dr. Uwe Stender @UweStenderPhD

Literary Agent of books for humans aged 1-100, and occasional university professor. Liebt Musik, Filme, Buecher, Fussball. #TeamTriada . Ich sage, was ich denke.

Triada US

Elaine Spencer @ElaineSpencer

Lit Agent w/@knightagency. Unashamed dog-lover, glitter enthusiast & Pinterest fanatic. I read. I eat. I parent. I travel. I shop. I run. And sometimes I tweet.

On IG: @ElaineSpencer_TKA

The Knight Agency

Elena Giovinazzo @elenagiovinazzz

Senior Literary Agent at Pippin Properties. Overuser of the 😍 emoji.

New York, NY

Pippin Properties

Elizabeth Copps @escopps

Associate Agent at Maria Carvainis Agency. Florida native. Prosecutor of the passive voice.

New York, NY

Maria Carvainis Agency

Ella Kahn @elladkahn

Literary Agent @dkwlitagency #mswl upmarket contemporary & historical fiction; children's & YA; narrative non-fic. Loves cooking, history, art, design, singing!

Crouch End/Stroud Green/Harringay

DKW Literary Agency

Emmanuelle Morgen @EmMorgen

Literary agent at @StonesongNYC . Hobokener. Oregonian. Reps YA, MG and adult contemp, SFF, and hist fiction & romance

New York

Stonesong

Erin Niumata @ecniumata

SVP at Folio Literary. I represent commercial women’s fiction, historical fiction, mystery, thrillers, beauty, history, health, parenting and lifestyle.

London and NYC

Folio Literary Management

Hannah Sheppard @YA_Books

D H H Literary Agency Director & Freelance Editor. Story lover. Book-as-object lover. Infatuated with vintage typewriters. Feminist. It's Ms.

www.dhhliteraryagency.com

D H H Literary Agency

Helen Boyle @InklingPress

Agent at Pickled Ink and editor of WRD magazine. Book-pusher. Lover of words and pictures. Lapsed screen printer. Borderline crazy cat lady...

iPhone: 0.000000,0.000000

Pickled Ink

Hilary Harwell @HilaryHarwell

Associate Agent at KT Lit | Children's Writer | Seeker of profundity, sunshine, fun, and good books. Go Broncos! Go Buffs! hilaryquery@ktliterary.com

Colorado

KT Literary

Jamie Vankirk @JamieVankirk

Owner of Rainbow Nerds Literary. Book, dog, and Oxford comma enthusiast. Slytherin. Trying to make media more diverse one book at a time. #Resist .

Rainbow Nerds Literary

Jen Chen Tran @jenchentran

Literary Agent & author cheerleader at Bradford Literary. Bibliophile, esquire & raconteur. Two-time school spelling bee champ. #WeNeedDiverseBooks

Where the books are

Bradford Literary

jen rofé @jenrofe

Children's lit agent with @AndreaBrownLit who dreams about being a bakery-owning cowgirl. Nevermind that I don't bake much or have a horse.

SoCal

Andrea Brown Literary Agency

Jennie @regina_gladii

I nerd out over books, history, rock music, cooking, fart jokes, & feminism. Literary agent @lupinegrove . Editor @4everYA . Bookseller @Booksmith .

San Francisco, California

Lupine Grove Creative

jennifer "v important scientist" laughran @literaticat

Literary Agent, Kid's Book Maven, Slytherin, Snacktivist. I prob'ly shouldn't brag, but dag, I amaze and astonish. Art by @cuddlefishpress

jenniferlaughran.com

Andrea Brown Literary Agency

Jennifer Kim @jennbkim

Assistant and Agent at the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency by day, bookseller by night. Tweets are my own.

California, USA

Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency

Jess Dallow @jldallow

associate literary agent at @browerliterary . wine, books, avocados, binge watching, and wishing for an elephant. opinions and tweets are my own.

nyc

Brower Literary & Management

Jessica Alvarez @AgentJessicaA

Book junkie. Senior literary agent, BookEnds. Former editor. If it's fiction & women will read it, I'll rep it*. *Some exclusions apply, see website for details

BookEnds Literary Agency

Jessica S. ☕️ @TheWriteShadow

My eyes sting, my hands are shaking, and the coffee is never strong enough... ✒Literary Agent @GoldenWheatLit ✒Professional Editor & Ghostwriter

GoldenWheatLiterary.com | KS

Golden Wheat Literary

John Cusick @johnmcusick

Agent with Folio Literary Management / Folio Jr. Author of GIRL PARTS and CHERRY MONEY BABY. Mostly harmless. Submission guidelines at bit.ly/2i7dTOJ

New York, NY

Folio Literary Management

Jordan Hamessley @thejordache

Literary agent at @NewLeafLiterary representing PB, MG, YA, and adult genre fiction. Horror & SF geek who loves books. Musical theater nerd.

Berkeley, CA

New Leaf Literary

Justin Wells @Justin_941

Jr. Literary Agent at @CorvisieroLit 👨🏻‍💻 | SEMO - PR | INFJ-T | Thoughts are my own

Missouri

Corvisiero Literary Agency

Kevan Lyon @KevanLyon

Literary Agent, historical fiction fanatic, dog lover, beach walker...

San Diego

Marsal Lyon Literary Agency

Kiki Nguyen @kianangu

Assistant Agent at DMLA. Writer. Serial eater. Proud Hufflepuff. She/her. I smile a lot, mostly bc of my clients @hkalyssa & @alexhiggins0407 🦄💜

NYC

Donald Maass Literary Agency

Kim Lionetti @BookEndsKim

Literary agent of adult and young adult fiction, looking for #ownvoices . Autism mom. British period drama addict. Gosling aficionado. Penn State alum.

New Jersey

BookEnds Literary Agency

Kira @KiraWatsonESA

YA/MG/ PBs.Agent/Foreign Rights Manager. One day I'll have a villain named after me. ❤️ Tattoos, metal, & 🏋🏻‍♀️. 📷 @kirawatsonesa (opinions are my own)

New York, NY

Emma Sweeney Agency

Lana Popovic @LanaPopovicLit

Lit agent @ C&S. Honey badger hufflequeer. Author of WICKED LIKE A WILDFIRE & FIERCE LIKE A FIRESTORM, KT Books/HC 2017 & 2018. IG @lanalyte . Rep: @tayhaggerty

Boston, MA

Chalberg & Sussman

Leon Husock @LeonHusock

Associate agent at @lperkinsagency . Ring-winner, Luckwearer, Barrel-rider, Emperor of the Lone Islands, Master of Lost-Hope. Currently open to queries.

New York

L. Perkins Agency

Leslie Zampetti @leslie_zampetti

Assistant agent at Dunham Literary. Lapsed librarian. Rapacious reader. Working writer. Member of @SCBWI .

New York, NY

Dunham Literary

Lisa Rodgers @_LisaRodgers

Knitter, dancer, gamer, NorCal native. Learning French. Literary agent with @awfulagent . Opinions are my own. Closed to queries until 1/8/18.

New York City

JABberwocky Literary Agency

Lizzie Poteet @lizziepoteet

Southern girl with a hint of Yankee, agent at the Seymour Agency, former editor. I tweet about romantic/nerdy things. All opinions my own-especially about #DWTS

Yankee Territory

Seymour Agency

Lori Perkins @LoriPerkinsRAB

Publisher of Riverdale Avenue Books.Award-winning lit agent at Lperkinsagency.com. Co-author of Two Dukes and a Lady @LornaJWrites . Native NYer, feminist.

New York City

L. Perkins Agency

Lucy Carson @LucyACarson

Literary Agent at The Friedrich Agency, fried chicken enthusiast, Anglophile, dog AND cat person. Repping fiction and non-fiction for adults and teens.

New York, NY

The Friedrich Agency

Mackenzie Brady Watson @MackenzieCBrady

Literary agent at SKLA whose happiness relies on the THREE R's: Reading, Running and Raiding the refrigerator.

It's a war: Philly vs. NYC

Stuart Krichevsky Literary Agency

Marie Lamba @marielamba

Author of GREEN GREEN (FSG), A DAY SO GRAY (Clarion), WHAT I MEANT... (Random House), DRAWN, and OVER MY HEAD, and Literary Agent at Jennifer De Chiara Literary

Pennsylvania, USA

Jennifer De Chiara Literary

Marietta B Zacker @AgentZacker

My passion: Books (YA to the youngest of readers). Proudly & simultaneously wear my hats (& always with Latina flair!): literary agent & agent liaison for WNDB

Gallt & Zacker Literary Agency

Marlene Stringer @MarleneStringer

Literary Agent, pop culture follower, Opera lover, birder, early am beach walker & my best work: Mom of four

Florida, USA

The Stringer Literary Agency

Michelle Richter📚 @Michrichter1

Associate agent at @FuseLiterary . Pace University Publishing adjunct professor & alum. Ailurophile & British crime TV addict.

Columbia County, NY

Fuse Literary

Molly O'Neill @molly_oneill

Literary agent & builder of bookmakers @RootLiterary . Collector & connector of words + art + people + stories. Shameless sharer of cat pics. @MarquetteU alum.

Brooklyn, NY by way of Texas

Waxman Leavell Literary Agency

Nephele Tempest @NepheleTempest

Literary agent @KnightAgency , writer, and unapologetic bookworm. Opinions are my own, and I've got a lot of them.

Pasadena, CA

The Knight Agency

Nicole Payne @tnicolepayne

Made up of one part Researcher, one part Nocturnal writer and two parts chocolate. Literary Agent @GoldenWheatLit .

Texas

Golden Wheat Literary

Patricia Nelson @patricianels

Literary Agent at Marsal Lyon Literary Agency (@MarsalLyonLit), representing YA, MG, women's fic, romance & select literary fic. I'm looking for a mind at work.

San Diego, CA

Marsal Lyon Literary Agency

Patty & Amy Books @9Princess4life

Sarcastic, busy, funny, moms who are literary agents @metamorphLitAg and co-authors of #textingprincecharming #amwriting #romance #teen We follow back!

In the middle

Metamorphosis Literary Agency

Penny Moore @precociouspenny

Ravenclaw, Mom to Mischievous Tuxedo Cats, Corgi Lover, and Literary Agent at Empire Literary. Send me your diverse kid's lit please!

NYC

Empire Literary

Quressa "Tryna be the Beyanna of Agents" Robinson @qnrisawesome

I like good books. I cannot lie. MFA from @ColumbiaSOA . Book Slut. Slytherin alum. Lit agent @ NLA. Married to a BadHombre. When I get mad I speak Parseltongue.

Bronx, NY

Nelson Literary Agency

Rossano Trentin @RossanoTrentin

Literary and film agent @TZLA Contemporary fiction and tv series addicted. Sport enthusiast. Motorsport fan.

Italy

TZLA

Samantha Bagood @sambliterary

Literary agent for children's and YA. Lover of crafting and designing pretty paper things. New mom. 🦁

California, USA

Samantha B. Literary

Samantha Wekstein @SWekstein

Literary Agent at Writers House assisting Al Zuckerman. Pitch to Swekstein@writershouse.com w/query and first chapter (attachment). ENFJ, Gryffindor, dog lover.

Manhattan, NY

Writers House

Sara Megibow @SaraMegibow

Literary Agent at KT Literary. Publishing and parenting. Some hiking and skiing thrown in for sanity. Always LGBTQ and Diversity friendly!

sunny Colorado

KT Literary

Sarah Davies @SarahGreenhouse

Founder & agent of children's/YA at Greenhouse Literary, based in the US & UK. Internationalist & #Remain . History lover & slave to dachsunds. Grows things.

London & New York

Greenhouse Literary

Sarah E. Younger @seyitsme

A Southern Girl living in the Big Apple. Senior Agent at the Nancy Yost Literary Agency. Words I live by Psalm 19:14. Oh and I'm an Awesome Aunty.

NYC

Nancy Yost Literary Agency

Stacey Donaghy @DonaghyLiterary

Literary Agent and Founder at Donaghy Literary Group. Be sure to review my #MSWL . Looking forward to reading your query.

Donaghy Literary Group

Taylor Haggerty @tayhaggerty

Literary agent. Often found in a book, at the beach, or both.

Los Angeles, CA

Root Literary

Therese Coen @theresecoen

Rights Director + Agent @hardmanswainson . Belgian emigrant with suspicious inflection. Cake-devouring cyclist.

London, England

Hardman & Swainson

Wendi Lulu Gu @WendiLuluGu

Books, fiber, and dogs. Self-actualizing 24/7. Yogi at @douyogabk . Literary agent at @JanklowNesbit .

Janklow & Nesbit