Senior literary agent and Foreign Rights Manager, @BookEndsLit . Former editor. Looking for adult fiction and nonfiction.
This year, I’ve received about 1650 #queries. Of those, I requested 120, or 7.3% I signed 10, which is 8.3% of requested material, but only .6% of the total # of queries. I offered on a few more than I signed, so the offering percentage is actually slightly higher. 3/?
Now, bear in mind, 10 new clients is a lot. Most years, I take on maybe 4-5 new clients. But a big part of my focus this year is growing my #nonfiction list and that’s reflected in these numbers. 8 of the 10 I signed write nonfiction. The other 2 write romance. 2/?