Colleen Oefelein


Associate Literary Agent at NY's JDlit. Bookworm. Alaskan. Also Author CM McCoy: EERIE (S&S 2015). Irish Dancer. Retired USAF ~ChemE~SCBWI DAV.


The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency

Colleen Oefelein @eerie_o · 12 Jul 2019

~ ROMANCE - Contemporary Adult and YA
~ MG - Contemporary, fantasy, mystery/suspense/thriller. Humor a bonus!
~ YA - Romance (all sub-genres), contemporary, mystery/suspense/thriller

#amwriting #amquerying #writerslife #FridayThoughts

Colleen Oefelein @eerie_o · 28 Feb 2019

Dear #WritingCommunity
😃I'm building my list😀
Send me your:
~ Fantasy w/romance (YA & Adult)
~ Contemp Romance (YA & Adult)
~ High-concept MG (series potential a bonus)
~ YA contemp fantasy / paranormal / urban fantasy
~ Any genre w/ loads of white space, no overwriting


Colleen Oefelein @eerie_o · 12 Sep 2018

In YA and MG:
✔️ That quirky kid who cares so much about science and their "work" that pressures from social standings/social media never touch them. Humor's a must!

Sub instructions:…

Colleen Oefelein @eerie_o · 11 Apr 2018

In YA, an ANDROMEDA STRAIN-esque survivor story.


Colleen Oefelein @eerie_o · 11 Apr 2018

A romantic suspense involving painted rocks.


Colleen Oefelein @eerie_o · 8 Mar 2018

....waiting for Alaska's authors to wake up and get to #PitMad'ing
I'll be popping in & out throughout the day. If I miss your pitch, my inbox is open. Here's my #MSWL and submission instructions:…

Colleen Oefelein @eerie_o · 25 Feb 2018

#MSWL for YA:
~ a FAUST retelling
~ a plot that brings to mind Ibsen's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE
~ Grumpy antiheroes who can't seem to be evil (despite how they try) / humor is a plus!

Query instructions:…

Colleen Oefelein @eerie_o · 25 Feb 2018

~ Alaska Native main characters and authors <- OH PLEASE PLEASE SEND ME THESE!

* If you don't know the difference between Alaska Native & Native Alaskan, use Google 🙂👍

#AlaskaLife #amquerying
Query instructions:…