10 Literary Agents Seeking Picture Books NOW | Writer's DigestAgents work hard — and most query letters are read towards the end of the work day. So be gracious. It comes off as disrespectful and a bit flippant. If you already have an active Twitter account, use it to make a connection. Agents tweet in part to make it clear what they seek. Never blast-query a lot of agents all at once. This is unprofessional and it will get you nowhere.
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Great Agents Looking for Children’s Books NOW
If you want your book to be widely distributed, you need an agent. Catbird Productions. Kirsten Hall is one of the most prolific writer-agents in the world. I would love to meet this gal. Andrea Brown Literary Agency.
This post is based on old-fashioned research: I emailed 19 new literary agents seeking to build their client list, and got the inside dish from each of them. Many agents responded promptly to my question regarding what type of work they were seeking, and I was impressed and encouraged by the warmth and directness of their replies. By and large, agents are really looking for emerging writers. The below list of 19 New Literary Agents aims to facilitate a conversation between agents and potential clients. Whether the writer writes literary fiction, young adult, MG, upmarket, genre fiction or some blend of each, whether the author is seeking an agent for fiction or nonfiction, for novels or memoirs, short stories, essays, biographies, even graphic novels, the below list provides options for everyone.
Some gave personal notes about their tastes while some did not. Good luck querying! Note from Chuck : Some of these agents are open to text-only submissions. Some agents want subs from author-illustrators only. Make sure you read on to know which are which.