Literary Agents Seeking Authors

5 Literary Agents Looking for New Book Authors to Represent

5 Literary Agents Looking for New Book Authors to Represent

Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency

Jennifer Kim, Jr. Agent
Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency | Website
Del Mar, CA 92014 Jennifer

Current needs: Jennifer Kim is actively seeking authors to represent in these genres: 1) Young Adult Sci-Fi/Fantasy, including multicultural projects showcasing multi-dimensional, fallible lead characters from diverse backgrounds; 2) Contemporary YA that feature important themes exploring displacement, race, sexuality, and self-discovery; 3) Middle Grade stories that values tales of friendship, family, and self-reliance; 4) Adult stories, including travel narratives, historical fiction, coming of age stories, family adventures, stories of displacement, and magical realism. (Jennifer’s Wish List | How to Submit)

Corvisiero Literary Agency

Kaitlyn Johnson, Literary Agent Apprentice
Corvisiero Literary Agency
New York, NY 10016 | Website

Current needs: Kaitlyn is looking to represent authors who write Young Adult, New Adult, and Adult novels. She loves fantasy/urban fantasy stories, including time travel, dystopian, romance and historical fiction. (Kaithlyn’s Wish List | How to Submit)

Liza Dawson Associates

Jennifer Johnson-Blalock, Literary Agent
Liza Dawson Associates
New York, NY 10001 | Website

Current needs: Jennifer is reopening to queries February 1st. She will be seeking commercial and upmarket fiction, especially thrillers/mysteries/suspense, women’s fiction, contemporary romance, young adult, and middle grade. She is also looking for both narrative and prescriptive nonfiction. Her areas of interest: current events, social sciences, women’s issues, law, business, history, the arts and pop culture, lifestyle, sports, and food, including cookbooks and health/wellness. (Jennifer’s Wish List | How to Submit)

McIntosh & Otis, Inc.

Christa Heschke, Literary Agent
McIntosh & Otis, Inc.
New York, NY 10016 | Website

Current needs: Christa Heschke is actively acquiring for all age groups in children’s literature. For YA, she is interested in contemporary, thriller/mystery, fantasy and horror. She is open to all types of middle grade, especially adventure, mystery, and magical realism. In picture books she enjoys cute, funny stories (as opposed to sweet and quiet) as well as nonfiction biographies. (Christa’s Wish List | How to Submit)

Holloway Literary Agency

Kortney Price, Literary Agent Assistant
Holloway Literary Agency
Washington D.C. | Website

Current needs: Kortney Price is currently building her list and is seeking: 1) Middle Grade fiction written in the vein of Gordon Korman; 2) Young Adult – Thrillers similar to Lois Duncan; and 3) New Adult – Contemporary. (Kortney’s Wish List | How to Submit)


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