Rebecca carter is looking for groundbreaking new literary fiction writers, as well as writers of upmarket crime and thrillers, and some. Science fiction literary agents open to submissions. Oct 02, 2019 find literary agents open to submissions from under represented and unique voices in this post. Fiction literary agents find all fiction book agents on our list of literary agents using the official directory of literary agents. We do not accept screenplay, stage play, poetry, or picture book queries. Torforge publishes science fiction and fantasy books. H ere are nine literary agents actively building their client lists. Find science fiction literary agents open to submissions in this post. Science fiction literary agents find all science fiction book agents on our list of literary agents using the official directory of literary agents. Sff literary agent wishlist meet oli munson we are asking some of the uks top literary agents to share with us what kind of science fiction and fantasy submissions they are on the lookout for. Hofsetz boldly writing fun science fiction and fantasy. She has a phd in the history of american civilization from harvard, and.
Literary agents help writers find publishers, as well as negotiate the deal and sales. May 09, 2018 paul stevens of donald maass literary agency. Marks authors have gotten sixfigure book deals, been on the nyt bestseller list, and published with houses such as random. Hulse follows up her strong debut black river, 2015 with an even stronger novel about the fallout from an act of domestic terrorism. Phoenix literary uk phoenix lit was set up by rhian davies to provide a range of services and, under its agency arm specifically, to specialise in crime and. There are many successful literary agents who provide excellent service to their clients. Best science fiction literary agents 25 top scifi book agents.
Professionally, she has worked as a publicity and editorial intern at europa editions, as an editorial intern at henry holt, where she illustrated the cover of number one chinese restaurant, and as a bookseller at lit. Bookends literary agency rewriting a selfpublished book. Here are ten literary agents seeking science fiction. Literary agents for science fiction jericho writers.
Apr 24, 2015 the road, by cormac mccarthy bleak and dense, the road like much of mccarthys writing resembles a long form poem more than a genre novel. She cant resist a twist of the fantastical in unexpected places, and her reading interests are varied, from magical. Today at folio literary management, he is building a strong list of clients and writers that connect with the audience. 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. Before that, she was an agent at red sofa literary. Science fiction and fantasy writers of america wikipedia. H ere are 14 agents currently seeking science fiction manuscripts.
Founded in 1983, the rees literary agency is renowned for its work with leading authors. Andy kifer, the gernert company smart genre fiction. Caryn has been an agent with the andrea brown literary agency since 2003, and she has sold over 425 books. With 15 years experience as an agent, michael has had the fortune to work with. You can still write classic space opera and find a market, but theres an increasing interest in dystopia, genre collisions, and any intelligent ideadriven fiction. She is interested in submissions for bold literary and upmarket fiction. Kristin nelson president and founding literary agent.
Mcdonald, an agent with donald maass literary, is looking for science fiction. We represent a topdrawer range of authors, both as primary. Uk literary agents who specialise in science fiction and. Whether the writer writes literary fiction, young adult, mg, upmarket, genre fiction or some. As an author of science fiction or fantasy, a literary agent can help you sell your novel to a major publisher, but its tough to find an agent thats actually looking for new authors. List of literary agents 20202021 book agents looking for. Jan, 2019 this is the 2019 literary agent analysis genre edition. Also, agents can close their lists, or switch agencies. Make sure to read the agency website before submitting. Success in the publishing world depends on getting your project in front of the right person at the right time. Best literary agents 20202021 all genres top book agents. We are especially eager to read thrillers, horror, commercial suspense, speculative fiction, upmarket womens fiction, middle grade, ya, literary fiction, researchdriven non fiction, and narrative non fiction. Fantasy and science fiction publishers who accept unsolicited.
For example, you can use the list to find literary agencies and publishing agents in nyc, literary agencies and book agents in california, and more. We are also expanding into other genres, such as crime and thrillers, womens fiction and young adult fiction. New writers should approach the agency in writing no email manuscripts accepted outlining their novel on one page and including the first three chapters of their novel for consideration. Anticipated 2016 literary fiction based on listed usa release dates note.
Jodi reamer writers house, mackenzie frasierbub trident media group, and meredith bernstein meredith bernstein literary agency. Sf novels that should be considered literary classics the b. Although other agencies will work with science fiction and fantasy manuscripts, they are not many, and many more actively state that they will not accept submissions for the genre. Works with the marsh agency ltd for foreign rights no unsolicited mss. Andrea brown is the president of the andrea brown literary agency, inc. But if your goal is selling booklength fiction or general nonfiction to a big publishing. Ghostwoods books is a small publisher that has been around for eight. Literary agents association of canadian publishers. Literary agents seeking under represented and unique voices. They publish both science fiction and fantasy novels of 75,000 100,000. Bookends literary was created with a desire to collaborate with authors to bring the books we have fallen in love with to the rest of the reading public. About the agents wendy sherman associates literary management. Ya and middle grade fiction and nonfiction, graphic.
Seeking adult and young adult science fiction, and especially speculative fiction and literary scifi. Torforge is an imprint of macmillan, one of the big five publishers. Literary agents are important decision makers in the publishing process for authors who wish to be published by many of the big publishers. Here are a dozen literary agents seeking science fiction. Dawn frederick, owner literary agent closed to queries, only taking pitches at conferences email. In 2017, i began analyzing literary agents open for queries in the united states. You can still write classic space opera and find a market, but theres an increasing. Mark malatesta is a former literary agent turned author coach. Agents specialising in science fiction writersservices.
Sometimes its difficult to pinpoint which agents are open to submissions at any given time. And yet its undeniably science fiction, set in an apocalyptic world where most of mankind has died outalong with almost everything elseand the survivors scrabble for food and bare survival in the hollowed out shell of civilization. She is visiting jerusalem for an international conference on building design. All work with reputable literary agencies with solid track records.
These are 25 of the top science fiction book agents or scifi literary agents representing science fiction writers and authors, based on the number of significant book deals theyve reported for science fiction and scifi novels. Mark now helps authors of all genres fiction, nonfiction, and childrens books get top literary agents, publishers, and book deals through his company literary agent undercover and the bestselling author. Here are 12 literary agents actively seeking science fiction as of 2016. Jennifer jackson, donald maass literary agenc science fiction of all sorts for both the adult and ya markets. Here is a list of science fiction and fantasy literary agents that are open to submissions from authors. Lisa also enjoys literary and commercial fiction and some young adult and middlegrade books that take the reader on a journey and are just plain fun to read. Her agency, leigh feldman literary, is the culmination of experiences and lessons learned from her 20plus years at darhansoff, verrill, feldman literary agency and writers house. Jul 12, 2016 here are ten literary agents seeking science fiction. Knopf, and worked in the editorial departments of random house and dell. Founded by agent lane heymont in 2016 the tobias literary agency specializes in all intellectual property matters in the publishing industry, from the seed of an idea to the day a book hits the.
Entangled publishing teen crave theyre looking for science fiction, fantasy, dystopian, and steampunk romances, 45,000 60,000 words, with main characters who are 16 to 18 years old. List of literary agents science fiction first time authors. Specialist childrens and ya literary agency 2016 golden quill uk john grout victoria ewart located in uk, us and spain. The 2016 guide to literary agents is a big database of agents who they are. See also my science fiction special focused only on scifi queries. Uk literary agents who specialise in science fiction and fantasy. Mar 05, 2019 here are four uk literary agents seeking clients. For young adult, she seeks contemporary, mysteries, thrillers, and fantasy. We are also expanding into other genres, such as crime and thrillers, womens fiction and young adult. Richard abate 3 arts entertainment, laurie abkemeier defiore and company, and pamela ahearn the ahearn agency. In 2016, french literary agents banded together to form the alliance des agents.
The first three on the list are all from the same agency. The below list of 19 new literary agents aims to facilitate a conversation between agents and potential clients. Prior to opening her own firm, andrea was an editor at alfred a. Before that, she was an agent at red sofa literary for six years. Jennie goloboy donald maass literary agency about jennie. I am seeking an agent interested in international,multicultural and. Science fiction and fantasy writers of america, or sfwa. Cara lee simpson joined the agency in 2016, after working as a literary agent and a freelance literary scout. Melissa joined stonesong as a literary agent in august 2016.
She brings a broad knowledge of the book business to the table, bringing multiple years of experience as a bookseller in independent, chain, and specialty stores. A literary agent since 2004 at the donald maass literary agency, cameron has. With 15 years experience as an agent, michael has had the fortune to work with entrepreneurs, celebrities, athletes, musicians and actors. Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry. Shes currently interested in middle grade, young adult, and characterdriven fiction. Authors seeking representation should refer to our submission guidelines. Successor to marie rodellfrances collin literary agency.
Peter rubie is currently the ceo of fineprint literary. Beth is also starting to acquire a very select list of middle grade and picture books. Here are 14 agents currently seeking science fiction manuscripts. General and literary fiction, science fiction, some non fiction. Although other agencies will work with science fiction and fantasy manuscripts, they are not many, and many more actively state that they will not accept. Callie deitrick graduated from hamilton college in 2016 with a major in creative writing and a minor in art and completed the columbia publishing course in 2017.
Literary agents for science fiction the market for science fiction remains as interesting and varied as its ever been. Barry jones, associate agent kris rothstein, associate agent. List of literary agents 20202021 use our free lists of book agents in our literary agencies database for all book agents near me searches. Genres like science fiction and fantasy are two of the most highly regarded genres today. Jan 09, 2017 agent query boasts of being the internets largest free database of literary agents and is a great place to scope out science fiction literary agents in the us and across the world. Jennie goloboy joined the donald maass literary agency in 2017.
The worlds leading literary agency for fantasy and science fiction. If you want to know more about a particular agent, you can check him or her out at absolute write, a forum where writers freely discuss their experiences with agents and publishers. Founded in new york city in 1981, it was the first literary agency to represent both childrens book authors and illustrators. Science fiction literary agents free list of book agents. Based off the past year 2015 2016 of weekly new york times bestsellers in the. Jabberwocky is excited to a doublefeature of congratulations with two award finalists. Youll get a good sense of whether your book will be a good fit by looking at the books the agency has represented. The new zealand association of literary agents is a trade group established to maintain professional standards and represent the interests of members. Fiction or non fiction, the writing needs to be real, clear and crisp for him to like the material. Paul stevens joined the donald maass literary agency in 2016. Melissa edwards represents childrens books for all ages and adult commercial fiction, as well as select pop culture nonfiction. Agent query boasts of being the internets largest free database of literary agents and is a great place to scope out science fiction literary agents in the us and across the world. Agents and editors in attendance the 2020 writing workshop. These agents are seeking everything from nonfiction.
Occasionally, theyll publish ya speculative fiction. Rebecca carter is looking for groundbreaking new literary fiction writers, as well as writers of upmarket crime and thrillers, and some childrens and ya authors. She has a phd in the history of american civilization from harvard, and published a book based on her dissertation, charleston and the emergence of middleclass culture in the revolutionary era, in 2016. I prefer my adult speculative fiction to have some. In nonfiction, she works mainly in the fields of history, politics, social and cultural commentary, design and technology, the. So, without further ado, here are the 2019 numbers. Tor is one of the most established science fiction publishers a. I want every client of mine to make a living solely from writing and 90% of my authors do without help from any other. He has worked as an editor for 15 years, primarily at tor books, where he edited science fiction, fantasy, and mystery. Although other agencies will work with science fiction. Dawn michelle frederick is the owner literary agent of red sofa literary, established in 2008. They are seeking scifi novels for adults, young adult, and middle grade. Can someone provide me with a list of good, trustable literary agents for science fictionfantasy authors.1056 123 533 1174 722 533 630 716 861 1431 910 1006 380 654 1110 1490 280 855 161 124 1064 34 816 982 1476 1574 806 350 480 1490 1145 189 919 196 1068 995 823 653 138 1078