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Pitch Madness … introducing the agents!

Monday, 18 March 2013  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Pitch Madness is fast approaching and we have a crazy, awesome line up of agents competing for your pitches! If you‘re not sure what Pitch Madness is, check out this post here.

And here are the agents …

Andrea Somberg Literary Agent Harvey Klinger Inc
Andrea Somberg

Andrea represents a wide range of fiction and nonfiction, including projects aimed at a young adult and middle grade audience. She’s always actively looking to take on new authors who write in the following categories:  Fiction; literary, commercial, women’s fiction, romance, thrillers, mystery, paranormal, fantasy, science fiction, young adult, middle grade. Visit her website for more details.

Louise Fury

Louise is seeking well written, teen Sci-Fi and Young Adult horror. She is also on the hunt for deep, dark contemporary YA and select Middle Grade fiction with a literary feel–it must be realistic and thought provoking and the characters must be authentic and original. Louise loves horror and romance, especially Regency & Victorian. Visit her website for more details.
 Nicole Resciniti

Twitter: @NicLitAgent

Nicole loves a tight read she won’t be able to put down, signature voice she’ll fight to represent, and HEA’s are a must for romance. Mainstream suspense, thrillers, mysteries, YA and inspirational novels, and she’d love to find the next great science fiction/fantasy novel or action/adventure masterpiece. Visit her company’s website for more details.
 Jodell Sadler
Jodell is interested in YA, MG (especially funny) , fiction and nonfiction, book proposals, and picture books. She will also coach writers wanting to self publish.  She simply loves a well-paced story that moves her between joy and tears. Visit her company’s website for more details.
 Terrie Wolf
Terrie is seeking: well-written MG/YA fiction (especially fantasy, historical and action/adventure) and nonfiction (especially biography and teen pop-culture).   Terrie specializes in: Empowerment, Children’s (all age groups – F/NF), Romance, MG/YA, Westerns, Women’s, Multi-Cultural  and a variety of Nonfiction. Visit her company’s website for more details.

 Jordy Albert
Jordy is interested in romance (contemporary/historical/paranormal), YA/NA contemporary/historical romance, MG and YA (YA heavy on romance) action/adventure, sci-fi, fantasy, dystopian, and realistic fiction, and is open to YA LGBT within those genres. Visit her company’s website for more details.
 Melissa Jeglinski

Melissa is currently seeking projects in the following areas:  Romance (contemporary, category, historical, inspirational) Young Adult, Middle Grade, Women’s Fiction and Mystery. Visit her company’s website for more details.

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 Sarah LaPolla

Sarah represents both adult and YA fiction. For adult books, she is looking for literary fiction, urban fantasy, magical realism, dark/psychological mystery, and literary horror. On the YA side, she welcomes all genres and is drawn to unique voices and strong, complex characters. Visit her website for more details.
 Peter Knapp
Twitter: @petejknapp

Pete is currently looking for young adult and middle grade fiction that surprises, delights and thrills — particularly stories with a lot of heart, regardless of the genre. Visit his website for more details.
 Jessica Sinsheimer
Always on the lookout for new writers, Jessica is most excited about finding literary, women’s, and Young Adult fiction, and — on the nonfiction side — psychology, parenting, self-help, cookbooks, memoirs, and works that speak to life in the twenty-first century. Visit her company’s website for more details.
Carlie Webber
Carlie welcomes both new and established authors in the following genres: Young Adult, Middle Grade, Women’s fiction Literary and general fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Suspense, Romance, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Memoir. Visit her website for more details.


Marisa Cleveland

Marisa is accepting queries for middle grade fiction. Need more details? She is searching for a middle school novel she can’t put down until the last page and can’t stop discussing. Voice is definitely key for her. The writer’s voice has to speak to her. She wants to find characters she’d want as her best friends and partners in crime long after the story ends, whether it’s in this world or an alternate universe. Visit her website for more details.

Margaret Bail

Specific Adult genres Margaret represents include the following: Romance (all subgenres EXCEPT Christian or inspirational), Science fiction (including dystopian and post-apocalyptic),Thrillers/action adventure, Historical fiction,Westerns, Fantasy (think Song of Fire and Ice or Dark Tower NOT Lord of the Rings or Chronicles of Narnia). Visit her company’s website for more details.

Erin Harris
 Twitter: @ErinHarrisFolio

Erin is seeking ADULT Fiction set against the backdrop of another time, place, or culture. Novels that incorporate some kind of surreal or magical element. Mystery and suspense in their DNA, or ones with a noir aesthetic. Regarding YOUNG ADULT, she’s interested in Contemporary and stories with highly original supernatural concepts or undertones. Visit her company’s website for more details.

Eric Ruben
The Ruben Agency

Eric is currently most interested in YA, all Romance (except inspirational), Erotica, LGBT, Mystery and more. He’s NOT accepting screenplays, picture books, children’s books, cook books, literary fiction, non-celebrity memoir, short stories, novellas, graphic novels or poetry. Visit his website for more details.

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