We could all use some good news right now and, even more so, more great books to read. Childrens literary agent steven malk recently made headlines for snagging a 72hour debut book deal for a new client, but this longtime book lover believes in championing authors and. Being a feminist romance reader, guest post by sara megibow at reader, i created him 32011. Become a publishers marketplace member today and get the enhanced publishers lunch deluxe newsletter plus all the benefits that come with membership. Submission both kristin nelson and sara megibow are accepting submissions for representation. Both kristin nelson and sara megibow are accepting submissions for representation. Literary agents for childrens books 20202021 use our free list of literary agents to find childrens literary agents accepting submissions for fiction and nonfiction. Katie grimm the official manuscript wish list website. Be clear as to the genre of book youve written and i nclude your author website if you have one. At farrar, straus, brian gittis and steve weil have both been promoted to assistant director of publicity. She has worked in publishing since 2006 and represents new york times bestsellers authors including margaret. This week is the epic bologna childrens book fair one of the most important trade. Originally published in apex magazine, this scifi story follows a native man working for a virtual reality company that offers authentic indian experiences to dark ends. Sara megibow is a literary agent with kt literary in highlands ranch, co.
She has eleven years experience in publishing and specializes in working with. Czernedas a dragon for william, set in her nights edge series, to sheila gilbert at daw books, in an exclusive submission, for publication in december 2019, by sara megibow at kt literary world. She has worked in publishing since 2006 and represents new york times bestsellers authors including margaret rogerson, roni loren, jason m. Reading, parenting, hugging, table top gaming, baking challah, kayaking. Books that captivate me, mesmerize me, move me in the same way that 9 year old sara was moved by bilbo, gandalf. Meredith bernstein has been a literary agent for over 30 years. Please include your pitch and the first three pages of your manuscript in the body of that email. Kate is looking only at young adult and middle grade fiction and selective nonfiction for those ages. Jane kindreds the prince of tricks, about a firespirit in heavens demon district framed for an attempted assassination and his playboy lover who fights for him, to rachel haimowitz at riptide publishing, for publication in 2020, by sara megibow at kt literary na. Interview with agent sara megibow a new look on books. Sara megibow is a literary agent with kt literary out of. Agent sara megibow on whether you still need an agent.
Even wellestablished, uppermidrange authors will find themselves struggling. The product must be superior in all ways in order to convince that shopper to buy our book over the. Today i am sharing an interview with agent sara megibow. She has worked in publishing since 2006 and represents new york times bestsellers authors. Jennifer has five years experience in some of the publishing industrys leading literary agencies. The best inside information and resources for writers of any genre and readers of young adult fiction, including secrets. She specializes in launching debut authors and working on longterm career development. Moore graduated with an mfa in creative writing and. Querytracker find literary agents and publishers with.
Agentquery find the agent who will find you a publisher. Querytracker has helped 3,042 authors find agents for their books. Kristi helvig, author of burn out, said of the book. Kristin nelson president and founding literary agent. Most generally, i focus on adult literary fiction, narrative nonfiction, middle grade, and young adult fiction. Writing to the market but also with the book of your heart. I want clients to love the books they write and make money writing them. The ya5 is a group of writers with a shared vision for change. I want every client of mine to make a living solely from writing and 90% of my authors do without help from. I read all queries myself and my current turnaround time is 514 days. Sara has been with nelson literary agency since early 2006. Air force intelligence officer juno rushdans six untitled books, including a continuation of her hard core justice series, and the launch of a new. Agent sara megibow, who recently left the nelson literary agency, is joining kt literary. Agent sara megibow of kt literary on what she loves, what.
My agent, sara megibow, has decided to offer a 50 page critique on a finished or unfinished manuscript, to help promote the secret underground. Publishers are ultimately in it for the money, and will drop writers for the slightest reasons. Sara represents writers with novels in these genres. Mark now helps authors of all genres fiction, nonfiction, and childrens books get top literary agents. Anyone who has ever worked in publishing has probably. Prior to becoming a literary agent, she worked as a story editor for film producers on both the east and west coasts, as well as a. High and dry sells to amulet books my second novel, a young adult mystery called high and dry, sold to maggie lehrman at amulet books. In addition, sarah scire has been promoted to publicist, and lis mcavoy moves up to assistant publicist. She has worked in publishing since 2006 and has been a lover of romance novels since long before that. My passion as an agent is strategizing profitable longterm careers with my authors. Sara books private limited scores over other agentsrepresentatives in indian marketing scene by continuous promotional efforts even during lowkey period when most of the. She worked with publishers around the world as an assistant in trident media groups huge.
Im on the hunt for middle grade and young adult novels absolutely all sub genres. I love saras agency because she and kristin are so on top of all the important issues regarding contract rights and the changing. Sara seeks authors in middle grade, young adult, and adult romance. Her first responsibilities included reading query letters, sample pages, and full manuscripts, and she was promoted to associate. She took time out of her very busy schedule to answer some pressing questions for writers. Megibow launches agency dec 09, 2014 literary agent sara megibow is parting ways with nelson literary agency to launch megibow literary agency in denver, colo.
Mark malatesta is a former literary agent turned author coach. This weeks agent spotlight features sara crowe of pippin properties. Search our database of 1,640 agents to find the best agent for. Nelson agency looking for writing and illustrating. Welcome to the website of sara crowe, senior agent at pippin properties. Sara megibow is a literary agent with kt literary out of highlands ranch, co. Agent sara megibow, who recently left the nelson literary agency, is joining kt literary at farrar, straus, brian gittis and steve weil have both been promoted to assistant. Pick up the most recent updated edition online at a discount she is seeking. Agent sara megibow of kt literary on what she loves, what she. Sara megibow literary agent this article about literary agent sara megibow and kt literary is part of a series about literary agents and how to find a literary agent. Its been up for preorder for a bit and my deepest thanks to everyone who ordered it but today marks the official debut of stories and spilled tea, a collection of my short stories. First five frenzy with sara megibow of the nelson literary agency. Please help us celebrate with juno rushdan on the sale of six more novels to the harlequin intrigue imprint. We do not look at submissions for nonfiction, screenplays, shortstory.943 737 506 277 176 1398 1211 879 845 1100 91 238 281 866 688 525 1478 315 704 328 89 738 153 1479 524 348 1413 992 222 545 860 426