by Erica Verrillo:
on Publishing … and Other Forms of Insanity:
Here are three agents actively expanding their client lists.
Jennifer Grimaldi is building a list of historicals, romance, horror, and YA & adult sci-fi and fantasy.
Weronika Janczuk is looking for: Young adult, fantasy & sci-fi, literary fiction, commercial fiction, women’s fiction. romance, crime, mystery & thrillers, memoir, non-fiction (innovative ideas & research; projects with a potential for social & cultural impact, etc.).
Rhea Lyons is looking for literary/commercial crossover (especially those with a speculative bend), plot-driven commercial fiction, science fiction, fantasy, and romance. She is also interested in narrative nonfiction, health & wellness, pop culture, and true crime– particularly books that blend history, science, and pop culture.
For children’s books and young adult, Rhea is especially interested in novels about girls who play sports for the sake of sports, and in nonfiction books that hint at being educational / empowering but are primarily entertaining.
Always check the agency website before submitting. Agents may switch agencies or close their lists, and submission requirements can change.