on Publishing … and Other Forms of Insanity:
Here are seven agents actively building their client lists.
Maile Beal is seeking nonfiction and YA.
Maggie Cooper is seeking historical novels, cookbooks and unclassifiable projects.
Heather Carr is seeking nonfiction and literary novels.
Ian Bonaparte is actively acquiring in the areas of journalistic reportage, current events, science, creative memoir, and history, and is especially interested in social justice.
Abigail Frank is passionate about stories for young people, especially those that are hilarious, poetic, quietly heartbreaking, and/or swoon-worthy. She is also looking for select adult fiction and nonfiction.
Melanie Castillo is actively looking for fiction and narrative nonfiction.
Chelsea Eberly represents authors of middle grade, young adult, graphic novels, and women’s fiction, as well as writer-illustrators of picture books.
Always check the agency website and agent bio before submitting. Agents can switch agencies or close their lists.