on Publishing … and Other Forms of Insanity:
Here are four literary agents actively seeking new clients.
Ria Julien‘s interests include literature in translation, diaspora fiction, and nonfiction works of conscience on a wide range of topics including law, history, economics, women & gender, environmental and cultural studies.
Jacey Mitziga is primarily drawn to literary fiction and upmarket commercial fiction, with a particular interest in underrepresented voices. She is also interested in memoir, narrative non-fiction in the categories of politics and current affairs, history, sociology, and deep-dive journalism.
Iwalani Kim is seeking adult upmarket and literary fiction and select narrative nonfiction.
Nicole Cunningham is looking to acquire literary and upmarket women’s fiction, historical fiction, and novels with a magical or speculative bent. In nonfiction, Nicole wants to read voice-driven essay collections, fresh and surprising memoir, and well-researched, entertaining nonfiction that explores topics like reproductive health, motherhood, feminism, family, and the natural world.
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