on Publishing … and Other Forms of Insanity:
Here are six agents seeking cookbooks and other nonfiction, as well as fiction. All are from established agencies with good track records.
Erin Clyburn is seeking cookbooks and culinary histories, nonfiction and fiction
Christine J. Lee is interested in a broad range of genres, including full-length literary fiction, sci-fi, thrillers, horror, true crime, and romance, YA, cookbooks, interior design and gardening, parenting, books on self-empowerment, and memoirs/biographies touching on race, sex, class, and identity.
Stacey Glick has a wide-ranging and eclectic client list, and is interested in many subjects, including (but not limited to) on the adult side: practical and narrative nonfiction including cooking and food, memoir, psychology, mental health and wellness, lifestyle, women’s issues, parenting, current events, pop culture and science, and select adult contemporary fiction. And on the children’s side: YA, middle grade, nonfiction, and select picture books.
Gina Panettieri is interested in History, business, self-help, science, gardening, cookbooks, crafts, parenting, memoir, true crime and travel. Teach me something new, something I couldn’t find somewhere else, something based on original research and that’s the hook I’m looking for. With fiction, I love quirky, edgy characters. Send me women’s fiction, paranormal, urban fantasy, horror, science fiction, historical, mystery, thrillers and suspense.”
Katherine Latshaw is looking for commercial nonfiction: cookbooks; lifestyle; memoir; pop culture; health & wellness; social media-platformed projects; incisive essay collections; illustrated/gift books; feminist and underrepresented voices; select fiction. She is also looking for seasoned collaborators and ghostwriters so send along those resumes!”
Jennifer Unter is interested in seeing quality fiction and general nonfiction, with a particular interest in memoir, food/cooking, nature/environment, biography, pop culture, travel/adventure, true crime, politics and health/fitness. Additionally, she is looking for all types of children’s literature (picture books, middle grade, and young adult).
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