on Publishing … and Other Forms of Insanity:
Here are five new agents actively expanding their client lists. New agents are a boon to writers. They are actively building their lists, and will go the extra mile for their clients.
Kimberly Fernando is interested in representing all voices and backgrounds in adult fiction and nonfiction, especially underrepresented voices.
Helen Lane wants: Fantasy, Paranormal Romance (in a contemporary setting), Action and Adventure, Thrillers, LGBTQ+, Horror, and Sci Fi. Commercial, Historical, Humor, New Adult, Romance, Science Fiction, Thriller, Women’s Fiction.
Michelle Jackson is looking for Commercial, Historical, Humor, New Adult, Romance, Science Fiction, Thriller, Women’s Fiction.
Madeline Ticknor islooking for literary and commercial fiction in addition to narrative nonfiction and memoir.
In both fiction and nonfiction, she is looking for character driven stories and multilayered queer narratives.
Always check the agency website and agent bio before submitting. Agents can switch agencies or close their lists, and submission requirements can change.
NOTE: Don’t submit to two agents at the same agency simultaneously. If one rejects you, you may then submit to another.