Thursday, September 15, 2016

2 New Literary Agents Seeking Writers

Here are two new literary agents seeking clients. Annie Hwang (Folio Literary Management) is interested in all categories of literary and upmarket fiction. Jess Dallow (Rebecca Friedman Literary Agency) is looking for YA and adult, with a keen interest in contemporary, thriller, romance, and women’s fiction.

Note: You can find a list of dozens of new and established agents seeking clients here: Agents Seeking Clients

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Annie Hwang of Folio Literary Management

Originally from Los Angeles, Annie first worked in journalism before moving to New York to pursue her love of book publishing. Since joining Folio Literary Management she has had the pleasure of working with both debut and seasoned authors alike.

What she is seeking: She specializes in all categories of literary and upmarket fiction. She’s especially drawn to historical novels and psychological thrillers. In addition, she loves working with debut authors who have a gift for storytelling and are able immerse her deep within a well-built world in the space of a few sentences. Braided narratives, layered plots, and characters with deep emotional resonance all occupy a strong place in her heart . Annie is also open to nonfiction in the categories of pop science, diet/health/fitness, food, lifestyle, humor, pop culture, and select narrative nonfiction.

How to submit: Please submit queries to annie [at] foliolit.com. Please include the query letter and first ten pages of your manuscript or proposal in the body of the email. “Please be sure to write QUERY in the subject line as this will ensure I do not miss your letter.

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Jess Dallow of Rebecca Friedman Literary Agency

Jess has always had a love for books, especially those that feature well developed, strong female characters. She is fascinated with complex characters and a world that she can fall in love with, stories that make her want to sob and laugh within minutes of each other, and a book that she can’t put down no matter what time it is or what rerun of SVU is on. Jess is interested in both YA and adult literary and commercial fiction with a focus in romance, thrillers, and women’s fiction. She has a BFA in Writing for Film and Television from the University of the Arts and worked in entertainment for eight years before returning to her home state of NY where she worked at a literary agency for two years before joining Rebecca Friedman Literary Agency.

What she is seeking: Jess specializes in YA and adult, with a keen interest in contemporary, thriller, romance, and women’s fiction.

How to submit: Queries for Jess Dallow should include a query letter and your first chapter (pasted into the email, not to exceed fifteen double-spaced pages) and should be sent to Jess@rfliterary.com.

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