Wednesday, March 2, 2022

4 New Agents Seeking Commercial, Speculative Fiction, LGBTQ, Women's Fiction, YA, Nonfiction, Memoir and more

Updated 9/12/22

Here are four new agents actively seeking clients. New agents are a boon to writers. They are actively building their lists, and will go the extra mile for their clients.

Monica Rodriguez is looking for Fiction: Action/Adventure, Children's, Commercial, Family Saga, Fantasy, General, Graphic Novel, Historical, Horror, Humor, LGBTQ, Literary, Middle Grade, Mystery, New Adult, Picture Books, Poetry, Romance, Science Fiction, Women’s Fiction, Young Adult; Non-Fiction: Cookbooks, Humor, Journalism, LGBTQ, Memoir, Pop Culture, Psychology, Science, Travel.

Cheyenne Faircloth is most interested in manuscripts from underrepresented communities, i.e. queer, BIPOC, AAPI, neurodivergent, and disabled voices. Her interests include YA, Southern Gothic, folkloric elements, gothic romances, fantasy stories with political elements, non-western mythology, sports romances in conversation with institutional issues/sexism/gender, and creatures from myth told through a queer allegorical lens.

Geula Geurts is interested in literary fiction, creative non-fiction, lyric essays, memoirs and poetry. Kaitlin Sooklal wants Fantasy, Science Fiction, YA, Historical Fiction.

Always check the agency website and agent bio before submitting. Agents can switch agencies or close their lists, and submission requirements can change. 

NOTEDon't submit to two agents at the same agency simultaneously. If one rejects you, you may then submit to another.

You can find a full list of agents actively seeking new clients here: Agents Seeking Clients

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Ms. Kaitlin Sooklal 
of The Rights Factory 

Kaitlin's joyful experience working with writers at The Rights Factory as an editorial assistant to ready their works for the market confirmed agenting is the next step in her career. She is currently completing edits on a number of projects for her first clients and will be starting in the fall to build her client list in a number of genres.

What she is seeking: Fantasy, Science Fiction, YA, Historical Fiction

How to submit: Use her form HERE.

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Ms. Monica Rodriguez of Context Literary Agency 

Monica started her marketing career supporting non-profits and the arts. After gaining experience at an advertising agency, she worked on advertising campaigns within the tourism industry. "I got into agenting with a mission to help uplift underrepresented voices in publishing, specifically within the Latinx community. If you identify as (but not limited to) a person of color (BIPOC), LGBTQ+, neurodivergent, or have a disability, please send your query my way!"

What she is seeking: Fiction: Action/Adventure, Children's, Commercial, Family Saga, Fantasy, General, Graphic Novel, Historical, Horror, Humor, LGBTQ, Literary, Middle Grade, Mystery, New Adult, Picture Books, Poetry, Romance, Science Fiction, Women’s Fiction, Young Adult
Non-Fiction: Cookbooks, Humor, Journalism, LGBTQ, Memoir, Pop Culture, Psychology, Science, Travel.

Favorite sub-genres: Contemporary Romance, Contemporary YA, Feminism, Film/TV, Folklore, Gothic Horror, Low Fantasy, Multicultural, Self-help, Social Issues, Study Abroad Stories, Time Travel, Travel, YA Fantasy

How to submit: Please send a short description, short bio, and 5-10 pages of text pasted into the body of the email. No attachments.​ querymonica@contextlit.com

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Ms. Cheyenne Faircloth 
of Handspun Literary Agency 

Cheyenne Faircloth (she/her/hers) joined Handspun Literary Agency as an agency assistant in 2021, after graduating with a B.F.A. in Creative Writing, and a certification in Publishing from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Before Handspun, Cheyenne interned as an editorial assistant at Howland Literary, and was a member of the editorial and acquisition teams at Lookout Books, an independent publisher that is home to National Book Award Finalist Edith Pearlman. Cheyenne also independently managed a book blog where she collaborated with both major and indie publishers to promote upcoming titles and participated in various promotional activities centered around supporting debut authors.

What she is seeking: Cheyenne is most interested in manuscripts from underrepresented communities, i.e. queer, BIPOC, AAPI, neurodivergent, and disabled voices. Her interests include YA, Southern Gothic, folkloric elements, gothic romances, fantasy stories with political elements and well-grounded world building, non-western mythology, sports romances in conversation with institutional issues/sexism/gender, and creatures from myth told through a queer allegorical lens.

How to submit: Queries should be sent to query@handspunlit.com. For fiction: please send a query letter, short synopsis (ideally 5 pages or less), and the first three chapters or 50 pages of the novel, whichever is more.

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Ms. Geula Geurts of The Deborah Harris Agency (Israel) 

Geula received her BA in English Literature and her MFA in Poetry from Bar Ilan University. She grew up in the Netherlands, and has been living in Israel for the past ten years. 

What she is seeking: She is interested in literary fiction, creative non-fiction, lyric essays, memoirs and poetry. 

How to submit: See submission guidelines HERE.

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