Closing to Queries on December 1st

November 25th, 2015

Just a quick note before we head into the long holiday weekend. Sara, Renee, and I will be closing to queries on December 1st, so if you want us to take a look at your material this year, take an extra day or two to polish your query letter and send it before the 1st. […]

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What I’m Looking For: Sara Megibow

January 28th, 2015

When I was a kid, I read the entire HOBBIT buried under couch pillows in the middle of the living room. What am I looking for? Books that captivate me, mesmerize me, move me – in the same way that 9 year old Sara was moved by Bilbo, Gandalf and the dwarves. The genres of […]

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What I’m Looking For: Kate Testerman

January 27th, 2015

With the recent expansion of KT Literary, all of us here wanted to share a little more about our tastes and interests, so you can better direct your queries and submissions to the most appropriate agent first. Sara, Renee, and I are all looking for young adult and middle grade fiction, so we hoped that […]

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June 20th, 2014

I’m a very lucky agent, readers. In the six and a half years since I founded KT Literary, we’ve had multiple New York Times bestsellers, foreign sales out the wazoo, film options, and more great reviews than I can count! And after all that, 18 months ago I was smart enough to hire Renee Nyen […]

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Open to Submissions!

January 2nd, 2014
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I’m not officially back in the office until Monday, but I wanted to let you know that I am open again to queries for young adult and middle grade fiction. Submission guidelines are on my submissions page here. It’s been a long few months since I closed, and Renee and I are looking forward to […]

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