The Directory of Literary Agents
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Literary Agent Directory
Important: Visit each agent’s website (links in their listings below) to see if they’re open to submissions before querying.
Ammi-Joan Paquette is a literary agent with the Erin Murphy Literary Agency. She has been with EMLA since 2009. Now a Senior Agent, she represents a robust list, including a broad range of NYT Bestselling and award-winning authors and illustrators, across all ages and genres of children’s and teen literature. She is most drawn to surprising plots, tight pacing, and language that makes you sit up and take notice.
In her non-agent life, Joan is also an author herself of picture books and novels, including All from a Walnut, The Train of Lost Things, and the Two Truths and a Lie series, co-written with Laurie Ann Thompson.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Chapter Book * Children’s Fiction * Graphic Novel * Juvenile Fiction * Middle Grade Fiction * Picture Book * Young Adult Fiction *
NONFICTION: Juvenile * Middle Grade * Young Adult *
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