The Directory of Literary Agents
7 Insider Secrets to Get a Top Agent, Publisher, and Book Deal
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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.
Ellen Goff is a literary agent with HG Literary. She graduated from The University of Chicago (2016) with a BA in English, a minor in Cinema and Media Studies, and a focus in Creative Writing. Ellen has worked everywhere from The White House under the Obama administration to The Metropolitan Museum of Art. At HG Literary, she assists Carrie Hannigan on all children’s titles from picture books to middle grade to young adult. Ellen’s own list consists of YA writers and illustrators. She is also a member of HG’s foreign rights team.
Ellen is interested in all genres and formats of YA, especially anything spooky, historical fiction, and graphic novels. She has a soft spot for Shakespeare as well as southern gothic stories that remind her of her home state of Kentucky. Ellen runs a twelve-member YA writing group and workshop in NYC.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Chapter Book * Children’s Fiction * Fantasy * General Fiction * Graphic Novel * Historical * Horror * Juvenile Fiction * Middle Grade Fiction * Picture Book * Science Fiction * Young Adult Fiction *
NONFICTION: Cooking/Cookbook * Food/Drinks * Juvenile * Middle Grade * Young Adult *
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