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.
Erika T. Phillips
Erika T. Phillips is a literary agent with The Stephanie Tade Agency. She is interested in non-fiction authors working in the Buddhist and mindfulness arena with a focus on health and spiritual well-being. She has a passion for developing projects and building platforms that help amplify the voices of women of color and black women writers in particular. She is experienced in platform development, marketing, and publicity and helps authors translate their message into brand strategy.
Before joining the Stephanie Tade Agency, Ericka has worked as a development consultant for social mission-driven businesses and foundations such as the Eileen Fisher Community Foundation and Buddhist Peace Fellowship. She has held several leadership positions in the mindfulness sector including serving as Executive Director at both New York Insight Meditation Center and the New York Shambhala Center – two of the largest meditation communities in the US. Ericka also serves as the Board President of MNDFL Ed, an organization founded to support positive transformation in the educational system, bringing mindfulness to schools.
For over a decade Ericka has produced retreats, training programs and workshops with foremost leaders in mindfulness, yoga and personal development including: Pema Chodron, Mark Epstein, Rodney Yee, Rev. angel Kyodo Williams, Dan Siegel, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Sharon Salzberg, Byron Katie, Colleen Saidman, Daniel Goleman, Lama Rod Owens and many more.
Ericka has been studying meditation and other contemplative practices since the early nineties. Her father introduced her to yoga and meditation when she was a teenager. She studied Movements for Social Justice at Hampshire College and Creative Writing at Columbia University.
Ericka joined the Stephanie Tade Agency in 2020.
This literary agent represents:
NONFICTION: Ethnic * Health/Wellness * Mind/Body/Spirit * Multicultural * New Age * Spirituality * Women’s Issues *
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