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.
Jamie Weiss Chilton Andrea Brown Literary Agency DO NOT QUERY – THIS AGENT IS NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING UNSOLICITED SUBMISSIONSQuery method(s): Online Form *
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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 *
Jamie Weiss Chilton is a literary agent with the Andrea Brown Literary Agency. Jamie Weiss Chilton represents all categories of children’s books, specializing in picture books and teen novels.
Jamie’s career in children’s books began in 1998, with an editorial internship at Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, followed by positions as an Editorial Assistant and Assistant Editor at Bantam Delacorte Dell and Knopf & Crown Books for Young Readers, imprints of Random House Children’s Books. After returning to her hometown of Los Angeles, Jamie pursued her love of children’s books in a new arena, as Conference Manager and Golden Kite Award director at the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) prior to joining Andrea Brown Literary Agency in 2008.
Picture book, board book, and novelty titles Jamie represents include #1 New York Times bestselling HOW TO CATCH SANTA and other NYT bestsellers in this series, beginning with HOW TO BABYSIT A GRANDPA, by Jean Reagan; Salina Yoon’s picture book BE A FRIEND, her picture book series beginning with PENGUIN AND PINECONE and her Bear picture book series that begins with FOUND (all Bloomsbury); Rebecca Janni’s Cowgirl series including EVERY COWGIRL GOES TO SCHOOL (Dial/Penguin); Janee Trasler’s board book series beginning with BEDTIME FOR CHICKIES and POTTYTIME FOR CHICKIES (HarperFestival/HC), and Trasler’s picture book series beginning with MIMI AND BEAR IN THE SNOW (FSG); Megan Bryant’s original novelty series beginning with MY SNOW GLOBE (Scholastic). In YA fiction, Jamie represents the Edgar Award nominated thrillers FAKE ID and ENDANGERED by Lamar Giles (HarperCollins); Holly Thompson’s novels in verse including ORCHARDS (Delacorte/RH); Jennifer Castle’s contemporary YA novels including WHAT HAPPENS NOW (HarperCollins); Kristen Chandler’s WOLVES, BOYS, AND OTHER THINGS THAT MIGHT KILL ME and GIRLS DON’T FLY (Viking/Penguin); genre-reinventing YA horror/psychological thrillers BLEEDING VIOLET and SLICE OF CHERRY by Dia Reeves (Simon Pulse/S&S); and BAD FOR YOU, a graphic novel by co-creators Kevin C. Pyle and Scott Cunningham (Holt/Macmillan).
Jamie received her BA in English from Columbia University. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, two children, and lop eared bunny.
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