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.
Melissa Chinchillo is a literary agent with Fletcher & Company/UTA. Melissa joined the agency in 2004, after ten years of teaching literature, film, and women’s studies at universities in New York and Boston. Melissa is the agency’s Digital Rights Manager and Director of Foreign Rights. In these capacities, she represents the agency at international book fairs and publishing conferences. She is actively engaged in building relationships with key players in digital publishing and ensuring that our clients have access to an array of top-notch services in the electronic rights industry.
She represents a small, select list of her own authors, ranging from academics to syndicated cartoonists, and from debut novelists to well-established authors. Melissa holds a B.A. in English and Philosophy, M.A. in World Literature (both from Simmons College), and is A.B.D. in the Ph.D. program at SUNY-Stony Brook’s English Department, where she also earned graduate teaching certification in film studies and women’s studies.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Commercial * Crime/Detective/Police * Fantasy * General Fiction * Graphic Novel * Historical * Horror * Literary * Mystery * Suspense * Thriller * Young Adult Fiction *
NONFICTION: Business * Education * Film/Entertainment * Fitness * General Nonfiction * Gift/Novelty * Health/Wellness * History * Middle Grade * Philosophy * Psychology * Self-Help/Personal Development * Science * Women’s Issues *
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