The Directory of Literary Agents
7 Insider Secrets to Get a Top Agent, Publisher, and Book Deal (65 minutes)
Press the play button below now to listen or click here to download
the file (left-click or right-click the link, then select “Save Link As”).
Click here to view and/or
download a free PDF transcript
of this audio program!
* * *
Literary Agent Directory
Important: Visit each agent’s website (links in their listings below) to see if they’re open to submissions before querying.
Stephanie Abou Massie & McQuilkin DO NOT QUERY – THIS AGENT IS NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING UNSOLICITED SUBMISSIONSQuery method(s): Email *
|Show Notes | Show Bio|
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Commercial * Crime/Detective/Police * General Fiction * Literary * Middle Grade Fiction * Multicultural Fiction * Upmarket Fiction * Young Adult Fiction *
NONFICTION: Celebrity * Cooking/Cookbook * Cultural/Social Issues * Film/Entertainment * Ethnic * Food/Drinks * Health/Wellness * Lifestyle * Memoir * Multicultural * Music * Narrative * Parenting/Child Guidance * Pop Culture * Science * Women’s Issues *
Stephanie Abou is a literary agent with Massie & McQuilkin. She hails from France, where she worked for fashion magazines while finishing her degree in comparative literature from the Sorbonne, thinking she would pursue a career in journalism. Upon arriving in NYC in the late 1990’s she landed an internship at Farrar, Straus and Giroux, which convinced her to make a career out of her passion for literature. Starting at The Joy Harris Literary Agency, and most recently at Foundry Literary + Media, she has developed a dual career as a foreign rights director and a domestic agent. Multi-lingual and multi-cultured, she particularly enjoys works that celebrate the resilience of the human spirit while also depicting the experience of “the other.” She specializes in character-driven fiction, memoirs, crime fiction, and narrative nonfiction. She enjoys a close editorial rapport with her authors, and believes that strong writing must be put in the service of great storytelling to birth a successful book.
Submit a Question or Comment
If you have a question or comment, click on the red button below and you’ll be able to post it. You’ll also be able to see my answers to the 50 questions I’m asked most by authors.