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.
Victoria Wells Arms
Victoria Wells Arms is a literary agent with HG Literary. She began her publishing career as an editor at Dial Books for Young Readers, moved to G. P. Putnam’s Sons and then Bloomsbury USA’s Children’s Division, where she was the founding Editorial Director and Associate Publisher and worked with Shannon Hale, Nikki Grimes, Renee Watson, E D Baker, and many other award-winning and bestselling authors.
In 2013 Victoria started her own agency, Wells Arms Literary LLC, which joined in association with HG Literary in 2018. She represents authors of children’s books for all ages, a few adult authors, and many talented picture book illustrators including E. D. Baker, Nora Shalaway Carpenter, Alan Cumyn, Patrick Downes, Han Nolan, Maria Padian, Marcella Pixley, Susan L. Roth and more. She also works closely in partnership with the agent Edite Kroll and her clients.
Victoria has an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts and is a member of the AAR, PEN America, and SCBWI.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Children’s Fiction * Contemporary * Gay/Lesbian Fiction * Graphic Novel * Middle Grade Fiction * Multicultural Fiction * Picture Book * Young Adult Fiction *
NONFICTION: Cooking/Cookbook * Food/Drinks * Gay/Lesbian * Juvenile * Parenting/Child Guidance *
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