Sunday, February 14, 2010

Agent News - 2/14/10


Happy Valentine's Day!!

Agent Updates:

Don Fehr joins Trident Media Group as a literary agent representing fiction and non-fiction authors. He was most recently the editorial director at Kaplan Publishing. (Source: Publishers Weekly)

**New Agent** Mandy Hubbard has joined the D4EO Literary Agency where she will concentrate on YA and Middle-Grade fiction.

Mandy began her career in publishing on the other side of the desk: as an author. Her debut novel, PRADA AND PREJUDICE, (Razorbill/Penguin-- June 2009) is in its fifth printing. She has four other books under contract, divided among Harlequin, Llewellyn Flux, and Razorbill/Penguin.

Mandy interned at The Bent Agency before joining D4EO Literary, where she is now building her list, focusing on YA and Middle-Grade fiction.Mandy is interested in a broad range of YA/MG, whether they be contemporary or historical, fantasy/paranormal or realistic. She loves books with a heavy focus on romance, as well as “issue books” with a strong voice. If your book has a high concept or a big hook, she wants to see it.If your story includes portals to fantasy worlds, wizards or dragons, it’s probably not for her. Please, no chapter books, pictures books, poetry, non-fiction, or books for the adult market.

To query Mandy, send your query letter, along with the first five pages of your manuscript (both pasted into the body of an email) to mandy@d4eo.com. (Source: Website: http://www.mandyhubbard.com/) and Blog: http://mandyhubbard.livejournal.com)




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