Submission Guidelines

Categories of Submission:  We encourage queries for the following categories: narrative non-fiction, current events and history, journalism, science,  literary and commercial fiction, and young adult fiction. We work in other genres as well. Please do not submit: poetry, short stories, adult romance, science fiction and fantasy, adult and teen paranormal, film scripts.  

Query Letters: All Queries should be sent by email to Queries should be less than half page. Please put the word "query" in the title header of the email. State in the first sentence the category of the project. Give a short description of the book and your qualifications for writing.  

Book Proposals: If we request additional material, please submit it as a Word attachment to an email.  A book proposal should include the following sections. 

1) Overview

2)The audience

3)Competitive analysis

4)Marketing plan

5)About the author

6) Chapter outline and summaries

7) Sample chapter(s). Usually about 25 pages

You can read more about writing effective query letters and book proposals in my blog: Ask the Agent.

Read my book on how to write book proposals.

The Literary Agent's Guide to Writing A Non-fiction Book Proposal.