Meet the Pitch Wars Agents!
Aug11

Meet the Pitch Wars Agents!

Now’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for– it’s time to see which agents are participating in the 2015 Pitch Wars agent round!  On November 3 through 5, the Pitch Wars agent round will go live for all the mentees who had been chosen by mentors to revise for two months. These agents will go through the entries on this blog, which includes a 50 word pitch and the first 250 words of the manuscript. For those of you new to Pitch Wars, check out this earlier post for the rules and mentor blog hop. This is the list of agents participating in the Agent Round in November. They are not mentors. To find the perfect mentors for you go to the blog hop post listed above. Check out the agents below and see what they’re looking for most in a manuscript.  Without further ado… meet our agents! Louise Fury – The Bent Agency Website | Twitter Represents: MG, YA, NA, A Louise Fury represents young adult, middle grade, new adult, commercial fiction including romance, and select nonfiction. In young adult, I look for manuscripts that are written with an unforgettable voice—this can be deep, dark and gritty or literary, lyrical and emotional. I want delicious adult romances with creative plots, sexy liaisons and unique characters who sweep me up in their love story. Melissa Edwards – Aaron Priest Agency Website | Twitter Represents: YA, A Melissa’s taste ranges in genre from classic Victorian literature to hard-boiled crime dramas. She is interested in reading international thrillers with likeable and arresting protagonists, light-hearted women’s fiction and YA, female-driven (possibly small-town) suspense, and completely immersive fantasy.   Alexandra Machinist – ICM Partners Website | Twitter | Publishers Marketplace Profile Represents: YA, A Alexandra is seeking new clients particularly in the areas of commercial women’s fiction, suspense, high-concept young adult fiction, and anything and everything that keeps her up all night reading.   Laura Biagi – Jean V. Naggar Website | Twitter Represents: MG, YA, A She is actively building her own client list, seeking literary fiction, magical realism, cultural themes, and debut authors. She loves young readers books that have a magical tinge to them and vivid writing. She also looks for titles that incorporate high concept, dark/edgy, and quirky elements, as well as titles that challenge the way we typically view the world.   Claire Anderson Wheeler – Regal Literary Twitter | Website Represents: Upper MG, YA, A In non-fiction, she is chiefly looking for topical memoir, popular science and pop psychology with a solid research background; in fiction, her primary interests are literary fiction, Young Adult fiction and upper-end middle grade, and commercial women’s fiction with...

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