Reminder: Newer agents are golden opportunities
for new writers because they’re likely building their client list; however, always
make sure your work is as perfect as it can be before submitting, and only query agencies
that are a great fit for your work. Otherwise, you’re just wasting time and postage.
About Marcy: She
has spent a lifetime in books and started out with a brief stint as a children’s librarian.
After 15 years in publishing, she spent 12 years at the William Morris Agency as an
agent and as vice president and director of foreign rights, five years as president
of her own agency, and five years as director of foreign rights and an agent at Sterling
Lord Literistic before ultimately joining Folio
Literary Management in 2010.
She is seeking: middle
grade and young adult fiction, commercial women’s fiction, historical fiction, mystery,
biography, history, health, and lifestyle. She enjoys especially thoughtfully-written
commercial novels, thrillers with international settings, and narrative nonfiction.
She is not seeking genre romance, mysteries, memoirs, traditional fantasy or
How to contact: E-query at marcy(at)foliolit(dot)com.
E-queries only. Please do not submit simultaneously to more than one agent at Folio.
Want more on this subject?
New agent seeking writers: Kimberly
Shumate of Living Word Literary.
New agents at FinePrint Literary Management: Ward
Calhoun and Laura Wood.
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