Brent Taylor of Triada US Literary Agency is looking for writers to represent. He is interested in both middle grade and young adult. Here are a few details.
- Beautiful writing
- Fresh voice
- Strong sense of place
- Larger than life characters
- Fantasy that is humorous and intelligent
- Magical realism
- Realistic contemporary stories.
- A truly scary haunting
- Atmospheric settings
- Fast paced and literary ala Cynthia Lord
- Favorite MG writers include Rebecca Stead, Jerry Spinelli, Brian Farrey, and Kathi Appelt
- Meaningful high concept
- This generation’s Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.
- Diverse submissions, especially LGBT characters and storylines
- Favorite authors include Nova Ren Suma, Nick Burd, Stephanie Perkins, and Libba Bray