Agents: Agent Looking for Writers

Call for SubmissionsBrent 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.

Middle Grade:

  • 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

 

Young Adult:

  • 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

For more on Taylor and his interests see his Literary Rambles spotlight as well as the Triada US website.

–SueBE