Below are ten literary agents who are actively seeking women’s fiction submissions now. Their e-mails are below. Query away.
1. Scott Eagan
How to contact: E-query email@example.com with “Query” in the subject line. Keep the word count between 75,000 and 110,000. “Please focus on one issue and not a ton of personal problems the protagonist has. Stories can have happy or sad endings. Please no adultery.”
2. MacKenzie Fraser-Bub
Trident Media Group
How to contact: Send a query letter, pasted in the body of the email, to MFraserBub@TridentMediaGroup.com. Please do not send a manuscript or proposal until you have been requested to do so.
3. Kimberly Brower
Rebecca Friedman Literary
How to contact: E-query Kimberly@rfliterary.com. Submit a brief query letter and your first chapter (pasted into the email, not to exceed fifteen double-spaced pages). No attachments.
4. Mallory C. Brown
How to contact: E-query Mallory@triadaus.com. When querying, please include the first ten ms pages in the body of the e-mail after your query.
5. Danielle Burby
How to contact: Email a query letter and the first five pages of your manuscript to firstname.lastname@example.org. No attachments.
6. Jennifer Johnson-Blalock
Liza Dawson Associates
How to contact: E-mail email@example.com.
7. Marie Lamba
Jennifer De Chiara Literary
How to contact: Please email a query to firstname.lastname@example.org. Put “Query” in the subject line of your email, and please send the first twenty pages in the body of your email, along with a one-paragraph bio and a one-paragraph synopsis.
8. Carly Watters
How to contact: E-query email@example.com with “Query for Carly” in the subject line. “Do not send attachments. Always let us know if your manuscript/proposal is currently under consideration by other agents/publishers. If you don’t receive a response to your query within 4-6 weeks it means a no from the agency. In my women’s fiction, I look for an external hook other than the love story (career, family, personal history etc.)”
9. Patricia Nelson
Marsal Lyon Literary Agency
How to contact: E-query Patricia@MarsalLyonLiteraryAgency.com
10. Courtney Miller-Callihan
Sanford J. Greenburger Associates
How to contact: E-query firstname.lastname@example.org.