Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Moe Ferrara of BookEnds, LLC) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.
About Moe: Becoming a literary agent was fitting for the girl who, as a small child, begged her dad to buy her a book simply because “it has a hard cover.” Growing up, she had a hard time finding YA books outside of Christopher Pike and R. L. Stine, and instead tackled Tom Clancy or her mom’s romance novels. Though her career path zigzagged a bit—she attended college as a music major, earned a JD from Pace Law School, then worked various jobs throughout the publishing industry—Moe was thrilled to join the BookEnds team as a literary agent and the foreign rights manager. Find her on Twitter at @inthesestones.
She is seeking: Moe is interested in science fiction and fantasy for all age groups (no picture books). She loves a bit (or a lot!) of romance in her fiction, so the right contemporary or historical romance will spark her interest. She’s LGBTQ friendly, so send her that male/male erotic romance in your back pocket! At this time she’s not looking for nonfiction, women’s fiction, or cozy mysteries.
How to contact: E-query MFsubmissions [at] bookends-inc.com
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