Sunday, May 29, 2016

New Literary Agent Alert: Louise Buckley of Zeno Literary Agency

Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Louise Buckley of Zeno Literary Agency) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.



About Louise: Before joining the Zeno Agency (a London-based agency) in early 2016, Louise spent six years working as an editor for Pan Macmillan and Dorling Kindersley Publishers. Find her on Twitter: @LouiseMBuckley.

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She is seeking: In fiction, Louise is looking for compelling protagonists, protagonists that know what they want. She is also looking for novels that ask important questions in a bold and imaginative way. She loves reading all genres, from action-packed thrillers and cozy crime novels, to high-concept science fiction or emotionally powerful young adult. She loves reading epic historical fiction and anything with magic. (See a list of her favorite books online.)

She is not looking for children’s picture books, poetry, or nonfiction.

How to submit: E-mail the the first three chapters, a synopsis, and a cover letter. Put “SUBMISSION [title of novel] by [name]” in the subject line and email it to info [at] Address Louise by name in the salutation.

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