Allison Hunter

Allison Hunter began her publishing career in 2005 working for the Los Angeles-based literary publicity firm Kim-from-L.A, and was an agent at InkWell Management and the Stuart Krichevsky Literary Agency before joining Janklow & Nesbit in 2016. Allison’s clients include novelists L. Alison Heller, Swan Huntley, Megan Mulry and Anna Pitoniak, memoirists Katie Heaney and Kelsey Miller and journalists Charlotte Alter, Jen Chaney, Emily Matchar and Anne Helen Petersen. She was also thrilled to work with InkWell client Lena Dunham on her bestselling memoir NOT THAT KIND OF GIRL. She is actively acquiring literary and commercial fiction, memoir, narrative nonfiction, cultural studies and pop culture. She is always looking for funny female writers, beach reads, great love stories, family epics, and for non-fiction projects that speak to the current cultural climate. Allison has a B.A. in American Studies and Creative Writing from Stanford University and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, she lives in Brooklyn.

Sample Titles or Authors

We Could Be Beautiful, Swan Huntley
Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud, Anne Helen Petersen
Never Have I Ever, Katie Heaney

Specialize in

Fiction

Chick Lit, Commercial Fiction, Family Saga, Literary Fiction, Romance, Upmarket Women’s Fiction

Nonfiction

Cultural/Social Issues, Current Affairs, Dating/Relationships, Food & Lifestyle, Gift Books, Memoir, Pop Culture, Women’s Concerns

Consider

FICTION

Crime, Erotica, GLBT, Historical Fiction, Humor/Satire, Middle Grade, Multi-Cultural, Mystery, Short Story Collections, Thrillers/Suspense, Young Adult

Nonfiction

Adventure/True Story, GLBT, History, Humor, Investigative Journalism, Juvenile, Medical, Men’s Concerns, Multi-Cultural, Music, Narrative, Parenting, Politics, Psychology, Self-Help, Technology, True Crime