Anjali Singh

Anjali Singh is an agent at Ayesha Pande Literary. Before becoming an agent, she worked as an international literary scout, as an editor Vintage Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and Simon & Schuster and as Editorial Director at Other Press. She is is best known for having championed Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis after stumbling across it on a visit to Paris. She has always been drawn to the thrill of discovering new writers, and among the literary novelists whose careers she helped launch are Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Samantha Hunt, Preeta Samarasan, Zoe Ferraris, Victoria Patterson, Natalie Bakopoulos, Enid Shomer and Brigid Pasulka. As a literary agent, she is looking for new voices, character-driven fiction or non-fiction works that reflect an engagement with the world around us, YA and MG literature and graphic novels for all ages. Some of her forthcoming projects include Bridgett Davis’ memoir The World According to Fanny Davis: A Daughter’s Tribute to her Mother’s Life in the Detroit Numbers (Little, Brown 2019); Arif Anwar’s debut novel The Storm (Atria, 2018) and Sherine Hamdy and Myra El-Mir’s YA graphic novel about a Muslim-American girl’s coming-of-age (Dial Books for Young Readers, 2020)

Sample Titles or Authors

The Storm, Arif Anwar
The World According to Fanny Davis, Bridgett Davis
Shirley Bones, Gillian Gorez

Specialize in

Fiction

Graphic Novels, Literary Fiction, Multi-Cultural

NONFICTION

Memoir, Multi-Cultural, Narrative

Consider

FICTION

Middle Grade, Upmarket Women’s Fiction, Young Adult

Nonfiction

Cultural/Social Issues, History