Julia Masnik is an agent at and Vice President of the Watkins/Loomis Agency, where she has worked with Gloria Loomis for the past nine years. Masnik specializes in literary fiction, memoir and narrative non-fiction. In her years with the agency, she’s worked with established authors including Victor LaValle, Paul La Farge, Mat Johnson, and many more, as well as developed her own list of debut authors including Naomi Jackson, Nafkote Tamirat, Kate Stayman-London, and Kali Fajardo-Anstine. She is drawn to unique voices that bring the reader into worlds, communities, sub-cultures, and people that are often under-represented in publishing. She loves the early editorial process, and is game to work with and develop a project at any point in a novel, proposal, or career.
Literary Fiction, Multi-Cultural
Cultural/Social Issues, Investigative Journalism, Memoir, Narrative
GLBT, Graphic Novels, Humor/Satire, Science Fiction, Short Story Collections
Adventure/True Story, Current Affairs, Dating/Relationships, Food & Lifestyle, GLBT, History, Humor, Men’s Concerns, Military/War, Multi-Cultural, Nature/Ecology, Politics, Pop Culture, Psychology, Science, Sports, Technology, Travel, Women’s Concerns