Ladette Randolph

Ladette Randolph is editor-in-chief of the literary journal Ploughshares and on the faculty of the Writing, Literature and Publishing Department at Emerson College in Boston.She is the author of four books: a memoir, Leaving the Pink House, and three works of fiction: including the award-winning novels, Haven’s Wake. and A Sandhills Ballad. Before joining the staff […]

Quressa Robinson

Quressa Robinson joined the Nelson Literary Agency in 2017 after working at a previous agency and as an editor for five years. She is originally from San Francisco, but has been living in New York City for over a decade. As a New York based agent, she is eager to build her YA and Adult lists. When not […]

Samantha Shea

After graduating from Colgate University, Samantha Shea joined Georges Borchardt, Inc. in 2010 and was made a Vice President in 2016. As an agent, she is focused on representing literary fiction, history, memoir, journalism, and other narrative non-fiction. Her list includes such writers as: Lesley Arimah (2017 National Book Foundation 5 Under 35), Zach Dorfman […]

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 […]

Eric Smith

Eric Smith is an associate literary agent with P.S. Literary, focusing mostly on Young Adult fiction, with a bit of non-fiction and literary fiction in the mix. He loves YA books that make him cry, non-fiction that challenges him, and literary novels that are hard to define. He also writes his own books, and is […]

Rob Spillman

Rob Spillman is Editor and co-founder of Tin House, an eighteen-year-old bi-coastal (Brooklyn, New York and Portland, Oregon) literary magazine. He is the 2017 recipient of the CLMP Energizer Award for Exceptional Acts of Literary Citizenship, the 2015 PEN/Nora Magid Award for Editing as well as the 2015 VIDA Award from VIDA. Tin House is […]

Jonah Straus

Jonah Straus is founder of Straus Literary, a boutique literary agency based in San Francisco with an office in New York. He specializes in literary fiction, especially with with an international or multicultural perspective, journalism, history, narrative non-fiction, and the culinary arts. Jonah got his start in publishing in the warehouse of Atrium Publishers Group, […]

Jennifer Chen Tran

Jennifer Chen Tran is an agent at Bradford Literary, joining in September 2017. She represents both fiction and non-fiction. Originally from New York, Jennifer is a lifelong reader and experienced member of the publishing industry. Prior to joining Bradford Literary, she was an Associate Agent at Fuse Literary and served as Counsel at The New […]

Steven Woodward

Steve Woodward is an editor at Graywolf Press, where he has edited books of literary fiction and non-fiction with authors such as Fiona Maazel, Jon Raymond, Daisy Johnson, Benjamin Percy, Maud Casey, Angela Palm, Susan Steinberg, and others. He has an MFA in fiction from the University of Michigan and a BA in English from […]

Katie Zanecchia

Ross Yoon’s literary agent in New York City, Katie is interested in narrative non-fiction that catalyzes social change, challenges the status quo, gives voice to the underrepresented, and inspires improvement of all kinds — whether it’s through the lens of women’s rights and feminism, arts and design, technology, politics, social science, graphic history, memoir, or […]