Agents & Editors @ the Manuscript Mart

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Danielle Bukowski

Danielle Bukowski is the foreign rights associate and associate agent at Sterling Lord Literistic. Originally from Pennsylvania, she graduated from Vassar College and spent a semester at University College London. She is looking for upmarket women’s fiction, smart commercial fiction, and literary fiction, and wants to hear from underrepresented and marginalized voices in particular. She […]

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October 20, 2017


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 nonfiction, and the culinary arts. Jonah got his start in publishing in the warehouse of Atrium Publishers Group, […]

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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 […]

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Stephen Barr

Stephen Barr is a senior literary agent at Writers House, where he started out as an intern in 2008. He graduated from UCLA with an English Degree in 2007, then moved to New York City simply because of how cool Robert Downey, Jr. made publishing look in the film adaptation of Michael Chabon’s Wonder Boys. […]

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October 17, 2017


Eve Attermann

Eve Attermann has worked in WME’s Literary Department since 2011, representing a varied list of literary and commercial fiction writers, musicians, chefs, journalists and historians. Her clients include Rachel Barenbaum, Melissa Scrivner Love, Hollie Overton, Elizabeth Plank, Snowden Wright, Virginia Grohl, Laci Green and Danielle Blau, among others. Eve started her career at Little, Brown […]

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October 13, 2017


Maggie Riggs

Maggie Riggs is the founder of The Riggs Agency, a boutique agency that specializes in literary fiction, as well as select non-fiction projects including creative non-fiction and essays. Maggie is drawn to manuscripts that are inventive, and push boundaries–of form, genre, culture, and beyond. She especially appreciates voice-driven work in both fiction and non-fiction, as […]

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October 12, 2017


Monica Odom

Monica Odom is an agent at Liza Dawson Associates, where she represents a variety of nonfiction, as well as literary and upmarket fiction, and illustrators. Monica earned her Masters in Publishing: Digital & Print Media from New York University in 2014, and has a B.A. in English from Montclair State University. She was also schooled […]

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Reiko Davis

Before joining DeFiore in early 2016, Reiko Davis was an associate agent at Miriam Altshuler Literary Agency for four years. She grew up in Kansas City, received her BA in Comparative Literature and Art History from Brown University, and is a graduate of the Columbia Publishing Course. Reiko’s interests are varied, but she is particularly […]

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Christopher Hernandez

Chris Hernandez (HarperCollins Children’s Books/HarperTeen) is a children’s book author and editor. After nearly eight years in industry, he’s had the privilege of working with such stellar talents as Newbery Medalist Katherine Applegate, National Book Award winner Thanhhà Lại, and #1 New York Times bestselling author Pittacus Lore. His current list includes Jaye Robin Brown’s […]

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October 10, 2017


Jessica Papin

Jessica Papin first joined DG&B in 2003, after spending eight years as an editor at Warner Books (now Grand Central). In 2004, she moved to Egypt, where she spent three years working for the American University in Cairo Press. Upon her return to the United States, she rejoined DG&B. With a background on both sides […]

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Sorche Fairbank

A small, selective agency and member of AAR, the Author’s Guild, the Agents Round Table, PEN, and Grub Street’s Literary Advisory Council, Fairbank Literary Representation is happily in its fifteenth year. Clients range from first-time authors to international best-sellers, prize winning-journalists to professionals at the top of their fields. They can be found with all […]

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Erin Harris

Erin Harris is a literary Agent at Folio Literary Management and a graduate of the MFA program in Creative Writing at the New School.  She brings a strong editorial eye and hands-on approach to her agenting practice. Erin is seeking bold, debut voices in literary and book club fiction.  On her wish list: novels that […]

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October 5, 2017


Dana Murphy

Dana Murphy is a literary agent with The Book Group, focusing on upmarket and literary fiction and voice-driven nonfiction. After studying critical film theory and sociology at New York University, Dana began her literary career in 2012 as an assistant to Brettne Bloom and Elisabeth Weed.  In 2015, The Book Group was founded and Dana […]

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Amaryah Orenstein

Amaryah Orenstein, founder of GO Literary, a Boston-based boutique agency, is thrilled to help writers bring their ideas to life. Aiming to give voice to a broad range of perspectives, she represents a wide array of fiction and nonfiction, and is always looking for works that wed beautiful writing with a strong narrative and tackle […]

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Marisa Corvisiero

Literary Agent Marisa A. Corvisiero, Esq. is a Literary Agent and the Founder of the Corvisiero Literary Agency. She is also an Author Coach, Literary Consultant, Speaker, Author, and Attorney (The Corvisiero Law Practice, P.C) with over seventeen years of experience in Corporate Law and Trust & Estates in New York City. She holds a […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Eleanor Jackson

Eleanor Jackson is an agent at Dunow Carlson Lerner. Her list includes authors of fiction and non-fiction in a wide range of categories, including David Wroblewski (The Story of Edgar Sawtelle,) Susan Straight (Between Heaven and Here,) Susie Steiner (Persons Unknown,) Michael Lemonick (The Perpetual Now) and Daphne Miller (Farmacology.) She looks for books with […]

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Allison Malecha

Allison Malecha is an associate editor at Grove Atlantic where she edits a mix of fiction and nonfiction. She works with publisher Morgan Entrekin, as well as on Otto Penzler’s crime fiction imprint, The Mysterious Press, and on Freeman’s with John Freeman. She has a BA in Comparative Literature & Society from Columbia University and […]

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October 2, 2017


Tanya McKinnon

Tanya McKinnon has been a literary agent since 2000. She began her career in publishing as the youngest person to become a full editor and collective member of South End Press. While there she helped conceive and edited NYT bestseller Cornel West’s Breaking Bread.  After receiving an M.A. in cultural anthropology, she returned to publishing […]

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Ayesha Pande

Ayesha Pande has worked in the publishing industry for twenty-five years. Before launching her boutique agency, Ayesha held editorial positions at Farrar Straus & Giroux, HarperCollins and Crown Publishers. She is a member of AAR (Association of Author’s Representatives), PEN, the Asian American Writer’s Workshop and the Women’s Media Group. She has attended numerous writing […]

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Cherise Fisher

Cherise Fisher began her career in publishing as the assistant to the Editor-in-Chief of Dell Publishing a month after graduating from Yale University. Over the course of her twenty-five year career as an acquiring editor at Simon & Schuster and the Editor in Chief of Plume (an imprint of Penguin Random House), she has shepherded […]

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September 28, 2017


April Eberhardt

April Eberhardt is literary change agent and author advocate passionate about helping authors be published in the most effective and satisfying way. After 25 years as a corporate strategist and consultant, April joined the literary world. She advises and assists authors worldwide, as they choose the best pathway to publication for their work, be it […]

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September 27, 2017


Katherine Fausset

Katherine Fausset began working in book publishing in 1998. First as an assistant at the Watkins/Loomis Agency, then joining Curtis Brown, Ltd. as an agent in 2006. She represents many award-winning and national bestselling authors of literary and upmarket commercial fiction, and select non-fiction. Sample Titles or Authors Emily St. John Mandel Elise Juska Benjamin […]

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Kaitlyn Johnson

After receiving a BA in Writing, Literature, and Publishing from Emerson College, Kaitlyn refused to leave the concept of nightly homework behind. Centering her life around everything literary, she started her own freelance editing company, K. Johnson Editorial, as soon as her diploma arrived in the mail. Kaitlyn started out as an intern for Corvisiero […]

March 24, 2017


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