Cindy Uh

Cindy Uh is an agent at Creative Artists Agency. She graduated from Boston College and went on to receive her J.D. from UCLA School of Law. After practicing law for six years, she joined Thompson Literary Agency in January 2015 and the publishing law firm of Lyons & Salky Law LLP in 2017. She works on a wide range of nonfiction, including illustrated/art projects, memoir, narrative nonfiction, health/wellness, politics, pop culture, humor, and cookbooks, as well as YA and middle grade. Her clients include NYT Bestsellers Cecile Richards and Mari Andrew, as well as Bridget Beth Collins, Ellen Hagan, Kristin Russell, Gautam Raghavan, Shiva Rose, Brent Preston, Shelly Westerhausen, and others. Cindy is always on the lookout for authentic, diverse voices, compelling narratives, and unique perspectives that challenge readers to think about the world in a different way.

What I'm Looking For

Illustrated/art and gift, memoir, narrative (especially women's voices, politics, and cultural and social criticism), cookbooks, and science and journalism.

MG and YA - only contemporary and magical realism, as well as graphic novels

Sample Titles or Authors

Am I There Yet?, Mari Andrew
West Wingers, Gautam Raghavan
A Sky For Us Alone, Kristin Russell

Specializes In

FICTION: Graphic Novels, Multi-Cultural, Young Adult

NONFICTION: Cultural/Social Issues, Current Affairs, Dating/Relationships, Food & Lifestyle, GLBT, Gift Books, Health & Fitness, History, Humor, Investigative Journalism, Memoir, Multi-Cultural, Narrative, Nature/Ecology, Politics, Pop Culture, Psychology, Science, Self-Help, Spirituality, Technology, Travel, Women's Concerns