Rayhané Sanders

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Rayhané Sanders is an agent at Massie & McQuilkin (www.mmqlit.com)--where she represents literary, historical, and upmarket book club fiction; narrative non-fiction; and memoir--and an independent book editor available for hire (rss.editorial@gmail.com). She began her career at Newsweek Magazine, before moving to book publishing a decade ago, working for Penguin’s Dutton and Gotham Books and then for William Morris Endeavor, where she worked with New York Times bestselling authors and recipients of, among others, the PEN/Hemingway and PEN/New England Awards, Guggenheim and Wallace Stegner Fellowships, and National Endowment for the Arts grants. Rayhané began to represent clients at WSK Management, where she worked with internationally bestselling authors and broadcast journalists, and added winners of the Hopwood, PNBA, Oregon, and Massachusetts Book Awards to her own growing list. Her clients include bestselling and award-winning authors Lidia Yuknavitch, Kerry Cohen, Amulya Malladi, Maureen Stanton, Alyson Foster, Devin Murphy, and others.

Sample Titles or Authors

The Boat Runner, Devin Murphy
The Small Backs of Children, Lidia Yuknavitch
Lush, Kerry Cohen

Specializes In


Family Saga, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Multi-Cultural, Short Story Collections, Upmarket Women's Ficiton


Adventure/True Story, Cultural/Social Issues, Current Affairs, Investigative Journalism, Memoir, Multi-Cultural, Narrative, Pop Culture



Chick Lit, Commercial Fiction, Crime, GLBT, Graphic Novels, Horror, Young Adult


Dating/Relationships, Food & Lifestyle, GLBT, History, Humor, Men's Concerns, Military/War, Music, Nature/Ecology, Politics, Psychology, Religion, Science, Self-Help, Spirituality, Technology, Travel, True Crime, Women's Concerns