2021

Kaitlyn Johnson

KAITLYN JOHNSON

Kaitlyn is smiling.
After receiving a BA in Writing, Literature, and Publishing from Emerson College, Kaitlyn refused to leave the concept of nightly homework behind. A literary agent for Belcastro Literary Agency, she is also a freelance editor at her own company, Strictly Textual. Kaitlyn started her literary journey as a copyeditor for academic publisher codeMantra, a YA editor for Accent Press, a Conference Assistant for GrubStreet, Boston, and has been agenting since 2016. She has written various articles for Writer’s Digest, has had a flash fiction story published in the anthology A Box of Stars Beneath the Bed, and also a short story published in the "Rest & Recovery" issue for Please See Me.

WHAT I'M LOOKING FOR

I am looking for mostly Upper MG, YA, and select Adult manuscript. Primarily, I specialize in contemporary, romance, fantasy, and historical, as well as graphic novels.

SAMPLE TITLES OR AUTHORS

May the Best Man Win, Zabé Ellor
Hope Springs, Jaime Berry
The Last Checkmate, Gabriella Saab

Specializes In

FICTION: Children's, Fantasy, GLBT, Graphic Novels, Historical Fiction, Middle Grade, Multi-Cultural, Romance, Young Adult

Considers

FICTION: Chick Lit, Family Saga, Horror, Science Fiction, Upmarket Women's Fiction

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