A white woman with blond hair in her early 30s wearing a green shirt smiles in front of bookshelves.

Hannah VanVels Ausbury is a senior literary agent with Belcastro Agency. Her client list is focused on children’s literature and select adult genres. Before becoming an agent, Hannah worked at HarperCollins, where she acquired young adult books. She lives in Michigan with her spouse, two German Shepherds, and two cats.

What I'm Looking For

I represent all children's literature including board books, picture books, graphic novels, middle grade, and young adult novels. The adult genres I represent include fantasy, horror, and contemporary. For a full list and more details, you can visit my MSWL page, which I keep up-to-date.

Sample Titles or Authors

The Sins On Their Bones by Laura R. Samotin
Our Divine Mischief by Hanna C. Howard
Table Full of Food by Leila Boukarim

Specializes In



NONFICTION: Memoir, Multi-Cultural, Religion, Spirituality