MARIAH STOVALL

Mariah is leaning against a wall.
Mariah Stovall joined Trellis Literary Management upon its founding in 2021. She has also worked at Howland Literary, and at Writers House, where she worked alongside Susan Golomb. Prior to becoming an agent, she worked at Farrar, Straus & Giroux and at Gallery Books. She is a graduate of Pitzer College, of the Claremont Colleges, where she studied English and World Literature with a minor in Linguistics. She has published fiction and nonfiction with Poets & Writers, The Paris Review, Literary Hub, Ninth Letter, Joyland, Hobart, and more. In her free time, she volunteers as the BIPOC Survey Coordinator for VIDA: Women in the Literary Arts. Mariah is seeking adult literary and upmarket fiction and short story collections. For adult nonfiction, she is seeking narrative nonfiction, essay collections and memoir.

WHAT I'M LOOKING FOR

Voice-driven fiction and nonfiction that can teach me something new about the world or the craft of writing, but ideally both.

SAMPLE TITLES OR AUTHORS

Post-Traumatic, Chantal Johnson
Groupies, Sarah Priscus

Specializes In

FICTION: Commercial Fiction, Family Saga, Literary Fiction, Multi-Cultural, Short Story Collections, Upmarket Women's Fiction

NONFICTION: Cultural/Social Issues, Current Affairs, History, Investigative Journalism, Memoir, Multi-Cultural, Music, Narrative, Nature/Ecology, Politics, Pop Culture, Science

Considers

FICTION: GLBT, Historical Fiction, Thrillers/Suspense

NONFICTION: GLBT, Medical, Psychology, Sports, Technology, Women's Concerns