Mitchell Waters has been a literary agent for twenty-five years - the first twenty-four at Curtis Brown, Ltd and most recently as a senior agent at Brandt & Hochman Literary Agents, Inc., where he specializes in literary and upmarket fiction and narrative nonfiction.  He has a keen interest in historical fiction and historical and literary mysteries and suspense.  He is looking for the next epic LGBTQ love story. Some recent and forthcoming representative titles include The Jane Austen Society by Natalie Jenner, Bachelor Girl by Kim van Alkemade, The Right Sort of Man by Allison Montclair, and Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian.

What I'm Looking For

Literary fiction with a strong plot, upmarket women's fiction, historical fiction, literary and historical mystery, memoir.

Sample Titles

Bachelor Girl, Kim van Alkemade
The Jane Austen Society, Natalie Jenner
The Right Sort of Man, Allison Montclair

Specializes In

FICTION: Family Saga, GLBT, Historical Fiction, Humor/Satire, Literary Fiction, Multi-Cultural, Mystery, Upmarket Women's Fiction

NONFICTION: Cultural/Social Issues, Food & Lifestyle, GLBT, Health & Fitness, History, Memoir, Multi-Cultural, Narrative, Pop Culture, Psychology, Self-Help, Women's Concerns


FICTION: Commercial Fiction, Crime, Short Story Collections, Thrillers/Suspense, Young Adult

NONFICTION: Investigative Journalism