LIVE PITCH: Literary Agent Emily S. Keyes
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This post will go live 45 minutes before the session begins. Please comment with your query submissions below, before the video starts. This is your best chance to be seen by Emily S. Keyes as she reads through the pitches live!
Who she is: Literary Agent at Fuse Literary
What she likes: Emily is a particular lover of all types of young adult and middle grade books. She wants to represent the kind of stories that will resonate with kids for the rest of their lives. She loves strong voices and unique characters, not knock-offs or trend chasers. Some of her favorite authors include Deb Caletti, Laurie Halse Anderson, Gary D. Schmidt, and Megan Whalen Turner. She thinks books are best when they make you laugh but have a lot of heart.
Rules for this session:
Type of pitch: Query blurb
Max length (if applicable): 250-300 words
Genres/Age categories: YA, MG, SFF, WF
Pitch Submission: The video entry for this session will go live 45 minutes before the session begins. Please leave your pitches in the comments during that window.
Emily S. Keyes is an Agent at Fuse Literary. Previously she was an agent at the L. Perkins Agency for 2 years. Before entering the world of agenting, she worked in the contracts department of Simon & Schuster, Inc and graduated from New York University’s Center for Publishing.