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Agents Specialising in Science Fiction

PO Box 475

Blackwood, SA SA 5051
Australia

Agent

  • Robert N. Stephenson

Specialises in science fiction and fantasy; also children's literature, mainstream literature, crime and mystery and action/adventure fiction (15%-20%).

Non-fiction material may be considered if queried first.

Founded 1997.

 

altair-australia@altair-australia.com
(8) 8278 5585
(8) 8278 5585

Fantasy | Horror | Science Fiction
6 Birdhaven Close
Lighthorne
Warwick, CV35 0BE
United Kingdom

Contact

  • Steve Calcutt

Genre fiction: science fiction, fantasy and horror. No other material considered.

Send 50pp with a one-page synopsis (sae essential).

No reading fee. No telephone calls.

Works with the Marsh Agency Ltd on translation rights.

Founded 1994.

Anubis Literary Agency website
writestuff@btinternet.com
(01926) 642588
(01926) 642588

1 Union Square West

New York, NY 10003
United States

Contact

  • Jane D. Dystel
  • Miriam Goderich
  • Michael Bourret
  • Jim McCarthy
  • Lauren Abramo
  • Stacey Glick
  • Adina Kahn

Contact

  • Michael Bourret

Founded 1994.

General fiction and non-fiction:

  • literary and commercial fiction,
  • narrative non-fiction,
  • self-help,
  • cookbooks,
  • parenting,
  • science fiction/fantasy,
  • children's.

Handles picture books, fiction for 5-8 and 9-12 year-olds, teenage fiction and series fiction.

Send a query letter with a synopsis and up to 50pp of sample MS. No reading fee. Will suggest revision.

Looking for quality young adult fiction. Send a query letter with a synopsis and up to 50pp of sample MS.

212-627-9100

PO Box 33

Wayne, Pennsylvania PA 19087
United States

Owner

  • Frances Collin

Founded 1948; Specialisations of interest to UK writers: mysteries, women's fiction, history, biography, science fiction, fantasy.

No screenplays.

No unsolicited MSS. Letter queries must include sufficient IRCs. Works in conjunction with agents worldwide.

Successor to Marie Rodell-Frances Collin Literary Agency.

Frances Collin Literary Agent website
610-254-0555
610-254-5029

New York,
United States

Director / Contacts

  • Ali Albazaz (CEO)
  • Barbara Ivusic (Main agent for submissions)

We represent general and mainstream fiction. This includes, but is not limited to, romance, mystery, YA, sci-fi, and fantasy. We also accept submissions from authors, agents, and publishers who would like to self-publish an original title on eBook. We do not represent nonfiction titles.

Submission guidelines: Please e-mail a query letter which includes your credentials, an explanation of what makes your book unique, and a synopsis of your novel to agency@inkitt.com.

Overseas associates: Rebecca Friedman of the Rebecca Friedman Literary Agency, and Catherine Crawford, a New York City based publishing professional and author.

We represent:  Erin Swan, Lauren L. Garcia, Charlotte Reagan, Ryan Attard, Emily Ruben.

The agency was founded: 2016.

agency@inkitt.com

3419 Virginia Beach Blvd. #183

Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452
United States

Contact

  • Michelle Johnson, Founder/Literary Agent

Submission Guidelines:

We accept electronic submissions only. Please do not call the agency to query, or to inquire about querying. Do not use the postal service or any other snail mail service to mail your submissions.

To query, type “Query (Agent Name)” plus the title of your novel in the subject line, then please send the following pasted into the body of the e-mail to query(at)inklingsliterary(dot)com:

    A query letter that includes:

        The title, genre, and word count of your project.
        A brief blurb about the story.
        A brief bio including any publishing credits.
        The first 10 pages of your manuscript
        A brief synopsis (1-2 pages)

Your subject line should look like this (If you were querying Whitley and the name of your book is "One Thousand Ways to Drink Coffee"):
Query Whitley: ONE THOUSAND WAYS TO DRINK COFFEE.

We will not open unsolicited attachments, so make sure you send all of the above pasted into the body of the email.

Our response time varies for queries, but the general response time is within 3 months for queries, and 4 months for manuscripts.

See www.inklingsliterary.com for full details.

Overseas associates:
German and Scandinavian Sub Agent: Claudia Böhme Rights & Literary Agency

Hungarian Rights Sub Agent: Lex Copyright

Turkish Rights Sub Agent: AK©ALI AGENCY

Polish Rights Sub Agent: Book/lab Literary Agency


We represent: Sawyer Bennett, A. Meredith Walters, LS Hawker, Elliott James, Stacey Lynn, Anna Fields and more.

The agency was founded in January 2013.

michelle@inklingsliterary.com
(757) 340-1070
(904) 758-5440

Box 412
19/21 Crawford Street
London, W1H 1PJ
United Kingdom

Contact

  • Philip Patterson (books)
  • Luke Speed (film/TV)
  • Georgie Bouz
  • Sandra Sawicka
  • Catherine Pellegrino (Children's specialist)

All full-length MSS, including commercial and literary fiction and non-fiction, crime, thrillers, commercial, women's fiction, children's, science fiction, history, biography, sport, travel, health. No poetry. Send first 3 chapter

Happy to review new work. Please note they do not represent stage plays or poetry.

Please send us samples of your work.

Please do not send enquiry or query letters without a sample of the actual work, nor advertisements, qualifications, testimonials, or marketing ideas. These are a waste of your time: only the work matters. Hand written or illegible submissions will not be accepted. Elaborate bindings, folders and packaging are unnecessary.

Submissions are confidential and will be safely shredded if they are unable to offer to represent you. Handling and postage costs means that they no longer return manuscripts, nor do they log them on receipt. Nor can they discuss your work with you before you become a client.

Books
Represents commercial and literary fiction and non-fiction. Please send a covering letter, a synopsis showing the structure of the completed work, and the first three chapters, marked for the attention of Philip Patterson. All submissions must be typed, double-spaced and on single side A4. Allow six weeks for a reply.

Screenplays
Represents theatrical motion picture screenplays, TV and radio plays. Please send a covering letter, short treatment and the entire screenplay, marked for the attention of Luke Speed. Allow six weeks for a reply.

Directors
Represents directors for Film and TV. Please send a covering letter and biography, along with any sample films and/or show reels to Luke Speed. DVDs and VHS tapes are acceptable. Director/Screenwriters should also submit a writing sample, in addition to sample film work.

enquiries@marjacq.com
020-7-935 9499
020-7-935 9115

50 Albemarle Street

London, W1S 4BD
United Kingdom

Director

  • Mic Cheetham
  • Contact Simon Kavanagh

General and literary fiction, science fiction, some non-fiction.

Works with the Marsh Agency Ltd for foreign rights.

No unsolicited MSS. No reading fee.

New writers should approach the agency in writing (no email manuscripts accepted) outlining their novel on one page and including the first three chapters of their novel for consideration. They should accompany these chapters with biographical information about themselves, and an SAE for reply/return of material.

New writers are advised to acquaint themselves with the work of the writers currently represented by the agency before submitting their own work.

Founded 1994.

 

020-7495 2002

46 Warwick Way
Suite 16
London, SW1 1RY
United Kingdom

Director

  • Michael Berenti

Represents literary and general commercial fiction, thrillers, crime, suspense, fantasy, drama, science-fiction, film and TV scripts.

Non-Fiction: Politics, social sciences, current affairs history, military.

Does not represent: Poetry, Children's books, religious, how-to, drug-recovery, erotic, gardening or cookbooks.

Submission guidlines:

  • Manuscript should be typewritten with double spacing on one side of A4 paper, with each page accordingly numbered. Enclose a synopsis.
  • Please enquire first to see whether your work qualifies for evaluation. Fees applicable for evaluation. See website for details.
  • No reading fee. Will suggest revision.

Founded 2008.

admin@michaelberenti.com
020-7828 4273

303 West 18th Street

New York, NY 10011-4440
United States
  • Ralph Vicinanza

Fiction: Commercial and Literary, YA, Fantasy, Women's Fiction, Sci Fi, children's.

Non-fiction: history, business, science, biography, popular culture.

New clients by professional recommendation only. No unsolicited MSS.

Ralph M. Vicinanza Ltd website
212-924-7090
212-691-9644

320 Central Park West
Suite 1-D
New York, NY 1002
United States

President

Founded 1976, and merged in 1978 with the agency founded by Lurton Blassingame in 1928.

Specialises in science fiction, fantasy, mystery/suspense, and romantic suspense.

212-362-4323
212-362-4562

548 Broadway
Suite 5E
New York, NY 10012
United States

President Agent

  • Ethan Ellenberg

Fiction and non-fiction (home 15%, overseas 20%). Commercial fiction: thrillers, mysteries, children's, romance, women's, ethnic, science fiction, fantasy and general fiction; also literary fiction with a strong narrative. Non-fiction: current affairs, health, science, psychology, cookbooks, new age, spirituality, pop-culture, adventure, true crime, biography and memoir.

No scholarly works, poetry, short stories or screenplays.

Association of Authors' Representatives

The website of the American agents’ association (http://www.aar-online.org) offers a list of members, suggested points to raise with an agent who offers to represent you, and some further guidance on the author/agent relationship.

agent@ethanellenberg.com
212-431-4554

150 Minories

London, EC3N 1LS
United Kingdom

Managing Director

  • Alex Sullivan
  • General Fiction,
  • Historical, science fiction, children's,
  • Film scripts, TV series and documentary ideas.

When submitting a project to for review, please e-mail to info@leomediagroup.com in the first instance, with the subject line "ATTN SUBMISSIONS": including the following information and documentation:

  • A detailed synopsis, together with (in the case of a book project) the first three chapters of the relevant manuscript in one Word document;
  • A full CV/resume, including personal and professional background;
  • Any attachments to the project in place (for example actors, directors or finance);
  • Information about any producers or literary agencies who have reviewed, or are currently reviewing, the project in question, together with any feedback that might have been received to date.

Legal services can be provided in conjunction with Fuglers Solicitors LLP.

info@leomediagroup.com
020-8905 5191
(0870) 1330258

Fantasy | Fiction | Science Fiction
PO Box 278
538 East Hartford Street
Milford, Pennsylvania PA 18337
United States

Contact

  • Christine Cohen,
  • Vaughne Hansen

Fiction, specialising in science fiction and fantasy (home 15%, overseas 20-25%).

Send synopsis (1-3 pages), cover letter and sase.

570-296-6205

7th Floor, Waverley House
7-12 Noel Street
London, W1F 8GQ
United Kingdom

Contact

  • Angharad Kowal

 

Our agents work with literary and commercial fiction, women's fiction, science fiction/fantasy, narrative non-fiction, history, memoirs, biographies, psychology, science, parenting, cookbooks, how-to, self-help, business, finance, young adult and juvenile fiction/non-fiction and picture books. We are interested in and work with authors at all stages of their career. We don't accept poetry, screenplays or academia.

Submission guidelines:
Please e-mail us a query letter, which includes your credentials, an explanation of what makes your book unique, a synopsis and the first three chapters.

Overseas associates
All our US and Canadian deals are handled by Writers House US. They are also the port of call for all our foreign deals, excluding Australia and New Zealand, which we handle.

We represent:
Nora Roberts, Neil Gaiman, Jonathan Franzen, John Green, Stephanie Meyer, Diane Chamberlain, Michael Lewis, Jonathan Tropper, Rachel Renee Russel, Jon Klassen, Karen Rose, Laurell K. Hamilton, Kami Garcia, Kevin Sands, Stephan Pastis, Ally Condie, Allison Brennan, Jennifer Donnelly, David Arnold, Elisa Albert, Andrea Chapin, Angus Watson, Dan Vyleta, Barbara Delinsky, Steve Berry, Michelle Moran, Nell Zink.

UK office set up in 2008


Akowal@writershouse.com

1138 South Webster Street

Kokomo, Indiana 46902
United States

Partners

  • Robert Brown
  • Sharene Martin
  • Ann Boyle

Adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction (home 15%, overseas 20%).

Interested in romance, sci-fi and fantasy, women's, gay/lesbian, suspense/thrillers.

No picture books or graphic novels.

Query by email only; no unsolicited MSS. See website for full submission guidelines.

Founded 1999.

Association of Authors' Representatives

robertbrown@wylie-merrick.com
sharenembrown@wylie-merrick.com
765-459-8258