Publishers Marketplace
   site guide
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
   member search
   rights postings
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

BOYS LIKE YOU by Juliana Stone
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

This site is a service of Publishers Lunch, the e-mail newsletter known as "publishing's essential daily read." Join the thousands of people who read Lunch every day.
agent :
Sara Megibow
kt literary, llc
THE SAINT by Tiffany Reisz

Art. Patience. Discipline.

I am a literary agent at kt literary. My clients range from New York Times bestselling science fiction author Jason Hough to international bestselling erotica author Tiffany Reisz. Yes, I am currently open to submissions!

Here is more information about me:

My niche as an agent is in representing authors of middle grade, young adult, new adult, romance, erotica, science fiction and fantasy. Please no picture books, early readers, nonfiction, commercial fiction, horror, mystery or women's fiction. A book must be 100% complete and never previously published in order to query but as long as it meets these requirements, bring it on! I read all queries myself and am actively acquiring. My query email address is and my turn around time for queries is 3-10 days.

My greatest strength as an agent is in strategizing profitable long-term careers for my authors. I want my clients to love the books they write and make money writing them. Crafting that kind of balance between artistic and commercial success takes strategy and teamwork and, as stated above, "Art. Patience. Discipline."

In terms of personality, I tend to be pretty chatty with my clients. In my experience, setting clear expectations and explaining publishing processes helps my authors focus on writing great books. So, I communicate regularly and keep my client list small enough to support each author effectively.

Please reach out to me on twitter with further questions: twitter @SaraMegibow


Always LGBTQ and Diversity Friendly!

I plan to attend these upcoming conferences:

WisRWA Write Touch Conference
Milwaukee, WI
April 24-26, 2015

San Diego RWA
San Diego, CA
June 20, 2015

Cascade Writers Conference
Kent, WA
April 15-17, 2016

years experience: 9
Middle Grade, Young Adult, New Adult, Romance, Erotica, Science Fiction and Fantasy
Alis Frankin

Allison Rushby

Ashlyn Macnamara

Betsy Dornbusch

Christina Lee

Christopher Paslay

Dave Lowry

Derek Sullivan

Eleri Stone

Elysia Whisler

Emmie Mears

Gerald Brandt

Jaleigh Johnson

Jane Kindred

Jason Hough

Jennifer Shaw Wolf

Johnathan Wilber

Juliana Stone

Karen Fortunati

Karina Sumner-Smith

LT Host

Michael Haspil

Michael Martinez

Michael Underwood

Miranda Kenneally

Natalie Bahm

Paige Orwin

Roni Loren

Stefan Bachmann

Stefanie Gaither

Steve Vera

Tiffany Reisz

Wen Baragrey

THE DARWIN ELEVATOR by New York Times bestselling author Jason Hough
NOTHING BETWEEN US and THE LOVING ON THE EDGE series by New York Times bestselling author Roni Loren
The SIREN and THE ORIGINAL SINNERS series by international bestselling author Tiffany Reisz
THE PECULIAR by Stefan Bachmann
CATCHING JORDAN by Miranda Kenneally
March 27, 2015
Children's: Young Adult
Debut author Karen Fortunati's THE WEIGHT OF ZERO, about a teenager with bipolar disorder who is contemplating suicide, and her march towards - and struggle to recognize - better mental health, supported by a network of family, doctors and friends, to Kate Sullivan at Delacorte, in an exclusive submission, for publication in 2016, by Sara Megibow of kt literary (World English).

March 19, 2015
Fiction: Women's/Romance
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Roni Loren's YOURS ALL ALONG, a LOVING ON THE EDGE novella, about two men reunited after years who give in to one more night of passion, to Kate Seaver at Berkley Heat, for publication in 2015, by Sara Megibow of kt literary (World).

March 6, 2015
Children's: Middle grade
Author of THE MARK OF THE DRAGONFLY, Jaleigh Johnson's JOURNEY OF THE IRON GLORY, about an impossible journey, a mysterious stowaway and a magical world, to Krista Marino at Delacorte, in a significant deal, in a two-book deal, for publication in 2017, by Sara Megibow of kt literary (World).
Film: Kassie Evashevski of United Talent Agency

February 25, 2015
Digital: Fiction: Women's/Romance
Author of IDOL OF BONE Jane Kindred's LOST COAST, about a young woman with an uncanny relationship to fire and the mystery she uncovers at a secluded vineyard, to Linda Ingmanson at Samhain Publishing, for publication in 2015, by Sara Megibow at KT Literary (World).

February 16, 2015
Debut author Gerald Brandt's THE COURIER, in which a motorcycle courier escapes to the meanest of streets in a near-future Los Angeles after witnessing the murder of one of her corporate clients, to Sheila Gilbert at DAW, in a pre-empt, for publication in 2016, by Sara Megibow of kt literary.
Film: Jerry Kalajian of IPG

February 13, 2015
Digital: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Author of GEEKOMANCY, Michael R. Underwood's THE SHOOTOUT SOLUTION and THE ABSCONDED AMBASSADOR, in which a band of Genrenauts is tasked with keeping the archetypal stories of every world in line in order to prevent cross-dimensional disaster, to Lee Harris at, in a two-book deal, in a nice deal, for publication in 2015, by Sara Megibow at KT Literary.

8 years at Nelson Literary Agency

BA in Women's Studies and BA in American History from Northwestern University

Kate Testerman, president and literary agent
Renee Nyen, literary agent
Deb Shapiro, publicity and marketing director
Yes! I am actively acquiring new clients -

Please email your query letter and the first three pages of your manuscript in the body of the email to

Please include your author website if you have one. Now accepting queries for completed, not previously published works in these genres: middle grade, young adult, new adult, romance, erotica, science fiction and fantasy. Always LGBTQ and Diversity friendly!

See the full KT Literary submission guidelines here:
KT Literary Submissions

And a short post about "What I'm Looking For" here:
What I'm Looking For

thumbnail thumbnail thumbnail thumbnail thumbnail thumbnail thumbnail thumbnail thumbnail thumbnail thumbnail thumbnail