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agent : saraquery@ktliterary.com
Sara Megibow
kt literary, llc
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OFF THE CLOCK by Roni Loren

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:

I represent authors who write middle grade, young adult, romance, 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 saraquery@ktliterary.com 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

Cheers,
Sara

Always LGBTQ and Diversity Friendly!

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I plan to attend these upcoming conferences:

SCBWI Winter Conference
New York City
February 12-14, 2016

Colorado Springs SCBWI
Colorado Springs, CO
February 21, 2016

Colorado Writing School
Louisville, CO
March 1, 2016

Greater Detroit RWA
Detroit, MI
March 15, 2016

Diamond State RWA
Little Rock, AR
March 19, 2015

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

Book Expo
Chicago, IL
May 11-13, 2016

Phoenix ComicCon
Phoenix, AZ
June 2-5, 2016

Romance Writers of America National Convention
San Diego, CA
July 13-16, 2016

Oracon
Springfield, MO
Sept 16-18, 2016

Heart of Denver RWA
Denver, CO
January 21, 2017

Tucson RWA
Tucson, AZ
January 28, 2017


years experience: 10
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
Middle Grade, Young Adult, Romance, Science Fiction and Fantasy
LEADING CLIENTS
Alis Frankin
www.alisfranklin.com

Allison Rushby
www.allisonrushby.com

Ashlyn Macnamara
www.ashlynmacnamara.net

Betsy Dornbusch
www.betsydornbusch.com

Christina Lee
www.christinalee.net

Dave Lowry
www.davelowrywriter.weebly.com

Derek Sullivan
www.derekesullivan.com

Eleri Stone
www.eleristone.com

Elysia Whisler

Emmie Mears
www.emmiemears.com

Gerald Brandt
www.geraldbrandt.com

Jaleigh Johnson
www.jaleighjohnson.com

Jane Kindred
www.janekindred.com

Jason Hough
www.jasonhough.com

Jennifer Shaw Wolf
www.jennifershawwolf.com

Johnathan Wilber
www.johnathanwilber.com

Juliana Stone
www.julianastone.com

K Arsenault Rivera
www.karsenaultrivera.com

Karen Fortunati
www.karenfortunati.com

Karina Sumner-Smith
www.karinasumnersmith.com

Kristie Letter
www.kristiebettsletter.com

LT Host
www.lthost.blogspot.com

Maggie Wells
www.maggie-wells.com

Michael Haspil
www.apocprod.com

Michael Martinez
www.michaeljmartinez.net

Michael Underwood
www.michaelrunderwood.com

Natalie Bahm
www.nataliebahm.com

Paige Orwin
www.paigeorwin.com

Roni Loren
www.roniloren.com

Stefan Bachmann
www.stefanbachmann.com

Stefanie Gaither
www.stefaniegaither.com

Steve Vera
www.stevewvera.com

Tiffany Reisz
www.tiffanyreisz.com

Wen Baragrey
www.wenbaragrey.com

BEST-KNOWN PROJECTS
THE DARWIN ELEVATOR by New York Times bestselling author Jason Hough
CALL ON ME 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
WHAT A LADY DEMANDS by USA Today bestselling author Ashlyn Macnamara
THE PECULIAR by international bestselling author Stefan Bachmann
THE MARK OF THE DRAGONFLY by Jaleigh Johnson
MOST RECENT SALES/ FORTHCOMING BOOKS
December 17, 2015
Digital: Fiction: Women's/Romance
Author of THE LOST COAST, Jane Kindred's IF YOU'RE DOING IT RIGHT, a male/male romance set in Montana about a reluctant rancher and his hot Crow neighbor, to Linda Ingmanson at Samhain Publishing, for publication in 2016, by Sara Megibow of kt literary (World).

October 20, 2015
Fiction: Sci-Fi/ Fantasy
Debut author Paige Orwin's THE INTERMINABLES, a puzzle-box urban fantasy pitched as Jim Butcher meets China Mieville, about two reluctant heroes asked to save the world again, years after a magical cataclysm has changed the shape of evil, to Phil Jourdan of Angry Robot, in a nice deal, in a two book deal, for publication in 2016, by Sara Megibow of kt literary (World).

MOST RECENT RIGHTS SALES
January 20, 2016
Audio Rights
Maggie Wells's FULL COURT PRESS, about a heroine who is the star basketball coach at a small university and the controversial new football coach with whom she falls in love and defends against the rabid media, to Michele Cobb at Insatiable Press, in a three-book deal, by Sara Megibow of kt literary.
translation: rights@ktliterary.com

August 17, 2015
Audio Rights
USA Today bestselling author Juliana Stone's Barker Triplets contemporary romance trilogy including OFFSIDE, COLLIDE, CONCEAL, and the BARKER FAMILY CHRISTMAS, each following three sisters who live in a small town, wreak havoc and fall in love, to Lee Jarit at Audible, in a nice deal, by Sara Megibow of kt literary.

August 12, 2015
Audio Rights
Emmie Mears's STORM IN A TEACUP, ANY PORT IN A STORM, and TAKEN BY STORM, the first three in her debut urban fantasy series about a Mediator who kills demons by night and handles PR by day, to Lee Jarit at Audible, in a nice deal, by Sara Megibow of kt literary.

SPECIALIZED TRAINING, WORK EXPERIENCE, HONORS
8 years at Nelson Literary Agency

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

KEY PERSONNEL
Kate Testerman, president and literary agent
Renee Nyen, literary agent
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
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 saraquery@ktliterary.com

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, romance, 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

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