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agent :
Sara Megibow
kt literary, llc

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, 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 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:

Literary Ladies Luncheon
Denver, CO
December 3, 2015

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

Colorado Springs SCBWI
Colorado Springs, CO
February 21, 2016

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

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

Allison Rushby

Ashlyn Macnamara

Betsy Dornbusch

Christina Lee

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

K Arsenault Rivera

Karen Fortunati

Karina Sumner-Smith

Kristie Letter

LT Host

Maggie Wells

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
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 Stefan Bachmann
CATCHING JORDAN by Miranda Kenneally
November 4, 2015
Fiction: Women's/Romance
Author of GOING DEEP, 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 then defends against the rabid media, to Linda Ingmanson at Samhain Publishing, in a three-book deal, by Sara Megibow of kt literary (World English).

November 2, 105
Fiction: Women's/Romance
Author of THE QUEEN, Tiffany Reisz's HIS TRICK HER TREAT, and two more books in a holiday-themed series set at a remote lake, about three heroines and the sexy carpenters with whom they fall in love, to Kathleen Scheibling at Harlequin Blaze, for publication in 2016, by Sara Megibow at 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).

October 5, 2015
Fiction: Sci-Fi/ Fantasy
Author of THE DAEDALUS INCIDENT, Michael J. Martinez's MAJESTIC 12: INCEPTION, the first in a new series of paranormal Cold War thrillers following the trail of a team of paranormally empowered agents working on behalf of a top-secret government program, again to Jason Katzman at Skyhorse, in a three book deal, for publication in 2016, by Sara Megibow of kt literary.

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.

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
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

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