Blue Heron Literary is a boutique agency based out of Seattle, Washington that places fiction and nonfiction with major and independent publishers throughout the U.S. and around the world.
Amy Levenson, a native to the Pacific Northwest and graduate of the University of Washington, began her career at the Sheldon Fogelman Agency in New York City, where she had the opportunity to work with books by some of her favorite authors and illustrators.
She later returned to Seattle, selling books for becker&mayer! that focused on well-known estates and intellectual properties, including Star Wars and the Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund.
She is actively seeking the following:
Fiction: Middle grade and young adult fiction (all genres), from adventure driven and fantastical to contemporary settings exploring social issues. For new adult and adult fiction, plot-driven literary works and upmarket commercial stories with only a touch of genre.
She is especially drawn to a strong voice and dynamic characters, a well-paced plot, witty or quirky humor, and am always susceptible to a good solid tug on the heart-strings.
Nonfiction: Memoir, popular culture and narrative nonfiction.
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