Handspun Literary Agency is a boutique, full-service literary agency based in San Diego, California. Founder and agent Courtney Miller-Callihan has over fifteen years’ experience in book publishing, first in the contracts and subsidiary rights departments at Penguin Random House, and then at Sanford J. Greenburger Associates in New York, one of the oldest literary agencies in the country. She prides herself on a hands-on, long-term approach to her clients’ careers.
Handspun’s list of authors includes award-winning, bestselling, and critically lauded writers of romance, historical fiction, women’s fiction, science fiction and fantasy, mystery, young adult novels, and nonfiction. Hybrid authors are welcomed.
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
ONE AND ONLY; LETTERS FROM SKYE; CRAZY FOR HER; HOW TO BANG A BILLIONAIRE; UNCLUTTER YOUR LIFE IN ONE WEEK; CLEOPATRA'S MOON; ACCIDENTAL COWGIRL; NEVER SWEETER; SPECTRED ISLE; WHEN WE WERE STRANGERS; NEVER FLIRT WITH PUPPY KILLERS (AND OTHER BETTER BOOK TITLES)
MOST RECENT SALES / FORTHCOMING BOOKS
SEANCES ARE FOR SUCKERS; NOT THE GIRL YOU MARRY; THREE LITTLE WORDS; THE AFFAIR OF THE MYSTERIOUS LETTER; STILL SAVANNAH; BAND SINISTER; REND; FIERCE JUSTICE
SPECIALIZED TRAINING, WORK EXPERIENCE, HONORS
Worked in the contracts department and subsidiary rights departments at Random House. Spent ten years at Sanford J. Greenburger Associates.
Synopsis and first fifty pages or first three chapters, whichever is more. Attachments as Word docs or PDFs are accepted.