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agent : lori@ravenliterary.com
Lori Steel
Raven Quill Literary Agency

Lori joins the Raven Quill Literary Agency as Agent after working with young readers’ literature for more than a decade. Her experience runs the gamut from school librarian to freelance editor to intern/assistant with two kidlit agencies. She holds bachelor’s degrees in history and education, and an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She represents fiction for all young readers from picture books to young adult.

For all projects, Lori seeks stories with authentic, unforgettable voices that reflect the diverse world we inhabit, instill the possibility of hope and change, and illuminate the shared human experience.


GENRES & SPECIALTIES
Juvenile fiction, Children's books, Picture books, YA
LEADING CLIENTS
Nydia Armendia-Sanchez
Jen Lynn Bailey
Lynn Becker
Bill Canterbury
Mary Cronin
Anna Drury
Stephani Martinell Eaton
Jilanne Hoffman
Shelley Jackson
Jessica Owens
Colleen Paeff
Laura Shovan
Anita Yasuda
SPECIALIZED TRAINING, WORK EXPERIENCE, HONORS
Lori joins the Raven Quill Literary Agency as Agent after working with young readers’ literature for more than a decade. Her experience runs the gamut from school librarian to freelance editor to intern/assistant with two kidlit agencies. She holds bachelor’s degrees in history and education, and an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts.
KEY PERSONNEL
Jacqui Lipton, founder/agent
Kelly Dyksterhouse, agent
Kortney Price, agent
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Submit query letter, synopsis, and 10pages of your completed novel length project (or full manuscript if a picture book with art samples for illustrators) using the online Query Manager webform found at: http://QueryMe.Online/LoriSteel.

More information on submitting can be found on our website: Ravenliterary.com/submissions/.

*Please note: Emailed queries will not be read.