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Moe Ferrara
BookEnds Literary

Since opening its doors in 1999, BookEnds Literary Agency has never strayed from our original goal: Achieving dreams and doing what we love. Representing fiction and nonfiction for adults and children alike, BookEnds agents continue to live their dreams while helping authors achieve theirs.

First opened as a book packaging company, we were originally looking to take our own fresh and fun ideas and find just the right people to create the books publishers and readers were looking for. Over time, we missed working on fiction and seeing what could come from an author's imagination as well as an author's platform. So not two years after opening its doors, BookEnds changed its literary status to Agency.

While the industry has changed, and BookEnds has grown, the one thing we've never lost is our passion and love for books and the authors who create them.


years experience: 5
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
General fiction, Romance, Fantasy/science fiction, Juvenile fiction, Reference, Lifestyle, Graphic novels, LGBTQ+, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Picture Books
LEADING CLIENTS
Robbie Couch, Cale Dietrich, Dee Garretson, Ashley Belote, Hallee Adelman, Matthew Dow Smith, Jeremy Whitley
MOST RECENT SALES/ FORTHCOMING BOOKS
PB Titles:
- JET THE CAT (IS NOT A CAT) by Phaea Crede (Barefoot Books, Spring 2021)
- WAY PAST SAD by Hallee Adelman (Albert Whitman, Spring 2021)
- WAY PAST JEALOUS by Hallee Adelman (Albert Whitman, Spring 2021)
- T-REXES CAN'T TIE THEIR SHOES by Anna Lazowski (Doubleday Children's, Summer 2021)
- MISS RITA, MYSTERY READER by Sam Donovan & Kristen Wixted (Macmillan / Imprint, Summer 2021)
- FRANKENSLIME illustrated by Ashley Belote (Feiwel & Friends, Summer 2021)
- THE ME TREE by Ashley Belote (Penguin Workshop, Fall 2021)
- VALENSLIME illustrated by Ashley Belote (Feiwel & Friends, Winter 2022)
- LISTEN UP, LOUELLA by Ashley Belote (Feiwel & Friends, Summer 2022)
- UNTITLED EARLY READER by Ashley Belote (Penguin Workshop, Fall 2022)

MG Titles:
- DALYA AND THE MAGIC INK BOTTLE by J.M. Evenson (Capstone, August 2020)
- YOUNG CAPTAIN NEMO: THE SERPENT'S NEST by Jason Henderson (Feiwel & Friends, March 2021)
- THE LAST UNEXPLORED PLACE ON EARTH by Aly Brown (Feiwel & Friends, Winter 2023)

YA Titles:
- PERFECT ON PAPER by Sophie Gonzales (Wednesday Books, March 2021)
- THE SKY BLUES by Robbie Couch (S&S Books for Young Readers, April 2021)
- OFF THE RECORD by Sophie Gonzales & Cale Dietrich (Wednesday Books, Fall 2021)
- FORWARD MARCH by Skye Quinlan (Page Street, Winter 2022)
- BLAINE FOR THE WIN by Robbie Couch (S&S Books for Young Readers, Spring 2022)
- THE GRAVITY OF MISSING THINGS by Marisa Urgo (Entangled TEEN, Summer 2022)
- ACCOMPLISHED by Amanda Quain (Wednesday Books, Fall 2022)
- DREAM TO ME by Megan Paasch (Feiwel & Friends, Winter 2023)
- UNTITLED BOOK by Robbie Couch (S&S Books for Young Readers, Spring 2023)

Graphic Novel Titles:
- THE SCHOOL FOR EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL GIRLS by Jeremy Whitley; illo by Jamie Noguchi (Papercutz, August 2020)
- RENEGADE RULE by Ben Kahn, Rachel Silverstein; illo by Sam Beck (Dark Horse Comics, Summer 2021)
- THE SCHOOL FOR EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL GIRLS - Book 2 by Jeremy Whitley; illo by Jamie Noguchi (Papercutz, August 2021)
- THE DOG KNIGHT (3 book series) by Jeremy Whitley (Feiwel & Friends, beginning Winter 2022)
- THE SCHOOL FOR EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL GIRLS - Book 3 by Jeremy Whitley; illo by Jamie Noguchi (Papercutz, August 2022)

Adult titles:
- LIKE CATS AND DOGS + 2 more Whitman Street Cat Café by Kate McMurray (Sourcebooks, Spring 2021)

MOST RECENT RIGHTS SALES
Young Captain Nemo (film) to Kinsane Entertainment
SPECIALIZED TRAINING, WORK EXPERIENCE, HONORS
After graduating from Pace Law School in 2012 (with an emphasis in Intellectual Property rights), Moe worked for several years in the scouting department of a leading book scout in NYC. She joined BookEnds in May of 2015 and is excited to continue to grow her list of talented clients.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Moe is interested in fictional works for all ages, including picture books, middle-grade, young adults, and adult readers. Her favorite genres include contemporary, fantasy, historical, horror, magical realism, re-tellings, romance, science fiction and anything LGBTQIA-centric. She's particularly keen to find books with pain-in-the-ass heroines, dark and creepy settings with lyrical voices, and books with well-thought out twists and turns. SciFi should be easily accessible and horror should not make her need to keep the lights on! Send her your LGBT+ books that are about more than just a coming out story. Her list tends to skew towards children's fiction, but she is on the hunt for select authors in the above adult genres as well. Overall, though, she loves being surprised by books she never knew she wanted—so if it seems like a fit, query her!

She is not a good fit for upmarket/literary fiction, cozy mysteries, true crime, women's fiction, high fantasy, hard sci-fi, or inspirational romances.

For the most up-to-date wants, see her #MSWL tweets, #MSWL page, and various #MSWL posts on the BookEnds site. To query Moe, please visit her QueryManager page at: http://queryme.online/mferrara

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