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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: 6
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, Amanda Quain, Ashley Belote, Hallee Adelman, Matthew Dow Smith, Kennedy Tarrell, Jeremy Whitley
MOST RECENT SALES/ FORTHCOMING BOOKS
PB Titles:
- VALENSLIME illustrated by Ashley Belote (Feiwel & Friends, Winter 2022)
- MISS RITA, MYSTERY READER by Sam Donovan & Kristen Wixted (Macmillan / FSG Books, Summer 2022)
- LISTEN UP, LOUELLA by Ashley Belote (Feiwel & Friends, Summer 2022)
- A PARTRIDGE IN A WE TREE by Ashley Belote (Penguin Workshop, Fall 2022)
- SUPER PIZZA AND KID KALE by Phaea Crede (Viking Children's, Fall 2022)
- DOODLES by Alethea Kontis (Simon Spotlight, Fall 2022)
- DARK CLOUD by Anna Lazowski (Kids Can Press, Spring 2023)
- WITCH & WOMBAT by Ashley Belote (Random House Books for Young Readers, Summer 2023)
- SHEEPWRECKED by Ashley Belote (Random House Books for Young Readers, Summer 2024)

MG Titles:
- MOONGARDEN by Michelle A. Barry (Pixel+Ink, Fall 2022)
- THE LAST UNEXPLORED PLACE ON EARTH by Aly Brown (Feiwel & Friends, Winter 2023)
- ELLE CAMPBELL SAVES THEIR SATURDAY by Ben Kahn (Scholastic, 2023)
- PLOTTING THE STARS book 2 by Michelle A. Barry (Pixel+Ink, Fall 2023)
- PLOTTING THE STARS book 3 by Michelle A. Barry (Pixel+Ink, Fall 2024)

YA Titles:
- FORWARD MARCH by Skye Quinlan (Page Street, March 2022)
- BLAINE FOR THE WIN by Robbie Couch (S&S Books for Young Readers, April 2022)
- THE GRAVITY OF MISSING THINGS by Marisa Urgo (Entangled TEEN, Summer 2022)
- ACCOMPLISHED by Amanda Quain (Wednesday Books, July 2022)
- DREAM TO ME by Megan Paasch (Feiwel & Friends, Winter 2023)
- IF I SEE YOU AGAIN TOMORROW by Robbie Couch (S&S Books for Young Readers, Spring 2023)
- THE GHOSTS ARE A METAPHOR by Amanda Quain (Wednesday Books, Spring 2023)
- THE RULES OF ROYALTY by Cale Dietrich (Wednesday Books, Summer 2024)
- UNTITLED BOOK 2 by Cale Dietrich (Wednesday Books, Summer 2025)

Graphic Novel Titles:
- THE DOG KNIGHT (3 book series) by Jeremy Whitley (Feiwel & Friends, beginning Spring 2023)
- THE SCHOOL FOR EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL GIRLS - Book 2 by Jeremy Whitley; illo by Jamie Noguchi (Papercutz, Summer 2023)
- EVIL-ISH by Kennedy Tarrell (Feiwel & Friends, Winter 2024)
- BLOOD CITY ROLLERS illustrated by Tatiana Hill (Labyrinth Road, Spring 2024)
- THE SCHOOL FOR EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL GIRLS - Book 3 by Jeremy Whitley; illo by Jamie Noguchi (Papercutz, Summer 2024)
- UNTITLED by Kennedy Tarrell (Feiwel & Friends, Forthcoming)

Adult titles:
- BOOK 3 of the Whitman Street Cat Café series by Kate McMurray (Sourcebooks, Summer 2022)

MOST RECENT RIGHTS SALES
- Young Captain Nemo (film) to Kinsane Entertainment
- The Sky Blues (film) to Walden Media
- The Sky Blues (translation): De Saxus (France); Melhoramentos (Brazil)
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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