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TO EACH THIS WORLD by Julie E. Czerneda
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ETERNALLY YOURS edited by Patrice Caldwell
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agent : saraquery@ktliterary.com
Sara Megibow
kt literary, llc
illustration
THE MONSTERS WE DEFY by Leslye Penelope

Art. Patience. Strategy.

My passion as an agent is strategizing profitable long-term careers with my authors. I want clients to love the books they write and make money writing them. Crafting that kind of balance between artistic and commercial success takes communication, teamwork and a focus on "Art. Patience. Strategy."

In terms of personality, I tend to be chatty with clients. I aim to set clear expectations and explain publishing processes so authors can focus as much as possible on writing. To that end, I communicate regularly and keep my client list small in order to support each author effectively.

I represent authors who write middle grade novels (all sub-genres), young adult novels (all sub-genres), romance novels (all sub-genres) and science fiction/fantasy for the adult market.

I try to answer professional questions as time allows on twitter @SaraMegibow

Cheers,
Sara
she/her

Member of AALA, SCBWI and SFWA

Always LGBTQIA+ Friendly!

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Pinterest board of my middle grade and young adult clients:
Middle Grade and Young Adult

Pinterest board of my romance clients:
Romance

Pinterest board of my science fiction and fantasy clients:
Science Fiction and Fantasy


years experience: 16
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
Middle Grade, Young Adult, Romance, Science Fiction and Fantasy
TRADE REFERENCES
I will be attending/ presenting at these upcoming events:

Lubbock Texas Book Festival
virtual
October 16, 2022

Emerald City Writers' Conference
virtual
October 21-23, 2022

LEADING CLIENTS
My list of client is always updated here: www.ktliterary.com/clients/saras-clients

Congratulations to these 2022 debut authors:
B.L. Blanchard
www.blblanchard.com

Jamie Wesley
www.jamiewesley.com

Maya MacGregor
www.mayamacgregor.com

Sascha Stronach
www.theunderstatesmen.com

And keep an eye open for these 2023 debut authors:
DoanPhuong Nguyen
www.doanphuong.com

Laura Moher
www.lauramoher.com

BEST-KNOWN PROJECTS
New York Times bestsellers RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE and ONE LAST STOP and I KISSED SHARA WHEELER by Casey McQuiston
New York Times bestsellers SORCERY OF THORNS and VESPERTINE by Margaret Rogerson
BLACK SUN by New York Times bestselling author Rebecca Roanhorse
YES & I LOVE YOU by New York Times bestselling author Roni Loren
INSTINCT by New York Times bestselling author Jason M. Hough
TRIPTYCH: A Marvel Xavier's Institute Novel by New York Times bestselling author Jaleigh Johnson
AFTER HOURS ON MILAGRO STREET by Angelina M. Lopez
THE MONSTERS WE DEFY by Leslye Penelope
SWASHBUCKLERS by Dan Hanks
THE LEOPARD BEHIND THE MOON by Mayonn Paasewe-Valchev
ETERNALLY YOURS by Patrice Caldwell
THE TIGER'S DAUGHTER by K Arsenault Rivera
CINDERS AND SPARROWS by Stefan Bachmann
TO EACH THIS WORLD by Julie E. Czerneda
FORGING A NIGHTMARE by Patricia A. Jackson
MERCURY RISING by R.W.W. Greene
MOST RECENT SALES/ FORTHCOMING BOOKS
September 14, 2022
Fiction: Romance
Laura Moher's debut CURVES FOR DAYS, set in a small, quirky North Carolina town with a plus-sized heroine starting a new life in a wonderful new place; the tall, grumpy local contractor has his job cut out for him as their mismatched romantic interests drive them even closer together, until secrets nearly tear them apart, to Deb Werksman at Sourcebooks, in a nice deal, in a three-book deal, for publication in August 2023, by Sara Megibow at kt literary (world).

September 7, 2022
Digital: Fiction: Romance
Jane Kindred's MASTER OF THE GAME, the third in her queer Demons of Elysium series set in a Russian-inspired heaven, to Rachel Haimowitz at Riptide Publishing, in an exclusive submission, for publication in 2023, by Sara Megibow at kt literary.

August 24, 2022
International rights: UK Fiction
NYT bestselling author Jaleigh Johnson's ASSASSIN'S CREED: THE GOLDEN CITY, about a young emperor whose life hangs in balance and only the Brotherhood of Assassins can save him, to Gwendolyn Nix at Aconyte, in an exclusive submission, for publication in 2023, by Sara Megibow at kt literary (world).

MOST RECENT RIGHTS SALES
September 1, 2022
Audio rights
K.M. Jackson's TOO SWEET TO BE GOOD, a small town Southern romance about a woman helping to renovate a local vintage theater and the grandson of the owner of that theater owner whose goals are at odds but whose chemistry isn't, to Catherine Wallach at Recorded Books, in a nice deal, for publication in 2023, by Sara Megibow at kt literary.
Rights: contact@ktliterary.com

August 2, 2022
International rights: Children's
Maya MacGregor's THE MANY HALF-LIVED LIVES OF SAM SYLVESTER, to Znak (Poland), by Milena Kaplarevic at Prava I Prevodi, on behalf of Sara Megibow of kt literary.

July 28, 2022
Television Rights
John E. Stith's MANHATTAN TRANSFER, an epic science fiction about the city of Manhattan after the whole thing has been abducted by aliens and transported into space, to be adapted into a series by award-winning producer, writer and creator Sky Conway, by Sara Megibow at kt literary.

KEY PERSONNEL
Kate Testerman, Founder and Senior Agent
Renee Nyen, Agent
Hilary Harwell, Agent
Kelly Van Sant, Contracts Manager and Agent
Jas Perry, Agent
Kari Sutherland, Agent
Savannah Brooks, Agent
Chelsea Hensley, Associate Agent
Aida Z. Lilly, Associate Agent
Kate Welsh, Royalties Manager
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Yes! I am actively acquiring!

Please contact me through Query Manager at: QueryManager.com/SaraMegibow

Instructions for submission are on that form - I will be asking for a query letter, the first chapters of your manuscript and your author website, if you have one.

If Query Manager is inaccessible, my email address is also accepting submissions at: saraquery@ktliterary.com

I read all queries myself and turn around time is roughly 5-15 days. All queries receive a response.

A book must be 100% complete and in one of the genres I represent (MG, YA, romance, SF/F) - please no picture books, memoir, commercial fiction, mystery or anything self-published. As long as it meets these requirements, bring it on! Always LGBTQIA+ friendly!

See the KT Literary submission guidelines here:
KT Literary Submissions

Check out my Manuscript Wishlist page here:
Manuscript Wishlist

And my AALA listing here:
AALA

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