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agent : saraquery@ktliterary.com
Sara Megibow
kt literary, llc
illustration
RACE TO THE SUN by Rebecca Roanhorse

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 novels for the adult market. Please no picture books, memoir, commercial fiction or mystery. A book must be 100% complete and never previously published in order to query and as long as it meets these requirements, bring it on! I read all queries myself and am actively acquiring. My query email address is saraquery@ktliterary.com and my turn around time is roughly 5-14 days. All queries receive a response.

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

Cheers,
Sara

Always LGBTQIA+ Friendly!

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

Pinterest board of romance clients:
Romance

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


years experience: 14
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
Middle Grade, Young Adult, Romance, Science Fiction and Fantasy
TRADE REFERENCES
I will be presenting at these upcoming events:

Details TBD
NYC
May 25 - June 2, 2020

Toledo Writers Workshop
Toledo, Ohio
June 3, 2020

GenCon
Indianapolis, IN
July 31 - August 2, 2020

CanCon
Ottawa, Canada
October 16-18, 2020

NCTE Annual Convention
Denver, CO
November 19-22, 2020

ALA Midwinter
Indianapolis, IN
January 22-26, 2021

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

Congratulations to these 2020 debut authors:
Dan Hanks
www.danhanks.com

Elysia Whisler
www.elysiawhisler.com

RWW Greene
www.rwwgreene.com

Sarah Morgenthaler
www.sarahmorgenthaler.com

BEST-KNOWN PROJECTS
New York Times bestseller RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE by Casey McQuiston
New York Times bestseller SORCERY OF THORNS by Margaret Rogerson
New York Times bestseller RACE TO THE SUN by Rebecca Roanhorse
New York Times bestseller STAR WARS: RESISTANCE REBORN by Rebecca Roanhorse
THE ONES WHO GOT AWAY by New York Times bestselling author Roni Loren
THE DOOR TO THE LOST by New York Times bestselling author Jaleigh Johnson
ZERO WORLD by New York Times bestselling author Jason M. Hough
LUSH MONEY by Angelina M. Lopez
THE TIGER'S DAUGHTER by K Arsenault Rivera
MOST RECENT SALES/ FORTHCOMING BOOKS
March 25, 2020
Fiction: Women's/Romance
Former U.S. Air Force Intelligence Officer Juno Rushdan's six untitled books, including a continuation of her Hard Core Justice series, and the launch of a new series about disavowed CIA operatives that follows four members of an assassination team code named TOPAZ, who were framed, and now must survive long enough on the run to clear their names, to Denise Zaza at Harlequin Intrigue, in a six-book deal, for publication in September 2021, by Sara Megibow at kt literary.

February 19, 2020
Digital: Fiction: Women's/Romance
Jane Kindred's THE PRINCE OF TRICKS, about a firespirit in Heaven's Demon District framed for an attempted assassination and his playboy lover who fights for him, to Rachel Haimowitz at Riptide Publishing, for publication in 2020, by Sara Megibow at kt literary (NA).contact@ktliterary.com

December 18, 2019
Childrens: Young Adult Fiction
Maya MacGregor's THE MANY HALF-LIVED LIVES OF SAM SYLVESTER, about an autistic genderqueer protagonist who leaves an intolerant school for a new high school with the support of their loving father, finding a Rainbow Club and accepting friends, all of whom must come together to solve the decades-old mystery of the murder of a teenage boy and confront the child's own fears of early death, to Jes Negron at Boyds Mills Press, for publication in fall 2020, by Sara Megibow at kt literary (world English).

MOST RECENT RIGHTS SALES
March 5, 2020
Film Rights
Amazon Studios and director Sterlin Harjo have optioned Rebecca Roanhorse’s “Welcome To Your Authentic Indian Experience TM.” Harjo will adapt with Heather Rae producing. Originally published in Apex magazine, this sci-fi story follows a Native man working for a virtual reality company that offers "authentic" Indian experiences to dark ends. It won both the Nebula and Hugo Award. Kassie Evashevski of Anonymous Content inked the deal on behalf of Roanhorse and Sara Megibow of kt literary.

October 14, 2019
Television Rights
Escape Artists is attached to adapt THE LAST SUN by debut author K.D. Edwards (Pyr, 2018), a queer Tarot-inspired fantasy in which the only remaining heir of The Sun Court must find Lady Judgement’s missing son somewhere on New Atlantis, the island city where Atlanteans moved after ordinary humans destroyed their original home, for TV development. Kim Yau of Paradigm on behalf of Sara Megibow of kt literary.

KEY PERSONNEL
Kate Testerman, president and literary agent
Renee Nyen, literary agent
Hannah Fergesen, literary agent
Hilary Harwell, literary agent
Aida Z. Lilly, literary assistant
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Yes! I am actively acquiring new clients!

Please email your query letter and the first three pages of your manuscript in the body of the email to saraquery@ktliterary.com

Please include your author website if you have one. Always LGBTQIA+ friendly!

See the KT Literary submission guidelines here:
KT Literary Submissions

Check out my Manuscript Wishlist page:
Manuscript Wishlist

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