InkWell Management is one of the world’s leading literary agencies, proudly representing major literary prize winners as well as many of the world’s bestselling and best-loved authors. We enjoy a considerable international reputation as a significant and innovative player in the industry.
Stephen Barbara has been a literary agent with InkWell since 2015. He represents a group of bestselling and acclaimed authors working in all categories, children’s and adult, fiction and nonfiction. Prior to joining Inkwell, he was an agent at Foundry Literary + Media for six years, and before that Contracts Director of the Donald Maass Agency for three. Stephen graduated from the University of Chicago in 2002 with a BA in English language and literature, and worked as a critic and freelance sports writer prior to entering the publishing world.
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
Betsy Bird, Ricardo Cortés, Lisa Graff, Eleanor Herman, Lynne Jonell, Lauren Oliver, Aja Raden, Leila Sales, Laura Amy Schlitz, Paul Tremblay, Glasstown Entertainment, The Story Pirates.
BEFORE I FALL by Lauren Oliver
The DELIRIUM trilogy by Lauren Oliver
THE HIRED GIRL, by Laura Amy Schlitz
SPLENDORS AND GLOOMS by Laura Amy Schlitz
A HEAD FULL OF GHOSTS, by Paul Tremblay
A TANGLE OF KNOTS by Lisa Graff
EMMY AND THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING RAT by Lynne Jonell
THE BIG SPLASH by Jack Ferraiolo
GO THE F*** TO SLEEP, illustrated by Ricardo Cortés
STONED by Aja Raden
THIS SONG WILL SAVE YOUR LIFE, by Leila Sales
THE NOVEMBER CRIMINALS, by Sam Munson
BURN THE FAT, FEED THE MUSCLE by Tom Venuto
MOST RECENT SALES / FORTHCOMING BOOKS
BONFIRE by Krysten Ritter (November 2017)
EVERLESS by Sara Holland (January 2018)
ESTRANGED by Ethan Aldridge (May 2018)
I accept submissions by email. Please visit the InkWell website for further information: http://inkwellmanagement.com