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Christi Cardenas
The Plains Agency

Christi Cardenas founded The Plains Agency in 2008 after having spent the previous twelve years working with another literary agency. The focus for The Plains Agency today is on both commercial and literary fiction as well as books reflecting what’s current in popular culture. With Margaret Weis on our list, fantasy and science fiction is something we definitely gravitate toward. We take on projects we love and respect every inquiry that comes across our desk. It’s why we respond to each and every one. We know what it takes to take the step of asking someone to read what has been so painstakingly put on the page.

We’re fortunate to have several great partners in Los Angeles to assist with film and television interests as well as having aligned with the leading foreign agencies when translation rights are reserved on behalf of our authors.

Please note we are actively seeking new clients.

years experience: 22
General fiction, Mystery, Romance, Suspense/thriller, Fantasy/science fiction, Biography, Business/investing/finance, Mind/body/spirit, Health, Lifestyle, Cookbooks, Sports
Please send all inquiries by email to We respond to all submissions within one minute of receipt to six weeks. Please include a personalized query letter with the first 10 pages of your project included in the email. We will not open any email with attachments.