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agent, writer : Linda@EmeraldCityLiterary.com
Linda Epstein
Emerald City Literary Agency
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Linda is the eyes and ears of Emerald City Literary Agency in the east. Even though she’s a life-long New Yorker, her breath is still taken away every time she sees the New York City skyline. In addition to being an agent, she’s also hard at work writing a middle grade novel.

Before moving to Emerald City Literary Agency, Linda worked at Jennifer DeChiara Literary Agency.

Linda represents picture books, middle grade and young adult fiction, and children’s nonfiction. She does not represent adult literature at all.

Follow her on Twitter @LindaEpstein and find the archive of her blog at theblabbermouthblog.com.

Currently looking for Young Adult fiction that is realistic contemporary; magical realism; SciFi; speculative fiction; romantic; feminist; or Jewish. Doesn't need to check ALL the boxes.


years experience: 9
SKILLS
Writing, Copywriting, Fiction writing, Proofreading, Copy editing, Line-editing, Developmental editing, Proposal writing/editing
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
Juvenile fiction, Children's books, LGBTQ
SUB-AGENTS/ RIGHTS CONTACTS
The Taryn Fagerness Agency handles foreign rights for Emerald City Literary Agency.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Linda will be open to YA submissions only, from October 1st through October 31st, 2018, by #OwnVoices and #POC authors, looking for realistic contemporary; magical realism; SciFi; speculative fiction; romantic; feminist; or Jewish. Doesn't need to check ALL the boxes but MUST be YA. Send a short query letter to querylinda@emeraldcityliterary.com with the first 20 pages of a completed manuscript in the body of the email, and the title of the manuscript in the subject line. Follow guidelines or your submission will be deleted unread.