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agent :
Bonnie Swanson
The Purcell Agency

As a twenty-five year veteran teacher with a masters degree in language and literacy, I bring a long history of language arts teaching to my work as an agent. I enjoy working with my clients to not only make sure their books are polished prior to submission, but also to educate them every step of the way. Helping others grow has been a life-long skill of mine, and I am proud to say I do it very well.

My authors and I are a team. I will be there for them every step of the way, from the seed of an idea to finished manuscript and beyond. They know they can text or call anytime and I will be available to listen or act on their behalf. For this reason, I like to keep my list small so I am able to give each author the attention their hard work deserves.

I represent:
Young Adult Romance (I especially love magical realism and fantasy/sci-fi grounded IRL.)
Picture Books (Pretty much anything that makes me laugh or gives me all the feels.)
Adult (Think the quirky fantasy/sci-fi/paranormal style of Dean Koontz but with romance at the center of it all)

Romance, Fantasy/science fiction, Juvenile fiction, Picture Book
Angelique Burrell
Alexandria LaFaye
Ammar Habib
Ben Brockway
Brittany Jasper
Kita Capule
Deana Kussman
Des Miller
Jeff Thurman
JS Puller
Joel Brigham
Kimberly Charleston
Sara Broadway
Sherry Davenport
Matt Cubberly
Paul DeStefano
Cindy Dorminy
E.C. Farrell
Katie Otey
Destinee Schriner
Every Other Christmas by Katie Otey Illustrated by Samantha Winkler (Sky Pony Press 2022)
Riftsiders: Unlawful Possession by Paul DeStefano (The Wild Rose Press 2021)
Riftsiders: Identity Theft by Paul DeStefano (The Wild Rose Press 2022)
Sam Squared by Cindy Dorminy (Champagne Book Group 2021)
A Mark in the Road by Angelique Burrell (Monarch Publishing/Monarch Educational Services 2022)
Tina P. Schwartz, Owner and Lead Agent at The Purcell Agency
Cathie Hedrick-Armstrong, Agent
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