As of December 2012, literary agents Jordy Albert and Brittany Booker have formed The Booker Albert Literary Agency. Both agents were formerly agents at the Corvisiero Literary Agency, having joined in 2012. They have started their own agency and are actively building their client list. Read on for more information, as the two bios are separate below.
Literary Agent Jordy Albert
About Jordy: Jordy Albert is a Literary Agent and co-founder of The Booker Albert Literary Agency. She holds a B.A. in English from Pennsylvania State University, and a M.A. from Millersville University of Pennsylvania. She has worked with Marisa Corvisiero during her time at the L. Perkins Agency and the Corvisiero Literary Agency. Jordy also works as a freelance editor/PR Director. She is a fan of the SyFy, History and Discovery Channels, enjoys studying languages (French/Japanese), spends time teaching herself how to knit, is a HUGE fan of “Doctor Who,” and loves dogs.
She is seeking: Romance (contemporary, historical/regency, and paranormal). YA contemporary/historical or dystopian, sci-fi/fantasy with romance weaved throughout. She is also open to YA GLBT within those genres. Jordy would love to see unique, well-developed plots featuring time travel, competitions, or travel. She enjoys intelligent, quirky characters with a self-deprecating sense of humor, and wants to get lost in a story.
How to contact: Send a query letter, 1-2 page synopsis and the first 10 pages of the manuscript copy/pasted into e-mail. Please send to jordy [at] thebookeralbertagency.com
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Literary Agent Brittany Booker
About Brittany: Brittany Booker is a senior at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. She will graduate in December of 2012 with a BA in English. She worked with Marisa Corvisiero at her time at the Lori Perkins Agency and the Corvisiero Literary Agency.
She is seeking: She is looking for page turning historical fictions, contemporary romances, and urban fantasy. In YA, she is looking for all genres, but is specifically looking for a time travel story.
How to contact: Send a query letter, 1-2 page synopsis and 10 pages of the manuscript attached as a Word doc. Send to Brittany [at] thebookeralbertagency.com.
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