Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Stacia Decker and Danielle Chiotti of Firebrand Literary) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.
I got word last week about two new agents at Firebrand Literary, but had to kind of sit on it until the official announcement came this morning. Both of these agents will be attending the Writer’s Digest conference on May 27 in NYC and taking pitches from writers. Both have backgrounds in editing, and you can learn more about Stacia and Danielle’s backgrounds on the Firebrand Web site.
To see an updated post on Stacia (now at Donald Maass Literary), click here.
Danielle specializes in a variety of trade fiction and nonfiction books. For nonfiction: narrative nonfiction, memoir, self-help, relationships, humor, current events, women’s issues, and cooking. For fiction: commercial women’s fiction and multicultural fiction (with a slightly “literary” edge), romance, paranormal romance, and young adult fiction for girls.
To contact them personally, it’s (firstname)@firebrandliterary.com. However – note that these new agents do not take queries over e-mail but rather through an online submission form on the Firebrand Web site.
Firebrand is another one of those agencies that is still relatively new in the grand scheme of things, but has quickly turned itself into an up-and-coming powerhouse of an agency.
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