Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Connor Goldsmith of Lowenstein Associates) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.
About Connor: Connor Goldsmith is an Associate Agent and Digital Strategist at Lowenstein Associates.
Connor is seeking: Connor is interested in a wide range of fiction, and is looking for literary fiction, speculative fiction (scifi/fantasy), and psychological thrillers. Under the umbrella of speculative fiction, Connor is especially interested in urban fantasy, urban science fiction, and magical realism. Particularly looking for fiction from LGBT and racial minority perspectives. As a nonfiction literary agent, Connor seeks books by recognized experts with broad, established platforms. Subjects of interest include cinema, television, theater, mass media, historical biography, and progressive politics.
How to contact: “For fiction, please send us a one-page query letter, along with the first ten pages pasted in the body of the message by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If nonfiction, please send a one-page query letter, a table of contents, and, if available, a proposal pasted into the body of the e-mail to assistant [at] bookhaven.com. Please put the word QUERY and the title of your project in the subject field of your email and address it to the agent of your choice (Connor). Please do not send an attachment as the message will be deleted without being read and no reply will be sent. We reply to all queries and generally send a response within 4-6 weeks.”
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