New Literary Agent Alert: Adam Muhlig of McIntosh & Otis

Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Adam Muhlig of McIntosh & Otis) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.

 

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About Adam: Before joining McIntosh & Otis, he was formerly Director of Rare Books and Manuscripts at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Muhlig has been active as an independent appraiser of literary materials, including books, original manuscripts, letters, and other archival materials, for over fifteen years. His clients include authors, composers, performers, libraries, archives, and other private and public educational institutions throughout the United States.

He is seeking: He has a love of fiction and is looking for a fresh voice whether this be for fiction or narrative nonfiction.

He seeks authors of books offering new analysis and fresh perspectives by or about mavericks in the field of music – from jazz to classical to punk – as well as texts focusing on natural history, travel, adventure and sports.

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How to contact: Email is the preferred submission method. Please email Adam at AMquery [at] mcintoshandotis.com. “We ask that all text be pasted in the body of the email as outlined in the submission guidelines. Emails containing attachments will not be opened and will be automatically deleted due to security reasons. Because of the high volume of submissions we receive, we will only respond to queries when we are interested in reviewing additional materials. Our response times are usually within 4-8 weeks. Please do not call our office regarding specific submissions and their status. Adult Fiction Guidelines: Please send a query letter, synopsis, author bio, and the first three consecutive chapters (no more than 30 pages) of your novel. Adult Nonfiction: Please send a query letter, proposal, outline, author bio, and three sample chapters (no more than 30 pages) of the manuscript.”

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