New Agent Alert: Beth Fleisher of Barry Goldblatt Literary

Reminder: Newer agents are golden opportunities for new writers because they’re likely building their client list; however, always make sure your work is as perfect as it can be before submitting, and only query agencies that are a great fit for your work. Otherwise, you’re just wasting time and postage. She is seeking: Fiction: She welcomes kids work and graphic novels. She is particularly interest in finding new voices in middle grade and young adult fantasy, science fiction, mystery, historicals and action adventure. Nonfiction: "select children's and adult nonfiction."
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Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Beth Fleisher of Barry Goldblatt Literary) 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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Barry Goldblatt Literary is based in Brooklyn. 320 7th Ave., #266, Brooklyn, NY 11215.

About Beth: She is a former editor, working for The Berkeley Publishing Group. Her passions are science fiction, fantasy and graphic novels, though she handles all kinds of kids stuff.

Fiction areas of interest: She welcomes kids work and graphic novels. She is particularly interest in finding new voices in middle grade and young adult fantasy, science fiction, mystery, historicals and action adventure.

Nonfiction areas of interest: "select children's and adult nonfiction."

How to submit: Send an e-query to Include the word "query" in the e-mail subject line. This agency accepts simultaneous submissions, but exclusive ones (designated with the word "exclusive" also in the e-mail subject line) will likely get priority. In the e-mail body, paste your query, your synopsis, and the first five pages of your book. No attachments please. Responds in four weeks to queries and eight weeks to manuscripts.

Also: The agency has a blog. See it here.

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