New Literary Agent Alert: Bree Ogden of Red Sofa Literary - Writer's Digest

New Literary Agent Alert: Bree Ogden of Red Sofa 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: Middle Grade, Young Adult and Graphic Novels. "I am also open to picture book queries, but it has to be really stunning and unique."
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As of May 2015, Bree is with Red Sofa Literary. She was formerly with
Martin Literary Management and D4EO Literary.


Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Bree Ogden of Martin Literary Management) 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 Bree: Bree has an MFA in Journalism and began her publishing career as an intern and executive assistant at Martin Literary Management. As of May 2015, she is with Red Sofa Literary.

She is seeking: The following:

• Highly artistic picture books (high brow art, think Varmints)
• Young Adult – NOT looking for sci-fi, fantasy, paranormal, or dystopian
• New Adult – Any genre as long as it has a strong romantic element
• Adult – Will look at any genre, preferred genres: transgressive, horror, noir, crime, mystery, thriller, bizarro, gothic, romance, erotica
• Graphic Novels
• Some Select Nonfiction – No memoir or academia
• Humor (nonfiction)
• Pop Culture (nonfiction)
• Art books (nonfiction)

Bree’s wish list: (don’t limit your queries to these!)
• Dark (not angst-ridden)
• Realistic
• Psychological horror (with no paranormal elements)
• A Dexter-ish type YA black comedy (COMEDY being the operative word)
• A Roaring Twenties historical for YA
• A manuscript written in the era of Mad Men with panache and style
• A unique and theme-driven art book
• Any book dealing with Anne Boleyn
• Historical fiction (love crime-driven historical fiction, i.e. Black Dahlia)

How to contact: E-query bree [at]


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