New Agent Alert: Chasya Milgrom of Dystel & Goderich

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. Areas of interest: literary fiction, fiction with a splash of irony and humor, psychology, narrative nonfiction, politics, history and pop culture.
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Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Chasya Milgrom of Dystel & Goderich) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.

Ms. Chasya Milgrom was recently promoted from assistant to full-fledged agent over at Dystel and Goderich.

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Fiction areas of interest: literary fiction, and fiction with a splash of irony and humor.

Nonfiction areas of interest: psychology, narrative nonfiction, politics, history and pop culture.

How to contact: cmilgrom@dystel.com. Enclose a cover letter, outline or brief synopsis of the work (with word count if possible), a sample chapter, and a stamped, self-addressed envelope for our response. E-mail queries are fine, but keep them brief and make sure your cover letter is in the body of the e-mail. Please be sure to query only one agent at this agency. Responds to most query letters within a six to eight week period. If you don't hear from her within that time frame, chances she did not receive yours. Feel free to resend it.

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