New Agent Alert: Colleen Lindsay at FinePrint Literary Management

Editor's Note: As of Fall 2011, Colleen Lindsay is no longer agenting. Do not query her. 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.
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Editor's Note: As of Fall 2011, Colleen Lindsay is no
longer agenting. Do not query her. -------------------

Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Colleen Lindsay at FinePrint Literary Management) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.

Got a tip this morning that FinePrint Literary had taken on a new agent: Colleen Lindsay. Prior to becoming an agent, Ms. Lindsay was the director of publicity for Del Rey Books. Also, she was a reviewer for the San Francisco Chronicle.

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Fiction areas of interest: Science fiction and fantasy of all kinds, horror, paranormal romance, YA fiction and fantasy, pop culture, graphic novels and LGBT fiction and nonfiction. She also seeks thrillers, literary and commercial fiction.

Nonfiction areas of interest: humor or narrative nonfiction, as well.


Does not want to receive
: No category romance, poetry, short story collections, children's picture books, westerns, spirituality, Christian fiction or non-fiction, self-help, Westerns, politics, history or biography.


How to contact
: E-queries preferred. Because her submission instructions are so detailed, you should review them personally here on her blog.

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