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New Agent Alert: Cynthia Crawford of Embolden Media Group

New literary agent alerts (with this spotlight featuring Cynthia Crawford of Embolden Media Group) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.

Cynthia Crawford is a speaker, writer, and avid book lover. A native of New York’s scenic Hudson Valley, after graduating from Morgan State University and spending a decade in the corporate sector transitioned to working in Christian media. Since joining Christianity Today’s church resources team as an editor, she has become a champion for diversity in publishing. 

Cynthia Crawford

Cynthia Crawford

(20 Literary Agents Actively Seeking Writers and Their Writing.)

Currently living in Atlanta, she obtained a Master of Divinity from Luther Rice University and has enjoyed using her knowledge to create Bible studies and church training materials.

Currently Seeking

Cynthia is seeking to acquire in the following categories:

  • Christian Living (women's interest, spiritual growth, leadership, discipleship, and social issues)
  • Christian Theology (commentaries, especially those created by women; and academic)
  • Historical Fiction
  • Memoir/Autobiography
  • Literary Fiction
  • African American Studies
  • Leadership and Motivation

How to Submit

Writers can submit a query letter to cynthia.crawford@emboldenmediagroup.com and find more information at https://emboldenmediagroup.com/literary-representation.

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