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New Agent Alert: Gwendolyn Heasley of Artists and Artisans Inc.

As of summer 2011, Gwendolyn is no longer listed on the Artists & Artisans website. 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.

As of summer 2011, Gwendolyn is no longer
listed on the Artists & Artisans website.
Do not query her. (Update: The agency is formally gone.)

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Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Gwendolyn Heasley of Artists and Artisans Inc.) 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 Gwendolyn: Gwendolyn Heasley is the author of the upcoming YA novel, Confessions of a Teenage Recessionista, which will be published by HarperCollins. She earned her B.A. from Davidson College in North Carolina, and her Master’s degree in Journalism from University of Missouri-Columbia where she wrote her thesis on why women read Us Weekly. In the past, she has sold greeting cards and taught creative writing to young adults.

Seeking: She’s actively seeking authors of Young Adult manuscripts of all genres, specifically manuscripts that have a sharp voice and vivid settings.

How to submit: (This agent and agency are no longer operating as of 2013. Do not query her.)

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