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New Agent Alert: Kaitlin Sooklal of The Rights Factory

Literary agent alerts (with this spotlight featuring Kaitlin Sooklal of The Rights Factory) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.

As a perennially voracious reader, with credentials in both English and publishing from the University of Toronto and Centennial College respectively, I have spent most of my life between the pages of a book. I was raised with a deep love for fiction, finding in the genre entertainment and life lessons in equal measure. 

Kaitlin Sooklal

Kaitlin Sooklal

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

When a story has the ability to spark my imagination, I find that there is nothing more sublime. To that end, I am a deep lover of the fantasy and science fiction genres because these aspects of writing are the only ones where one’s imagination does not have to have a limit.

Currently Seeking

I would love to meet with writers who are as thoroughly entranced by fantasy as I am and who have let their imaginations compel them into telling tales that are as wild and outlandish as they can make them.

How to Submit

My two primary methods of contact are through my agency’s website: kaitlin@therightsfactory.com, as well as through querymanager.com under the username: kaetie.

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