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New Agent Alert: Mandy Hubbard of the D4EO Literary Agency

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. She is seeking: middle-grade and young adult fiction, whether they be contemporary or historical, fantasy/paranormal or realistic. She loves books with a heavy focus on romance, as well as 'issue books' with a strong voice.

Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Mandy Hubbard of the D4EO Literary Agency) 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 Mandy
: Mandy is an author as well as an agent. Her debut novel, Prada and Prejudice (Razorbill/Penguin, June 2009) is in its fifth printing. She has four other books under contract, divided among Harlequin, Llewellyn Flux, and Razorbill/Penguin. Mandy interned at The Bent Agency before joining D4EO Literary, where she is now building her list.She has a website and runs a blog, as well.

She is seeking: middle-grade and young adult fiction, whether they be contemporary or historical, fantasy/paranormal or realistic. She loves books with a heavy focus on romance, as well as 'issue books' with a strong voice. "If your book has a high concept or a big hook, I want to see it. If your story includes portals to fantasy worlds, wizards or dragons, it’s probably not for me. Please, no chapter books, pictures books, poetry, nonfiction, or books for the adult market."

How to contact: Send your query letter, along with the first five pages of your manuscript (both pasted into the body of an e-mail) to mandy[at]d4eo[dot]com.

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