As of July 2016, Rachel is no longer agenting.
Please do not query her.
Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Rachel Stout of Dystel and Goderich) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.
About Rachel: Rachel Stout joined Dystel and Goderich after graduating with a degree in English from Fordham University. Her interest in publishing began early in her college career as she sought to figure out where exactly she wanted her life to head, career-wise (and to ward off the all too common assumptions that just because she studied English, she inevitably wanted to become a teacher). An internship with LJK Literary Management solidified and strengthened her determination and introduced her to the agenting side of the publishing world. After growing up on the South Jersey shore, Rachel now lives in Brooklyn.
She is seeking: literary fiction, narrative nonfiction, and believable and thought-provoking YA as well as magical realism.
How to contact: [As of July 2016, Rachel is no longer agenting. Please do not query her.]
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