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New Agent Alert: Tasneem Motala of The Rights Factory

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If there's literally anything to do as a kid growing up in rural Niagara, it's read, and Tasneem did so much of it that she turned it into her career with a degree in English and Classical Civilizations and a post-grad in Publishing. Her experience includes writing beauty articles for Elevate Magazine, promoting Sonia Faruqi's book, The Oyster Thief, to the book-blogging sphere as a marketing manager, and building her very own #ownvoices literary zine, KROS Magazine, from scratch when she was in college. 

Tasneem Motala of The Rights Factory

Tasneem Motala

(20 literary agents actively seeking writers and their writing.)

You can follow her @seraphecda on Twitter.

Currently Seeking

Tasneem is actively looking for character-driven MG and YA stories written by BIPOC authors. 

(The key differences between middle grade vs. young adult.)

Retellings of well-known myths and classics, the enemies-to-lovers trope, and anything with mechas or androids are just a few of Tasneem's favorite things when it comes to fiction. She also adores anything with something important to say hidden within all the action.

How to Submit

Writers can submit their work through my QueryManager.

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