Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Teresa Kietlinski of Prospect Agency) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.
About Teresa: "Teresa Kietlinski joined Prospect Agency in 2009 after thirteen happy years of working in the publishing industry at Disney-Hyperion, Dial Books for Young Readers, Viking Children's Books, William Morrow and Company, and St. Martin's Press. Teresa has designed and art directed hundreds of children's books of all sizes and shapes, and has worked with amazing talents including Kevin Sherry, David Sonam, LeUyen Pham, Boris Kulikov, Kadir Nelson, Brian Karas and Amy Young. She is now very excited to be on the other side of the fence, representing illustrators and authors whose work she really admires."
Seeking: "As an agent, Teresa is particularly interested in artists who both write and illustrate, but she's looking for anyone who will inspire and spark great things in both children and adults. Now what can you do with a pencil or mousepad?"
How to contact: Query only. Website submissions only. Go to SUBMISSIONS online to upload your materials. Please do not send submissions via email or mail. If your full manuscript is requested, please e-mail your work to the requesting agent in Word, RTF, or PDF format. "We ask that you do not submit your manuscript to more than one agent at Prospect Agency simultaneously, but we do not have an exclusive submissions policy and you are free to submit your work to other agencies in addition to Prospect Agency simultaneously. Please submit only one manuscript at a time. Responds in three months or less."
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