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New Agent Alert: Victoria Marini of Irene Goodman Literary

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: She is specifically looking for YA, commercial adult fiction, mysteries, creative nonfiction, memoir, pop culture, and humor. What she really wants is a book so engrossing she cannot put it down.

UPDATE: In September 2016, Victoria moved from Gelman Schneider to Irene Goodman Literary. We have updated her submission guidelines and categories below. 

Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Victoria Marini of Irene Goodman Literary) 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 Victoria: Victoria began her career as a literary agent at Gelfman Schneider and ICM Partners before joining the Irene Goodman Agency in 2016.

She is seeking: She is interested in both Literary and Commercial Middle Grade, Young Adult and Adult fiction. From contemporary to magical realism to sci-fi/fantasy and dramatic suspense, she is always looking for unforgettable off-the-page characters, compulsive stories, and unique voices. She is a sucker for weirdness, atmosphere, secrets, things that go bump in the night, a bit of whimsy, a twist of magic, or a dash of humor.

How to contact: E-mail a query letter and the first ten pages, along with a synopsis (3-5 paragraphs) and bio, in the body of an email to victoria.queries@irenegoodman.com.

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