Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Ayanna Coleman of Quill Shift Literary Agency) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.
About Ayanna: Ayanna Coleman founded Quill Shift Literary Agency in 2013 to help usher inclusive stories worthy of inspiring a passion for reading in children through the publication process.
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She is Seeking: She is looking for middle grade and young adult fiction in all genres. Bring her stories with plucky, realistic characters that represent our multicultural society who grow throughout an engrossing plot in a setting that sucks the reader in.
How to Submit: To submit, please follow the instructions on the Agency website and complete the author submissions form.
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