UPDATE: It appears that since I wrote this alert a few weeks back, the
submissions page on the agency website now says "No unsolicited
queries." You can check that page from time to time, but do not
submit until that notice comes down, or Jacob puts out a specific
call for submissions. Thanks. Check out the rest of our New
Agent Alerts for potential markets to query.
Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Jacob Moore of Zachary Schuster Harmsworth) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.
About Jacob: A summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Sewanee: The University of the South, Jacob Moore was the recipient of the 2008 Aiken Taylor Internship with the Sewanee Review, America's oldest continuously published literary quarterly. He joined Zachary Shuster Harmsworth in 2012 as an agent in the New York office, where he brings his previous experience as a freelance journalist, editorial director for a PR firm, and in-house editor at ZSH to serve a broad range of projects for a variety of clients.
He is seeking: As an agent, Jacob is particularly committed to working closely with writers to bring their work to a higher editorial level. He is currently looking for journalists, bloggers, academics, Sci Fi/Fantasy writers, playwrights, and memoirists contemplating relevant social and philosophical issues in new and creative ways.
How to submit: See the online submission page.
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