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New Literary Agent Alert: Jessica Watterson of Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency

About Jessica: Jessica Watterson joined SDLA in late 2013, and currently assists Sandra Dijkstra and Elise Capron. She graduated from the University of California at Irvine with a degree in Sociocultural Anthropology and English. Jessica has made books a serious part of her life for many years. During college, she started an indie review blog which has featured author interviews and has reviewed several self-published books that eventually ended up on the New York Times Best Seller list. She is seeking: Jessica is most interested in all subgenres of adult and new adult romance, and women's fiction. She is looking for heartfelt and unique romance that will instantly draw a reader in and keep them hooked.

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About Jessica: Jessica Watterson joined SDLA in late 2013, and currently assists Sandra Dijkstra and Elise Capron. She graduated from the University of California at Irvine with a degree in Sociocultural Anthropology and English. Jessica has made books a serious part of her life for many years. During college, she started an indie review blog which has featured author interviews and has reviewed several self-published books that eventually ended up on the New York Times Best Seller list.

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She is seeking: Jessica is most interested in all subgenres of adult and new adult romance, and women's fiction. She is looking for heartfelt and unique romance that will instantly draw a reader in and keep them hooked.

How to submit: Email queries to jessica [at] dijkstraagency.com. “We only accept electronic submissions. Any hardcopy submissions received by mail will be recycled unopened. Please send a query letter, a 1-page synopsis, a brief bio (including a description of your publishing history), and the first 10-15 pages of your manuscript. Please send all items in the body of the e-mail, not as an attachment.”

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