Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Rachel Brooks of L. Perkins Agency) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.
About Rachel: Before joining the L. Perkins Agency, Rachel worked as an agent apprentice to Louise Fury. In addition to her industry training, Rachel has a business degree and graduated summa cum laude with a BA in English from Texas A&M University-CC. Rachel is actively building her client list. Find her on Twitter: @RachMBrooks.
She is seeking: [UPDATE: As per her updated 2015 guidelines on Rachembrooks.com, she is now only seeking adult romance as well as YA. If you previous read on this blog that she seeks other genres, that info is currently outdated. You can always feel free to check her website for more.] She is excited about representing all genres of young adult fiction, as well as adult romance. She’s a fan of dual POVs, loves both print and ebooks, and has a soft spot for marketing-savvy writers.
How to submit: Send a query letter (with an author bio in it) and the first 5 pages of the manuscript pasted into an email (no attachments) to rachel [at] lperkinsagency.com. Please only query one agent at this agency.
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