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New Agency Alert: KT Literary

Reminder: Newer agencies 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. Actively seeking brilliant, funny, original middle grade and young adult fiction, both literary and commercial; witty women's fiction; and pop-culture narrative nonfiction. Quirky is good. Does not want picture books.

Reminder: Newer agencies 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.

Important notes: This agency's Web site is open, but technically their first day is Feb. 1 - so don't rush your query. Make it better and send it in a few weeks. Also, this information below is limited because Kate Schafer has not yet responded with all info.

KT Literary

9249 S. Broadway, #200-543, Highlands Ranch CO 80129. Phone: (720)344-4728. Fax: (720)344-4728. E-mail: queries@ktliterary.com. Web site: www.ktliterary.com/about.html. Contact: Kate Schafer. Prior to her current position, Ms. Schafer was an agent with Janklow & Nesbit. Established: 2008. Writer's Guidelines: www.ktliterary.com/submissions.html. Specializes in middle grade and YA fiction.

How to Contact: Query with SASE. Submit: 2-3 sample pages. Absolutely no attachments. Paste text in e-mail body. E-mail queries only. Responds in 2 weeks to queries.

Actively seeking brilliant, funny, original middle grade and young adult fiction, both literary and commercial; witty women's fiction; and pop-culture narrative nonfiction. Quirky is good. Does not want picture books. Tips: "If we like your query, we'll ask for (more)."

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