Categories Archives: Agent

Sarah Gerton

About

By day, Sarah Gerton puts her obsession with YA and MG books to use as an associate literary agent in New York; by night, under the pen name Sara Holland, she’s the NYT bestselling author of Everless (out now from HarperTeen) and its upcoming sequel Evermore. She grew up in small-town Minnesota and now spends her free time exploring the city, seeking out new sources of books and caffeine, and hanging out on Twitter @Sara__Holland and Instagram @sarahollandwrites.

The Evermore Duology

Eric Smith

About

Eric Smith is an author, blogger, and literary agent currently based in Richmond, Virginia. He began his publishing career at Quirk Books, working on marketing for bestsellers like Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, William Shakespeare's Star Wars, and Pride & Prejudice & Zombies. By day, he can be found working as an associate literary agent with P.S. Literary, mostly focusing on YA with a smattering of genre-fiction and non-fiction in the mix. At night, he works on his own books. His writing includes his debut non-fiction book, The Geek's Guide to Dating, his YA novels, Inked and Branded, out now with Bloomsbury, and his upcoming adoption-themed anthology, Welcome Home, forthcoming with Flux Books. You can find him on the web at ericsmithrocks.com and on Twitter posting pictures of his corgi at @ericsmithrocks.

The Inked Books

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Kelly Van Sant

About

Kelly Van Sant is a literary agent and publishing contracts expert with nearly a decade of experience in the industry. She loves macarons, key changes, and reading through the night. She blogs about agenting and other things at her website.

Hannah Fergesen

About

Hannah Fergesen is a literary agent, writer, geek, and coffee-binge-drinker. When she's not reading or writing, you might spot her in the wild wearing a Tardis dress or worshipping at the altar of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Joanna Volpe

About

Joanna is a literary agent and the president of New Leaf Literary & Media.  She represents all brands of fiction, from picture books to adult. She has an affinity for stories that have a darker, grittier element to them, whether they be horror, drama or comedy. Her recent publications include Henny by Elizabeth Rose Stanton, The Sharpest Blade by Sandy Williams, Erased by Jennifer Rush, The Lost Planet by Rachel Searles, Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by April Tucholke, The End Games by T. Michael Martin, Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo, I’ll Be Seeing You by Loretta Nyhan, and A Darkness Strange & Lovely by PubCrawler Susan Dennard. In addition to her recent books, Joanna has a project by client Veronica Roth set to hit the silver screen this upcoming March: Divergent (Summit/Lionsgate) starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet and Ashley Judd.

When Joanna is not reading (which is almost never), she can be found either cooking, playing video games, or hanging out with her husband and their chihuahua Tough Guy in their NYC apartment. You can listen to her random ramblings on TwitterFacebook or Instagram, and check out her latest deals on Publishers Marketplace.