Thursday, August 19, 2010

Michelle Andelman joins Regal Literary, seeks children's lit

Regal Literary is a full-service agency with offices in New York and London, founded in 2002. Regal represents literary fiction, thrillers and crime fiction, serious narrative non-fiction, and now represents children's literature, too. Regal Literary is also a partner in The Culinary Cooperative, which represents chefs, restaurants, and food writers.

Michelle Andelman previously advised foreign publishers as a book scout at Franklin & Siegal, where she also agented with Lynn C. Franklin Associates. Prior to that, she got her start as an agent with Andrea Brown Literary Agency, where she worked for three years with debut talent such as Lauren Strasnick, Dia Reeves, and Emily Horner.

Michelle handles all categories of children's books, representing authors of middle-grade and Young Adult fiction, and author-illustrators of picture books and graphic novels. Her magnets are elegant, quirky voices, emotionally driven plots, and settings richly evoked or imagined.

Submissions to Regal should consist of a one-page query letter detailing the book in question as well as the qualifications of the author. For fiction, submissions may also include the first ten pages of the novel or one short story from a collection.  Writers based in North America please mail submissions to:

Regal Literary Inc.
The Capitol Building
236 West 26th St., #801
New York, NY 10001

About Regal Literary:
Full submission guidelines:

Note: Brian Henry has "How to Get Published" workshops coming up in Sarnia on August 22 (see here) and in Mississauga on December 4 (details to come).
For information about all of Brian's writing workshops and creative writing courses, see here.

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