Monday, April 14, 2014

Literary agent Taylor Haggerty of Waxman Leavell seeks YA, historical fiction & historical romance

Waxman Leavell Literary Agency
443 Park Ave South #1004
New York, NY 1006

Taylor Haggerty has joined Waxman Leavell as a literary agent, and like all new agents, she’s looking for authors. Taylor is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara, and received a master’s degree from Emerson College’s Publishing and Writing program. Before joining Waxman Leavell, she worked at the Gersh Agency.

Taylor seeks young adult fiction, historical fiction and historical romance.  Taylor especially wants historical fantasy and historical fiction with great female characters, dual contemporary/historical narratives, family secrets, or anything with a unique perspective on a major historical figure or event);  YA fantasy, and smart, funny, contemporary realistic YAs; novels with a unique settings.

“I love anything with a gothic feel, and am a sucker for gorgeous international settings,” Taylor says. “I also have a soft spot for unreliable narrators and books with interesting, non-linear structures.
For fiction include 5-10 pages of your manuscript in the body of your e-mail. No attachments.

Maria Vicente of P.S. Literary Agency
Brian Henry will lead “How to Get Published” workshops in in London on April 19 with literary agent Olga Filina (see here), in Stouffville on May 24 with literary agent Carly Watters (see here) and in Ottawa on June 22 with literary agent Maria Vicente (see here).

Also, Brian will lead a "Writing for Children & for Young Adults" workshop on May 31 in Burlington (see here).

But the best way to get your manuscript ready for publication is with a weekly course. Check out the details of all course starting in April here. And read details of the summer session of Intensive Creative Writing here.

To register or for more details of any course or workshop, email

See Brian's full schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Barrie, Brampton, Bolton, Burlington, Caledon, Cambridge, Georgetown, Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston, London, Midland, Mississauga, Newmarket, Orillia, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Stouffville, Sudbury, Toronto, Halton, Kitchener-Waterloo, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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