I’m a voracious reader with eclectic taste looking for non-fiction projects that make me laugh, cry, teach me something I’ll want to share with friends, or get me fired up about a topic I didn’t even know I was interested in.
Random Things I Love
Recent Books (non clients): GOOD AND MAD by Rebecca Traister, THERE THERE by Tommy Orange, ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE by Gail Honeyman, WALK THROUGH WALLS by Marina Abramowic Music: Gogol Bordello, Mark Lanegan, Tool, Frog Leap Studios Podcasts: The Ezra Klein Show, The Story Collider, Radiolab, Bag Man, The Moth Shows: House, Vikings, The West Wing, Dexter, Sherlock, Westworld
Partial Client List
TINY BUT MIGHTY by Hannah Shaw (aka Kitten Lady)
Submission & Query Guidelines
I do not accept submissions via snail mail. Please email your query letters to firstname.lastname@example.org. If your query has a graphic component, attach it to your email as a low-resolution PDF or JPG (no files over 5 MB). I try to respond to all queries, but if you don’t hear back after 6 weeks, consider it a pass on behalf of the agency. Please do not re-query other agents at CMA.
What I’m Looking For
Adult and children’s nonfiction (illustrated or narrative) in the following areas: pop culture and music; humor of all kinds, popular science and science journalism, narrative nonfiction, memoir, business, self-help and self-care; inspiration; mind, body, spirit; politics; social justice and activism.