Updated April 2021
I am currently building a diverse list of authors and illustrators. I represent picture books, chapter books, middle grade, young adult, and adult genre fiction. No matter the genre or age group, I am looking for books that make feel (whether it’s laugh or cry or both!), distinctive voices, and character-driven stories that revolve around tough issues.
I am looking for heartfelt, funny, whimsical picture books that can revolve around big kid issues such as grief, bullying, bein g different, friends, etc. I especially love clever or new concepts or fresh twists on classics and STEAM concepts in a contemporary or fantasy world.
I am looking for high concept MG with a great hook. While I love adventurous, smart, out-of-the-box characters with schemes, friends, family, living and processing through a life crisis, I am also drawn to quiet characters and quiet topics like a first crush. Send me books on friend breakups, frenemies, or enemies. I love to laugh and cry while I fall in love the characters.
I am looking for unique concepts or a fresh twist on classic tropes or tales. High concept YA with a strong hook.
I am looking for out-of-the-ordinary plots with engaging and realistic characters trying to navigate the adult world.
Currently, I am not a good fit for:
To query me for agent representation please include a query letter, synopsis, and the first 5 pages of your manuscript.
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Jenn lives in Ontario, Canada with her three kids, two dogs, and husband. She spent more than seven years as a production editor and now works as an associate agent and a freelance editor. In her spare time, she can be found reading, writing, and still cheering for her beloved Toronto Maple Leafs.