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- Graphic Novels
- Commercial fiction
- YA and MG
- Pop Science
- True Crime
- Romcom: historical & contemporary
- Uniquely formatted manuscripts
- Novels in verse
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Born in South Africa, I now live in New York City and travel to Cape Town every year for two months, where I spend time working with South African writers, promoting literacy, meeting with international publishers and distributing books to disadvantaged communities. Before agenting, I worked in marketing and advertising for both the consumer markets and publishing.
Prior to joining The Bent Agency, I worked as a literary agent at the L. Perkins Agency. I represent numerous New York Times and USA Today best-selling authors and I am a huge advocate of utilizing secondary rights—In addition to print/traditional rights, I have also sold film/TV, audio, gaming, distribution and foreign rights for my clients. I believe in staying ahead of the pack by embracing change, not just adapting to it.
I’m looking for writers with a unique voice and an unforgettable and interesting story. I love experimental/unique structure, language, verse and formats.
For YA and MG, I’d love modern retellings, STEM stories, heartfelt and/or funny contemporary novels and all types of middle grade fantasy. Always looking for books with well developed secondary characters.
For nonfiction I’m particularly interested in pop science, self-help, cookbooks, true crime, humor, pop culture and sports. In romance, I love female heroines with unusual jobs or jobs usually reserved for the hero. I’d love it to be a layered, light and fun contemporary novel or a fresh and modern historical that reads like a romantic comedy. I love the fish-out-of-water trope, stories about nannies, body positivity, strong writing and diverse voices.