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Full Agent Profile: Michelle Witte



NAME

Michelle Witte

AGENCY
Mansion Street Literary Management
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
querymichelle@mansionstreet.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://mansionstreet.com/



FICTION GENRES
Young Adult | Children's | Middle Grade
NONFICTION GENRES

Juvenile

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • She is focusing exclusively on children's, middle grade, young adult. Within those genres, she is looking for Adventure, Fantasy, Offbeat/Quirky, Western, Steampunk, Mystery, Historical, Science Fiction, Thrillers/Suspense
    • She would love to find something quirky, dark, or bizarre as well as something based on less-known mythology
    • She is also interested in finding something set in an alternate reality; creep (but not gory) ghost stories
    • Also interested in something set in the West or Southwest
    • Would love to find something with the feel of kdramas (Kdramas are Korean dramas, generally TV shows but also movies; examples: You're Beautiful or You Are Beautiful; Boys Over Flowers; City Hunter)
    DOES NOT REPRESENT
    • She does NOT represent Picture books, Adult fiction, General nonfiction, Poetry, Short story collections, Memoir, Religious fiction or nonfiction.
    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • http://mansionstreet.com/submissions/
    • Send a query letter and the first 10 pages of a young adult or middle grade manuscript to querymichelle@mansionstreet.com.
    • For children's nonfiction, include a 1-page synopsis or proposal with your query letter. Include "query" in the subject line of the email. No attachments, please.

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • She previously worked as associate editor with nonfiction publisher Gibbs Smith
    • Before that, she was a copy editor and reporter with the Deseret Morning News. Her first book, The Craptastic Guide to Pseudo-Swearing, (Running Press, 2012) will hit stores June 26, 2012.
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