Rachel IgnotofskyNew York Times Bestselling Author and Illustrator
Morgan JerkinsNew York Times Bestselling Author
Sharee MillerKirkus Starred Review Author and Illustrator
Mia MercadoNew Yorker and New York Times Contributor
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Monica Odom is an agent at Liza Dawson Associates, where she represents a variety of nonfiction, literary and upmarket fiction, and illustrators. Monica earned her Masters in Publishing: Digital & Print Media from New York University in 2014, and has a B.A. in English from Montclair State University. She was also schooled in bookselling and event coordinating at her local indie, Watchung Booksellers. She loves to see a personal project turn into something original and surprising, and is committed to the expansion of diversity and inclusivity in the publishing industry.
What she's looking for
Monica is looking for:
– Nonfiction by authors in the following categories:
Advice/Relationships, Self-help/Self-Reflection, How-To, Crafting/Creativity, Food and Cooking, Humor, Pop Culture, Lifestyle, Fashion & Beauty
Biography, Memoir, Narrative, Business, Politics and Current Affairs, History, Science
Social Studies, including topics of: identity, race, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomics, civil rights and social justice
– Literary fiction and upmarket fiction. Monica does not represent genre fiction.
– Illustrators with demonstrable platforms, preferably author/illustrators, working on nonfiction, graphic memoirs or graphic novels.
Please address all queries to [email protected]