Metamorphosis Literary Agency Submissions

GENERAL GUIDELINES:  (ALL AGENTS - Closed to queries Halloween - New Years)

Include a query letter (state genre and word count), author bio, the first ten pages or three chapters (for Patty), and synopsis within the body of the email or QM. Please query only unpublished projects. Response time is 6 months. If we do not respond within that time, unfortunately, that means we have passed and are not currently interested in the work. We cannot accept submissions that do not follow these guidelines.

 

Please use the agents' individual links to submit what they're looking for.

 

Shanna Furey:

  • Fiction:  Fantasy (Adult/YA), Graphic Novel, Historical (Adult/YA), Humor/Comedy, and Mystery (Adult/YA)

  • Nonfiction:  Cookbook, Historical, Humor, Lifestyle, Memoir

Katie Salvo:

 

  • Women's Fiction

  • Romance

  • Young Adult

  • LGBTQ+

  • Narrative Nonfiction

  • Historical Biography

  • No Fantasy or Science Fiction

 

Kristina Slater: (Closed to queries Jan, Mar, May, July, Sept, & Nov. Open to queries Feb, April, June, Aug, & Oct.)

 

  • Fantasy (both YA/Adult)

  • Horror

  • Historical Fiction

  • Sci-Fi (both YA/Adult)

  • STEM Children’s Picture Books

Jessica Reino:

 

  • Adult, she is particularly on the lookout for psychological/legal thrillers, mystery and suspense, women’s fiction, contemporary romance, and fantasy.

  • YA, she is looking for contemporary romance, horror, science fiction and fantasy with strong world-building and action to drive the story, magical realism and paranormal.

  • MG, she is open to any and all stories that are character-driven with heart and she is also on the lookout for MG horror.

  • Nonfiction, Jessica is interested in pop culture, health, sports, parenting, and humor books.

 

Erica Christensen: (Closed to queries March - June)

 

  • Non-Fiction limited to the following:

    - Parenting Non-Fiction: Humorous parenting, Diverse parenting, Parenting with Mental illness (Bi-polar disorder, depression, anxiety, etc.), Parenting transgender teens, Parenting children with disabilities.

    - Spiritual Self-Development/Spiritual Growth Non-Fiction from Transpersonal Therapists and other experts.

    - Modern, Free-verse Poetry Collections: Collections from diverse/marginalized authors. Collections with a strong feminist edge to it.

    Inclusive manuscripts from #OwnVoices authors are welcomed and strongly encouraged! Erica is not a fit for Historical Romances or Historical Fiction, Fantasy, or Science Fiction.

 

Lauren Miller(For requested queries, please email at lmiller@metamorphosisliteraryagency.com; closed to general queries at this time.)

 

  • YA and MG-centric fiction

  • Picture books

  • Adult low fantasy

  • Adult clean romances (especially historical and inspirational)

  • Lighthearted women's fiction.

 

Jana Hanson:

 

  • Romance

  • Middle Grade

  • Young Adult

  • Cozy Mysteries

  • Women's Fiction

 

Patty Carothers: (Closed to general queries at this time.)

 

  • Non-fiction

  • Graphic novels

  • Children's (illustrators)

 

Amy Brewer: (open to queries during the months February, June, and October for 2020 and 2021)

 

  • Romances of all kinds

  • General fiction

  • LGBTQ+

  • Women’s fiction

  • Book club reads

  • Quirky humor

 

Stephanie Hansen: (2020) April and October, (2021) July, and (2022 forward) by request only

 

  • Thrillers (YA & Adult)

  • YA contemporary with unexpected antagonists

  • Prose that flows as smoothly as poetry

  • Unforgettable plot twists

  • Well-rounded characters 

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