Andrea Brown Literary Agency Guidelines Information

Established: 1981

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Twitter: @andreabrownlit

Description: The Andrea Brown Literary Agency is a mid-size literary agency specializing in children's literature. They agency has sold thousands of titles. It was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Northern California with offices in Southern California, Chicago and New York.

Needs: children's literature submissions (picture books through young adult)

Tips: The agency's guidelines include the advice to be professional and courteous when approaching an agent. They write, "Be professional and courteous in your approach to any agent. Agents do form an impression based on your e-query, and you want it to be a good impression. Do not write your query in a rush. Take the time to write it well. Make sure your query and manuscripts are polished and error free."

The agency says it receives up to 500 queries a week. They also say, "One of the most difficult things for us as agents is to have to say no. Yet, we can take on only a small fraction of all the work we see, and this is simply a business reality."

For more tips, check out the agency's list of do's and don'ts.

How to Submit: The agency wants submissions to begin with a short letter to an agent. The guidelines say a "no" from one agent is a "no" from the agency. Don't resubmit your same manuscript another agent if it is rejected.

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This listing was last reviewed and/or updated on 2018-04-29

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