literary agents for young adult fiction

Literary agents for Young Adult fiction

Young Adult (YA) fiction has become a super selling genre in recent years.

J.K. Rowling’s books made it acceptable for adults to read children’s fiction, and then the genre hit a whole mother-lode of superselling authors, such as Anthony Horowitz, Suzanne Collins, Melinda Salisbury, and many more.

The fact that so many young adult books are selling means that agents are inevitably interested in the area and keen to take on outstanding work. But that doesn’t mean that finding the right agent for you and your work is all that easy – there are just so many agents, and it’s so hard figuring out what each one wants.

Luckily, we’ve made your agent search easy with AgentMatch.

AgentMatch and how to use it

On AgentMatch, there are plenty of agents who love YA fiction and you won’t want to approach them all. The best way to develop and refine your own shortlist of likely targets is to visit our page and use the search tools on the left to make your selection.

You can select by genre (e.g. children’s or young adult) but you can also select by the agent’s level of experience, their appetite for new clients, and very much more. Our database is completely comprehensive and it’s really, really easy to create the searches you want.

This site is designed to give users a good feel for the data and functionality for free, but the real riches of our site are available only to members.

Become a member.

AgentMatch provides:

  • A list of every agent in the UK;
  • Masses of data on each one (photos, biographies, client lists, genre preferences, likes and dislikes, and much more);
  • Search tools to make it easy to sort through all our goodies;
  • Submission info for every agent;
  • Further links to any other key information we’ve been able to locate on the web.

Become a member.

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