Agents

Jamie Vankirk

 

Jamie is looking for young adult novels in the below genres. She is particularly interested in LGBT, POC, and other marginalized groups. Own Voices are encouraged.

  • Contemporary Fiction—in the vein of Nicola Yoon (The Sun Is Also a Star), Sandhya Menon (When Dimple Met Rishi), Ashley Herring Blake (How to Make a Wish), and Brandy Colbert (Little & Lion) 

  • Fantasy—think Audrey Coulthurst (Of Fire and Stars), Sabaa Tahir (Ember in the Ashes), Dhonielle Clayton (The Belles), and Libba Bray (The Gemma Doyle Trilogy)

  • Science Fiction—similar to Corinne Duyvis (On the Edge of Gone), Marie Lu (Warcross), and Cindy Pon (Want) 

  • Historical Fiction/Fantasy— like Justina Ireland (Dread Nation) or written within the Tudor period (bonus if centered around Anne Boleyn) or Victorian period

  • Thriller—either with an unreliable narrator or in the vein of Kendare Blake (Anna Dressed in Blood)

  • Mystery—such as Maureen Johnson (Truly Devious) and Karen McManus (One of Us is Lying)

Please review Submission guidelines for how to query Jamie.