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Folio Literary Management
450 Seventh Avenue, Suite 2307
New York, NY 10123
 Accepts queries, email
Fiction genres:  Commercial, Gay/Lesbian, Literary, Picture Books, Short Stories, Thriller, Whimsical, Women's Fiction, Young Adult
Nonfiction genres:  Cultural/Social Interests, Drama/Music/Dance, Food/Nutrition/Lifestyle, Gay/Lesbian, How To, Humor/Satire, Journalism, Memoirs, Narrative, Nature/Environment, Pets/Animals, Popular Culture, Psychology, Relationships/Dating, Science, Sports, Theater/Film
Interested in:  She is drawn to thrillers, literary mysteries, quirky women's fiction, literary fiction, and fantasy or paranormal that transcend genre fiction. In non-fiction, she wants subject-driven narratives, memoirs, or journalism. She also looks for practical subjects--some favorite topics are food, science, psychology, pets/animals, and humor.
Does not represent:  She is not looking for genre romance, cozy mysteries, westerns, hard science fiction, fantasy, children's picture books, plays, or screenplays.
Other info:  She is not looking for genre romance, cozy mysteries, westerns, hard science fiction, fantasy, children's picture books, plays, or screenplays.
 Does not accept queries
Fiction genres:  Chick Lit, Commercial, Historical, Humor/Satire, Thriller, Women's Fiction, Young Adult
Nonfiction genres:  Autobiography/Biography, Business/Economics, Child Guidance/Parenting, Cookbooks, Pets/Animals, Self-Help/Self-Improvement, Women's Issues
Interested in:  In terms of women's fiction, she loves sassy Southern and/or British heroines She looks for books that excel in storytelling: well-developed characters, a compelling plot, and good pacing
Does not represent:  She does NOT represent romance, cozy mysteries, Westerns, business, travel memoirs or picture books
Other info:  She does NOT represent romance, cozy mysteries, Westerns, business, travel memoirs or picture books
 Accepts queries, email
Fiction genres:  Chick Lit, Commercial, Literary, Religious/Inspirational, Romance, Women's Fiction
Nonfiction genres:  Child Guidance/Parenting, Cookbooks, Cultural/Social Interests, Food/Nutrition/Lifestyle, Memoirs, Religious/Inspirational, Spirituality, Women's Issues
 Accepts queries, email
Fiction genres:  Fantasy, Science Fiction
Nonfiction genres:  Celebrity, Cultural/Social Interests, Health/Fitness, Humor/Satire, Narrative, Popular Culture
Interested in:  Michael Harriot is primarily interested in "commercial non-fiction (both narrative and prescriptive) and fantasy/science fiction."
Does not represent:  Folio Literary Management does not represent screenplays, short stories, or children's books.
 Does not accept queries
Fiction genres:  Commercial, Family Saga, Fantasy, Historical, Literary, Military/War/Spy, Multicultural, Science Fiction, Thriller, Whimsical
Nonfiction genres:  Action/Adventure, Current Affairs, History, Humor/Satire, Journalism, Memoirs, Military/War, Narrative, Politics, Popular Culture, Religious/Inspirational, Science, Spirituality
Interested in:  If your project doesn't fit one of the “established” categories, he's probably your guy—"I love projects that can't be easily classified" He's only interested in science fiction and fantasy that crosses over into literary fiction He's always on the look-out for spiritual or religious-themed fiction and nonfiction He likes dark, dark novels. The darker the better. Political, historical, or science-based nonfiction, particularly from academics Drop-dead funny nonfiction
Does not represent:  He does not represent series romance, cozy mysteries, or Westerns
 Accepts queries, email
Fiction genres:  Commercial, Historical, Literary, Military/War/Spy, Short Stories, Thriller
Nonfiction genres:  Art/Architecture, Autobiography/Biography, Business/Economics, Celebrity, Child Guidance/Parenting, Health/Fitness, History, How To, Memoirs, Military/War, Multicultural, Narrative, Nature/Environment, Pets/Animals, Politics, Popular Culture, Psychology, Self-Help/Self-Improvement, Travel
Interested in:  For fiction, this agent is interested in "extremely well-written, character-driven books" that make him "fall in love with the characters and their world." Represented areas include upmarket commercial and literary fiction, including thriller, suspense, legal, and historical. The novel should be between 70,000 and 120,000 words in length. In nonfiction, the agent is interested in narrative projects in a wide variety of subjects, including art, history, espionage, military, business, memoir, animals, nature, biography, humor, crime, health, and anything unique and intriguing. Interests also include prescriptive nonfiction on subjects such as parenting, health and fitness, psychology, pop-culture, self-help, celebrity books, pets, some business, and other unique, intriguing subjects.
Does not represent:  From the agent's web page: "I do not represent Children's, Young Adult, Christian, Poetry, or genre commercial fiction (Science Fiction and/or Fantasy, Westerns, Mysteries, and/or romances), or Prescriptive ("How to") Travel books; nor do I represent original plays, teleplays, or screenplays."
Other info:  From the agent's web page: "I do not represent Children's, Young Adult, Christian, Poetry, or genre commercial fiction (Science Fiction and/or Fantasy, Westerns, Mysteries, and/or romances), or Prescriptive ("How to") Travel books; nor do I represent original plays, teleplays, or screenplays."
 Accepts queries, email
Fiction genres:  Commercial, Historical, Juvenile, Thriller, Women's Fiction, Young Adult
Nonfiction genres:  Cookbooks, Health/Fitness, History, Narrative
Interested in:  In adult fiction, she looks for commercial fiction, women's fiction, historical novels, and thrillers. In nonfiction, she is looking for narrative nonfiction, history, cooking, and health. In children's books, she's looking for smart, contemporary young adult and middle grade novels.
Does not represent:  This agent does not represent genre romance, mysteries, memoirs, science fiction, or traditional fantasy.
 Accepts queries, email
Fiction genres:  Juvenile, Young Adult
Interested in:  I am exclusively interested in acquiring projects for young and teen readers, from picture books by author / artists, to authentic and fresh middle-grade fiction, to lyrical and daring YA. I am especially interested in representing young adult novelists. I'm looking for voices that won't be ignored. I am open to considering all sorts of YA from dystopian fiction to paranormal, mysteries to well-written chick lit, coming-of-age, "I'm not dead, but I'm not alive either", the lyrical, the literary, and the laughable.
 Accepts queries
Fiction genres:  Chick Lit, Commercial, Mystery/Suspense, Romance, Thriller, Women's Fiction, Young Adult
Nonfiction genres:  Business/Economics, Food/Nutrition/Lifestyle, How To, Popular Culture, Relationships/Dating, Self-Help/Self-Improvement, Women's Issues
Interested in:  Very interested in commercial fiction thrillers, psychological suspense, and mysteries
Does not represent:  She does not represent children's, science fiction, fantasy or nonfiction academic books