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Andrea Brown Literary Agency - Kelly Sonnack

Kelly Sonnack
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Andrea Brown Literary Agency
1076 Eagle Drive
Salinas, CA 93905
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(831) 422-5925
FAX  (858) 794-2822
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Fiction Genres
  • Juvenile
  • Picture Books
  • Young Adult
Nonfiction Genres
  • Juvenile
Submission Guidelines
Query by email only. For all emails, put "QUERY" in subject line.  (No attachments - paste the text into the body of your email.)

For picture books, email query letter and full manuscript text.  For fiction, email query letter and first 10 pages.  For non-fiction, send query letter, proposal, and sample chapter.  For illustrations, send query letter and 2-3 jpegs with pictures of children and animals.
Interested in
The agent specializes in children's literature, including picture books, middle grade, young adult, and graphic novels.
Not interested in
The agent is not interested in adult fiction and adult non-fiction submissions.
Additional information
From the website:  "Kelly Sonnack has been a Literary Agent for six years. She represents writers for all age groups within children's literature (picture books, middle grade, young adult, and graphic novels), as well as illustrators."

Examples of represented works:  Merrily Kutner's ALPHABET MAGIC (Roaring Brook); Steve Watkins' DOWN SAND MOUNTAIN (Candlewick) and GOAT GIRL (Candlewick); Jin Pyn Lee's THE ELEPHANT AND THE TREE (Running Press);  Joy Ang's illustrations for the picture book HULLABALOO (Clarion/HMH); Courtney C. Stevens' debut YA FAKING NORMAL and a 2nd book (HarperCollins).
Singapore American School
University of Colorado, Boulder
Previous Positions
Formerly with the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency.

Formerly Acquisitions Editor under the Academic Press imprint at Reed Elsevier.
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