Meet The Agent!

Our agent Maria Napolitano is currently accepting queries from new and experienced authors. Below, you will find our submission guidelines and her profile.

Maria is currently open to queries for adult fiction, especially commercial to upmarket women's fiction, rom-coms, and suspense & thriller. Strong characters, especially women and underrepresented voices, and high-concept projects that beg to be read in a single sitting catch her attention best. She is also looking for select nonfiction: memoir/essay from a unique and immersive perspective; inclusive, wide-angle health and life advice from experts in their field; pop science (not pop culture) and narrative nonfiction that answers questions she didn’t know she had about things she didn’t know she cared about. She is not looking for politics, religion, poetry, cookbooks, or diet books.

Learn more about Maria here!

Maria Napolitano

What I'm Looking For >

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Query Guidelines

  • Include the word "QUERY" in the subject line of your email in addition to the name of the agent you would like to consider your work.

  • Each fiction query is expected to include the first 25 pages of your manuscript, double spaced, pasted into the body of your email. Nonfiction queries should include a 25 page sample of your proposal instead. No attachments, please. 

  • Due to the volume of submissions we receive, please allow up to 8 weeks for a response before following up. 

  • We kindly ask to be informed if you receive an offer while we are considering your work.

  • We only accept submissions via email. We will not respond to any queries submitted via social media, physical mail, or by phone. 

  • Please only query us when your manuscript (fiction) or proposal (nonfiction) is complete.