TERRI BISCHOFF, CROOKED LANE BOOKS
Terri, editor at Crooked Lane Books, has a wealth of experience in both mysteries and bookselling. Her interests lie in mainstream suspense, thrillers, quirky and humorous cozies, LGBTQIA+, and diverse characters/story lines.
STEPHANY EVANS, PANDE LITERARY
Stephany represents women’s fiction, from literary to upmarket commercial, romance, crime fiction (mysteries, thrillers), and the occasional literary or commercial novel not aimed at a female market. She also represents non-fiction writers in a variety of areas, including health and wellness.
LORI GALVIN, AEVITAS CREATIVE MANAGEMENT
Lori Galvin is an agent with ACM and previously was an editor with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and America’s Test Kitchen. She is looking for voice-driven psychological thrillers and domestic suspense that transcend tropes and is on the hunt for police procedurals by and about female or other under-represented voices. She is also eager for thrillers with a supernatural or horror bent.
DOUG GRAD, DOUG GRAD LITERARY AGENCY
The Doug Grad Literary Agency opened for business in 2008, after Doug had spent the previous 22 years as a senior editor at four major New York Publishing houses. Now he brings those experiences to the other side of the table, offering publishers high-quality commercial fiction and non-fiction.
SANDY LU, BOOK WYRM LITERARY AGENCY
Sandy founded Book Wyrm Literary Agency. She seeks stories with a unique voice that make her miss her subway stop with a thrilling plot, and characters that stay with her after she turns the last page. Sandy loves historical fiction and anything dark or with a supernatural bent.
PAULA MUNIER, TALCOTT NOTCH LITERARY
Paula Munier is a Senior Agent at Talcott Notch in commercial fiction and nonfiction. She’s the USA TODAY bestselling author of A Borrowing of Bones. She’s written three popular books on writing: Plot Perfect, The Writer’s Guide to Beginnings, and Writing with Quiet Hands.
KIMIKO NAKAMURA, DEE MURA LITERARY
Kimiko is at Dee Mura Literary. She loves seeing all the possibilities at the heart of each story, and has an uncanny ability to recognize new trends and develop new voices.
KELLY THOMAS, SERENDIPITY LITERARY AGENCY
Kelly brings 15 years of sales and business expertise to the literary world as a champion for writers. She is a published poet with publications in Tales for the Disenchanted and Penumbra Art & Literature. In her free time, she serves as a freelance editor and ghost writer.