Please upload: a cover letter to include a little bit about the author, one-page synopsis, and first 3,000 words
Looking for: middle grade (8-12s) and Young Adult
Not interested in: picture books
Amber is the co-founder of Skylark Literary, a boutique literary agency that seeks and supports the very best in children’s and YA fiction. Prior to founding Skylark, Amber was Editorial Director for Orion Children’s Books, where she worked with a host of prize-winning and bestselling authors including Caroline Lawrence, Juno Dawson and Holly Black. Before that she was Senior Commissioning Editor for Random House Children’s Books after many happy years at Working Partners, where she edited and developed the million-copy-selling phenomenon, Rainbow Magic. After so many years within major trade publishers, Amber now enjoys negotiating with them on behalf of her authors. She is particularly looking for talented new voices, and Skylark specialises in offering a bespoke service tailor-made to each author’s individual needs.