Ready & Waiting. Book your pitches with any (or all!) of these amazing industry experts.


Amanda Filippelli


Editor-in-Chief of One Idea Press, Amanda specializes in both nonfiction and fiction. She is currently accepting pitches for manuscripts from most genres and of any length, fiction or nonfiction, but she is especially interested in women's issues. She also loves food, health, humor, and dogs. She is not interested in romance or crime/detective.

Stacey Graham

red sofa literary

Stacey Graham came to agenting from the other side of the literary divide as an author, screenwriter, ghostwriter, and freelance editor. As the ottoman at Red Sofa Literary Agency, she is looking for fun nonfiction (MG and Adult), MG with a great voice and sense of humor, and romance (Adult).



Andrea Somberg


A literary agent for over fifteen years, Andrea represents a wide range of fiction and nonfiction, including projects for adult, young adult, and middle grade audiences. Her clients' books have been NY Times and USA bestsellers, as well as nominated for the Governor General's Award, the Lambda Award, the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award, and the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award. Andrea also teaches courses for MediaBistro and Writer's Digest on topics such as nonfiction, memoir, mystery and thrillers, fantasy, and sci-fi.  

Andrea is actively looking for all types of adult fiction and nonfiction, as well as YA and middle grade.

Danielle Chiotti


Danielle has worked in publishing for twelve years. Formerly an editor, she joined Upstart Crow when it was founded in 2009, specializing in young adult and middle grade fiction, as well as cookbooks and select nonfiction. Thanks to her extensive editorial background, she enjoys working closely with authors to develop projects. She welcomes first-time authors with a unique voice and point of view.


Uwe Stender


Literary agent, Dr. Uwe Stender, is a full member of the AAR (Association of Authors' Representatives). He is interested in all kinds of commercial fiction, especially young adult, middle grade, mysteries, and women's fiction. He is also interested in all kinds of non-fiction projects. But surprise him, his tastes are eclectic, and he may just love what you wrote!

Mallory Brown


Literary Agent Assistant Mallory C. Brown is seeking young adult, women’s fiction, adult, and non-fiction. She is especially drawn to pieces with strong character-driven plots and witty humor. She loves contemporary fiction, fantasy, magical realism, and romance. Mallory also appreciates a well-placed comma and hopes you do, too.Some of Mallory’s favorites at the moment are: To All the Boys I've Loved Before, A Thousand Splendid Suns, and Bringing up Bébé

When querying Mallory, please include the first ten pages in the body of the email.