It's that time of year again...

…when I close down to queries. (What, you thought I was excited for snow or something?) The doors to the slush pile are now sealed. Forever. Or until the new year. Whichever comes first.

Pardon the mess . . .

I’m in the middle of revamping Ye Olde Web Site, so things are a tad out of place—or not even there yet. But fear not, I’m slowly putting everything in order. (“Slowly” being a relative term. As in relative to how much time I have to work on it.)


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What Is Magical Realism?

Magical realism is an oft-confused genre. Agents and editors frequently say they want to find magical realistic stories, but what exactly does that mean?

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I’m always on the lookout for well-written books for kids, especially those with an engaging voice and intriguing story. Find out how to query me with yours.


I write (mainly) young adult fiction and (generally) humorous nonfiction. What can I say? I’m kind of all over the place.


For the past ten years I’ve edited various types of fiction and nonfiction. In addition to my work as an agent, I still do some freelance editing on a (very) limited basis.


I travel whenever possible, so I’m never sure where I’ll be at the end of the day. One place you can be sure to catch me is on Twitter, or find me in these other places.