SUBMISSION INFORMATION AND GUIDELINES
The Seymour Agency is currently open to submissions.
Nicole Resciniti accepts queries in the following genres:
Action/Suspense/Thriller, Mystery, Cozies and Amateur Sleuth, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and YA/Children's/MG and all Romance, Women's Fiction, Inspirational and Cookbooks.
To query Nicole Resciniti:
Julie Gwinn accepts queries in the following genres:
Women's Fiction, Romance (contemporary, historical, suspense, inspy. Amish) Spec Fiction and Fantasy, Mysteries and Suspense, Inspirational Fiction and Non-fiction, Historical Fiction.
To query Julie Gwinn:
Elizabeth “Lizzie” Poteet accepts queries in the following genres:
Romance (suspense, historical, contemporary), Cozy Mystery,
New Adult and Young Adult
Please no Poetry, Picture Books, or Literary Fiction novels.
To query Lizzie Poteet:
Tina Wainscott accepts queries in the following genres:
Prescriptive, Self-Help, and Spirituality Non-fiction.
To query Tina Wainscott:
Jennifer Wills accepts queries in the following genres:
Picture Books and Cookbooks. For Fiction, Middle Grade and Young Adult: Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror/Suspense, or contemporary and upmarket Women's Fiction with a sense of humor. For Non-Fiction: Narrative Non-Fiction and Memoir.
To query Jennifer Wills:
Lesley Sabga accepts queries in the following genres:
For Fiction, Young Adult and Adult: Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Action/Suspense/Thriller, Romance. For Non-Fiction: "How-to-Do," Coffee Table or "Gift" books, Lifestyle, Travel, Cookbooks.
To query Lesley Sabga:
Lynnette Novak accepts queries in the following genres:
In Adult Fiction: Action/Thriller/Suspense, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Contemporary Romance, Romantic Comedy, and Mysteries (traditional, amateur sleuth, and cozy). In Young Adult Fiction: Action/Thriller/Suspense, Horror, Mysteries, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Historical, and Contemporary
To query Lynnette Novak:
For email queries, a one page letter will suffice. No attachments, please. All of The Seymour Agency Agents prefer email queries and ask that you paste the first five pages of your manuscript into the bottom of your email.
Be sure to include:
Contact Information and Bio
References (conference, recommendation, etc.)
In the interest of protecting the environment, please forward all submissions electronically.
We make a conscious effort to reply to every query we receive. If you do not receive a request for additional materials within three weeks, you should assume that we are not interested in that particular project. Please know that our opinion is but one, and another agent may feel differently. We wish you the very best in all of your writing endeavors! Thank you for your interest in The Seymour Agency!