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About Leigh Feldman

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During her 25 years as a literary agent based in New York City, Leigh Feldman has established herself as an invaluable partner to the writers she represents, and is highly respected by her peers in the industry. Her agency, Leigh Feldman Literary, is the culmination of experiences and lessons learned from her 20-plus years at Darhansoff, Verrill, Feldman Literary Agency and Writer’s House. In that time, Feldman has represented National Book Award winners and bestsellers of literary fiction, historical fiction, memoir, middle grade, and young adult. No matter the writer or the category, Feldman only represents books she believes in, that captivate her, and that she can best serve with her passion and tenacity.

Leigh Feldman Literary is a full service literary agency.

News

Lost Traveler’s Tour Guide Sale Announcement

We’re pleased to announce that Alexander Weinstein’s second book, THE LOST TRAVELER’S TOUR GUIDE, has sold to Stephen Morrison at Picador.

New Book Sarah Desen

We’re excited to announce that Sarah Dessen’s 13th novel, ONCE AND FOR ALL, has sold to Regina Hayes and Ken Wright at Viking Children’s Books.

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Starred reviews of Children of the New World in Booklist (“mind-blowing debut collection”) and Publishers Weekly (“scary, recognizable, heartbreaking, witty, and absolutely human”).

Lynn Hall blurb

CAGED EYES author Lynn Hall lauded for “triumph of voice” and her “strength of character and moral integrity” by Jackson Katz, Ph.D., co-founder of system-wide U.S. military program Mentors in Violence Prevention.  

Rosie Girl Announcement

We’re pleased to announce that Julie Shepard’s ROSIE GIRL has sold to Stacey Barney at Putnam Children’s.

Children of The New World

Coming September 2016 is Alexander Weinstein’s debut short story collection, CHILDREN OF THE NEW WORLD, edited by Peter Horoszko at Picador.

It’s Not Like It’s a Secret

We are proud to announce Misa Sugiura’s debut, IT’S NOT LIKE IT’S A SECRET, has sold to Jennifer Klonsky at Harper’s Children. Expected publication in summer, 2017.

Caged Eyes

CAGED EYES, a harrowing memoir by Lynn Hall about abuse in the U.S. Air Force, is coming from Beacon Press on February 7, 2017, edited by Gayatri Patnaik.

The Secret History of Us

Edited by Alexandra Cooper at HarperTeen, get ready for Jessi Kirby’s fifth novel, THE SECRET HISTORY OF US, coming Summer 2017.

Wire Walker

Coming in Fall 2016 is Mary-Lou Hall’s WIRE WALKER, a novel of hope and hardship, edited by Ken Wright of Viking Children’s.

Contact

Submission Guidelines

Submission Guidelines

In order to submit your work for consideration, please send your query letter and the first ten pages of the manuscript or proposal to query@lfliterary.com.

Due to the high volume of submissions received, we can only respond personally to those authors whose work we’d like to see more of. LF Literary is particularly interested in: historical fiction, contemporary YA, literary fiction, memoir, and narrative non-fiction. Genres LF Literary is not interested in include: adult and YA paranormal, fantasy, science fiction, romance, thrillers, mysteries, or picture books.

Contact Us

Contact Us

Please address general questions to assistant@lfliterary.com. Please note that this is not the address for general queries.


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