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EXCITING UPDATES!

  • Elizabeth "Lizzie" Poteet joins The Seymour Agency as an agent! Follow her on social media! And check her wishlist for projects she's wanting to acquire!
  • Sabrina York is nominated for a 2017 RITA!
  • JoAnn Sky is nominated for a 2017 Golden Heart!
  • Shelley Shepard Grey is nominated for RT Reviewers Choice Award!
  • Justice Riccardi & Sorcha Black w/a SPARROW BECKETT are nominated for RT Reviewers Choice Award!
  • Lauren Layne is nominated for RT Reviewers Choice Award!
  • Lauren Layne hits #10 on NYT Bestseller List for SOMEONE LIKE YOU!!!
  • Amanda Flower hits #18 on mass market paperback bestseller list for PROSE AND CONS!!!
  • Lauren Layne hits #67 on the USA Today Bestseller List for her latest release, To Love and to Cherish. Check out all of her bestselling titles at www.laurenlayne.com
  • Lisa Brown Roberts wins Heart of Denver RWA Chapter's 2016 Aspen Gold Award, YA category, for Playingthe Player
  • Amanda Flower WINS the Agatha Award for Best Children's / YA Novel!


  • Kate Meader WINS RT Reader Choice Award for PLAYING WITH FIRE --AND--she earns the title of Best Book of 2015 by Publisher's Weekly!
  • Beth Vrabel’s middle grade novel PACK OF DORKS is nominated for the Mark Twain Award, the Great Stone Face Book Award, the South Carolina Children’s Book Award and the Louisiana Young Reader’s Choice Award. She recently toured Missouri to celebrate the Mark Twain Award nomination and spread a message about the power of kindness. PACK OF DORKS is about two loners paired to write a report about wolves who are inspired to band together with other residents of Dorkdom to face down frenemies and enemies. (Photo attached) 

  • A BLIND GUIDE TO NORMAL is a January 2016 Junior Library Guild Selection. NORMAL, which released in October through Sky Pony Press, is a companion to International Literacy Award-winning A BLIND GUIDE TO STINKVILLE.
  • Kait Ballenger joins the agency as Intern/Literary Assistant
  • Cecy Robson is nominated for TWO RITAs for her contemporary romances! Congratulations Cecy!
  • Amanda Flower hits #15 for mass market sales for Crime & Poetry in Barnes & Noble
  •  Melanie McCarthy earns her THIRD Golden Heart Nomination!
  •  Diane Holiday receives a Golden Heart Nomination!
  •  Beth Vrabel makes a sweep of contest nominations for her MG series, PACK OF DORKS, named as a finalist for NH Great Stone Face Award, Mark Twain Award, South Carolina Book Award and Louisiana Young Readers Choice

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