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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, all Romance and Mysteries. For Middle Grade: Sci-Fi and Fantasy. For Non-Fiction: Narrative Non-Fiction. 

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.

In Middle Grade Fiction: Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Action/Adventure, Mystery, Contemporary, Horror, and Humor.

To query Lynnette Novak:

Jessie Stover accepts queries in the following genres:

In Young Adult and Adult Fiction: Fantasy, Contemporary Romance, Romantic Comedy, Romantic Suspense, Military Novels.

To query Jessie Stover:

Kat Enright accepts queries in the following genres:

In Young Adult Fiction: All genres 

In Adult Fiction: Sci-Fi and Fantasy, Romance

In Non-Fiction: Cookbooks and Coffee Table or "Gift" Books

To query Kat Enright:



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:

Genre/Target Audience

Word Count

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!