Little GOLDen Book members of 12 x 12 will be able to choose one of two agents to submit their manuscript to each month.
Jennie Dunham of Dunham Literary will be accepting picture book submissions from 12 x 12 Gold members April 1-15. Ginger Harris of the Liza Royce Agency will be accepting picture book submissions from 12 x 12 Gold members April 16-30. Jennie’s profile appears first, followed by Ginger’s. Please read BOTH and then decide who would be the best fit for your work.
A little bit about Jennie from Dunham Literary Agency website:
“Jennie Dunham has been a literary agent in New York, New York since May 1992. In August 2000 she founded Dunham Literary, Inc. She has been a member of AAR (Association of Authors Representatives) since 1993. She served on the Program Committee and was Program Committee Director for several years. She was also a member of the Electronic Committee. She started her career at John Brockman Associates and then Mildred Marmur Associates. She was employed by Russell & Volkening for 6 years before she left to found Dunham Literary, Inc.”
When asked what her agency is looking for, Jennie responded, “We prefer whimsical picture books that are character-driven. We are not looking for picture book manuscripts of over 800 words.“
Jennie was a Featured Agent for 12 x 12 in 2015. You can find our previous profile post HERE.
A little bit about Ginger from Liza Royce Literary‘s site:
Ginger Harris-Dontzin and her partner Liza Fleissig founded Liza Royce Agency in 2011. Ginger graduated from Boston University with a BA and Nova Southeaster University, Shepard Broad Law Center Law School with a JD, Ginger also brings 20 years of litigation and negotiating experience to the field. On the children’s side of publishing, being a mother to a preschooler boy, she is interested in everything from picture books, to middle grade and young adult.
Ginger, along with her partner Liza, was a Featured Agent in 2015 and you see our previous profile post HERE.
Below is a new online resources for Ginger:
- Kudos for Ginger on her client Robin Newman’s blog here.
Please note Little GOLDen Book Members may only submit to ONE of these agents. Please choose the agent who is the best fit for you and your manuscript.
Submissions will only be accepted for Jennie Dunham from April 1st – April 15th at 6pm ET/3pm PT.
Submissions will only be accepted for Ginger Harris from April 16th – April 30th at 6pm ET/3pm PT.
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