Are you interested in working together?
Please read these guidelines.
Please note: We are currently closed to queries. Please check here or Query Manager for updates. We're aiming to open to queries in September 2023,
If you would like me or one of my colleagues to consider your nonfiction book project, please go to Query Manager at https://querymanager.com/query/lynnjohnstonlit
Query Manager is a service for writers looking to match with agents. After you find us on there, the page will tell you if we are currently open or closed to submissions and if closed, when we expect to be open again.
You may be wondering why not just email your query directly rather than go through the hoops of another website. Let me explain. First, when you hit send on Query Manager, you will have confidence that your message did indeed reach its destination and didn't get lost in the ether or spam folder. Second, like many agents, we don't respond to email queries if the project isn't a match, whereas on Query Manager we aim to give a thumbs up or down to nearly every project. Third, because it helps manage the flow, we can cut the response time so you know within weeks if not days. There is zero cost for you to use Query Manager. WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO USE IT.
If you must email us directly, please note we only respond to queries that are of interest. If you don't hear from us in a month or so, please assume it's not a match.
You do not need to query or submit materials to us exclusively. If we request additional material from you, and you receive an offer of representation from another agent while we are still reviewing it, we would appreciate you letting us know.
Thank you for your interest in working with us.
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We are interested in the wide range of nonfiction, especially reported narrative, current events, business, science, health, and self-help. Please consider recent deals and books as a loose guide to the kinds of projects that may be of interest but if you're unsure (and it's nonfiction), just try us. Please note the only fiction projects we consider are from current clients.