Query Desiree Wilson at The Bent Agency
Before submitting a query, please make sure you've read TBA's submission guidelines and what I'm currently looking for. You can find my Manuscript Wishlist and most recent estimated response times here.
FOR GRAPHIC NOVEL QUERIES: Fill out all required fields, and include art samples as a PDF attachment. If you have no art samples, include a full summary of your book and the first five (5) script pages, and note whether you have an illustrator/team in mind.
FOR ILLUSTRATORS: Fill out all required fields (use N/A if needed) and in your query letter describe your style, your preferred genre(s), previous accolades/publications, and the work you'd like to do going forward. Include a link to your portfolio with recent work samples.
About The Author
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About The Book
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For Artists and Illustrators
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