Send a Query to Melanie Figueroa at Root Literary
Thank you so much for thinking of me for your work. Here are a few things to note:
1. If you're unable to use the form below for any reason, please query me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org with my name in the subject line.
2. Though I tend to read queries in order of arrival, sometimes I do so within specific categories/genres (e.g. reviewing all my middle grade fantasy submissions, then shifting to all my upmarket fiction submissions). This helps me with context switching, which allows me to be more responsive, but it does throw off my Query Tracker stats.
3. Please keep in mind Root Literary's submission policy and do not query multiple agents at the same time.
Step 1. Tell us about the author
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Step 2. Tell us about the book
Fill in these book-related fields.
(If your book is shorter than this (such as a picture book) please include the entire text.)
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Paste in the first 20 pages of your book, or your full book proposal if your book is non-fiction.
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Step 3. For Artists and Illustrators
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