Queries for Ariele Fredman @ UTA

Thank you for submitting your work to me! At present, I am only accepting novels or short story collections and the occasional pop culture project in NonFic. I'm looking for character-driven commercial and upmarket fiction that will make me cry (family drama/coming of age all accepted here!), mystery/thriller/suspense with a last-page jawdropper, romance with a relatable main character and witty dialogue, and novels about women's inner lives that straddle the line between commercial and literary from a diverse range of voices and backgrounds. Unfortunately, I won't be able to respond to every submission I receive, but appreciate the thought that goes into each one. If I'm interested in more material, I'll contact you within 6-8 weeks of your submission.

A bit about me: I come to UTA from Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, where I was most recently Deputy Director of Publicity and Marketing, working across genres to launch bestselling campaigns for blockbuster authors such as Colleen Hoover, Fredrik Backman, Lisa Jewell, Jennifer Weiner, Rebecca Serle, Zakiya Dalila Harris, and Janet Evanovich. I've worked in publishing for over a decade, and in that time have launched over 50 New York Times bestsellers, including eight #1s.

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