Query Form for Erin Clyburn

Thank you so much for considering me for your representation! Please complete the fields in the form below, including your query letter, synopsis, and the first 20 pages of your manuscript, and I will review your query and get back to you as soon as I am able. To see what I'm looking for, please visit https://howlandliterary.com/about-us or erinclyburn.com.

Please only query one Howland agent at a time. If one of us passes, you're free to query another Howland agent. Also, please keep the email you receive that allows you to check the status of your query; it includes a link that will allow you to message me to let me know if you've received an offer from another agent.

Remember, I am NOT accepting the following:
Picture books
Chapter books
Children’s nonfiction
Romance
Westerns
Fantasy or science fiction (except in very grounded cases, basically our world with a magical/weird/sci-fi twist)
Political, crime, or military thrillers
Poetry

Step 1. Tell us about the author

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Tell us a little about yourself and any writing credentials you may have.


Have you previously published other books?      
Have you ever been represented by a literary agent before?      

Step 2. Tell us about the book

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This agent only represents the genres shown in this list. Selecting an inaccurate genre will result in a rejection. If your book's genre is not shown here, please go to QueryTracker for a list of agents who do represent your genre.
Enter the approximate WORD count of your book. Enter numbers only. Do not include any letters or special characters.

Is this book currently published or has it ever been published before?      

Enter your query letter for this book. (Tips for formatting and pasting text) Do NOT paste images into this field. Pasting large blocks of text can take several minutes. Please be patient.

Enter a short synopsis of your book. (Tips for formatting and pasting text) Do NOT paste images into this field. Pasting large blocks of text can take several minutes. Please be patient.


(If your book is shorter than this (such as a picture book) please include the entire text.) Paste in the first 20 pages of your book, or your full book proposal if your book is non-fiction. (Tips for formatting and pasting text) Do NOT paste images into this field. Pasting large blocks of text can take several minutes. Please be patient.

Enter a one sentence pitch for your book.

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Final Step: Submit Your Query

Important: After submitting your query, you will receive a personalized link to a special page that you can visit any time to check your query's status.

If the recipient of your query would like to read more, they will contact you through that page as well as through email.




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