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Jessica Alvarez 14

An agent with BookEnds Literary Agency (see other agents at this agency)

About

After ten years as an editor, Jessica Alvarez joined BookEnds in April 2011. She began her publishing career in 2001 as an editorial assistant at Harlequin Books. There, she had the opportunity to acquire and edit a wide array of fiction, specializing in historical romance, romantic suspense, and inspirational romance. Jessica left Harlequin in 2008 to pursue a freelance editing career, and completed projects for Harlequin, Scholastic Books, Thomas Nelson, and independent writers. She uses her editorial background to help writers hone their skills and develop strong, marketable books. Jessica is actively building her client list and is proud to work with a wonderful group of clients.

Country, Year Established, and Professional Associations

United States Agent since 2011 Member of AALA

Fiction Open

In terms of fiction, she wants romance of all heat levels (including inspirational and category romance), women's fiction, mysteries, thrillers, and suspense.

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience, including: Adults.
Genres:
GenreSubgenres
General GeneralSubgenre: Women's Fiction.
Mystery/Crime Mystery/CrimeOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Romance RomanceOpen to all/most Subgenres, excluding Paranormal.
Suspense/Thriller Suspense/ThrillerOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Dark, Humorous, Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
Novel Novel
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalSimultaneous
OK No OK
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Nonfiction Open

Jessica Alvarez is looking for a wide range of nonfiction, but is particularly looking for unique, entertaining voices (think Mary Roach or Sarah Vowell).

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience, including: Adults.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Humorous, Mainstream, Personal.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
Book Book
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalSimultaneous
OK No OK
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

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Dates

Last Updated: 01 Feb 2021
Last Checked: 05 May 2021 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 13 Jan 2021 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 01 Feb 2018

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