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Sandy Lu 39

An agent with Book Wyrm Literary Agency

About

Sandy Lu founded Book Wyrm Literary Agency after working as a literary agent for more than a decade at other boutique agencies, including Peter Rubie Literary Agency, Anderson Literary Management, and most notably, the L. Perkins Agency. Born and raised in Taiwan, Sandy’s family moved to New York when she was sixteen, so she understands the struggles of immigrants and those who straddle two cultures all too well. Sandy holds BAs in psychology and sociology from Queens College, with minors in music, business, and Japanese. She attended the Ph.D. Program in Social and Personality Psychology at the CUNY Graduate Center and worked in various business positions in the theater industry. Her areas of study and work experience greatly inform her interest in submissions.

Country

United States

Fiction Open

In fiction, she is seeking stories that will draw her in with a unique voice, make her miss her bedtime with a thrilling plot, and characters that will stay with her long after she turns the last page. Bonus points if you can make her laugh out loud or unable to hold back tears in public. She especially loves historical fiction, atmospheric world-building, and anything dark, twisted, or with a supernatural bent.

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience, including: Adults, Young adults.
Genres:
GenreSubgenres
General GeneralOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Historical.
Fantasy FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Historical.
Horror HorrorOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Mystery/Crime Mystery/CrimeOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Crime, Historical.
Romance RomanceOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Historical.
Science Fiction Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Suspense/Thriller Suspense/ThrillerOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
Novel Novel
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalSimultaneous
OK No OK
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Nonfiction Open

In non-fiction, she’s looking for projects that can make connections about different topics in an unexpected way, explicate complex research for a general audience, introduce the reader to cutting-edged science or previously little known historical facts and figures, teach us new ways to think or clever skills that can improve our daily life, or expand our knowledge and understanding of the world—past, present, and future.

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Business/Finance (Business), History (General, Biographies), Lifestyle (Food and Drink), Psychology, Society/Culture (Pop culture). Excluding: Children/Family, Religion/Spirituality, Sports/Recreation.
Types/Lengths:
Book Book
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalSimultaneous
OK No OK
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Dates

Last Updated: 13 Mar 2024
Last Audited: 04 Dec 2023 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 13 Dec 2018

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