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John Cusick 17

An agent with Folio Literary Management (see other agents at this agency).

About

I'm a literary agent and Vice President at Folio Literary Management, where I represent a diverse list of voices in middle-grade, young adult, and genre fiction.

Country

United States

Fiction Open

I’m seeking unique voices in middle-grade, young adult and YA/adult-crossover fiction, as well as adult sci-fi, fantasy, and horror. I want stories that move readers, moments that make me look up and say “Wow, yes. I’ve felt that.” I want compelling page-turners that create life-long readers, stories that will inspire fandoms, characters readers will cosplay as, obsess over, and never forget. I want #ownvoices stories of all styles and genres, and am particularly interested in sci-fi, fantasy, and genre fiction from under-represented voices. I love the strange, iconoclastic, and unusual. Send me the books kids will sneak / steal / borrow in secret. Those intimate, dangerous, life-saving stories. I love proactive protagonists, kids and teens chasing a dream or a hero who swings in with a song in her heart and a knife in her teeth.

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience, including: Adults, Middle grades, Young adults.
Genres:
GenreSubgenres
General GeneralOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Fantasy FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Horror HorrorOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Science Fiction Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Open to all/most Genres Open to all/most Genres
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
Novel Novel
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalSimultaneous
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Dates

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2021
Last Checked: 30 Nov 2021 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 04 Oct 2021 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 15 Apr 2019

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