Reader's Digest recently announced that Andrea Hurst was opening her doors to new writers. Andrea is an established agent with a good track record. Make sure you go to the site and read the submission guidelines
Andrea Hurst, President of Andrea Hurst & Associates
, is reopening submissions this summer to unsolicited queries from June 1 – September 1, 2014. Andrea Hurst is an established agent with over 25 years experience as a published author, developmental editor for publishers, and skilled literary agent. Her clients and their books have appeared on the Oprah Show, Ellen DeGeneres Show, Good Morning America, National Geographic network and in the New York Times.She is not always open to submissions, so this is a rare opportunity.What she is seeking
: “I am looking for upmarket, book club women’s fiction, commercial women’s fiction/romance (contemporary or historical), young adult fiction, and most areas of nonfiction (authors with a substantial platform who have already developed a solid, highly polished proposal – this includes memoirs, health/wellness, business, self-help/personal growth, memoir, cookbooks, pet books, spirituality). As of 2014, we are now accepting middle grade contemporary fiction as well.”How to submit
: Submit by Sept. 1, 2014. No attachments. Absolutely no phone calls or regular mail contact, please. E-query andrea [at] andreahurst.com.