Welcome to the April edition of Agentopia! For more information and to see other Agentopia posts, click here. This month Yasmin Standen from The Standen Literary Agency is in the spotlight.
All about Yasmin:
Yasmin graduated from University having read Law (LLB Hons). After practising law for for a couple of years Yasmin went to work in the music industry. Eventually, she decided to fulfill a lifelong obsession with books and in 2004, after much trepidation and excitement launched The Standen Literary Agency.
Yasmin is interested in all genres of writing such as adult and children’s fiction, literary or fantasy fiction. Yasmin loves discovering new talent and gets excited by manuscripts which move her, making her laugh, or cry. Yasmin a sucker for a good story!
Here are Yasmin's submission guidelines:
Please read the guidelines below and then send your submissions to yasmin AT standenliteraryagency.com
Please only send the first three chapters and a synopsis all in double line spacing – this is really important, it makes it easier to read your work!
If we wish to read more material and / or feel we can offer representation, we will contact you.
We want to discover new voices in all genres of fiction.
With regard to non fiction – please get in touch by email – yasminATstandenliteraryagency.com.
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