Get to Know an Agent in Attendance: Laura Strachan of Strachan Literary Agency

Screen Shot 2019-01-17 at 5.23.40 PM.pngLaura Strachan is a literary agent and founder of Strachan Literary Agency.

The agency was established in 1998 by literary agent and principal Laura Strachan who was looking for a way to combine her lifetime love of books and good writing with her legal background.

Fiction interests: Primarily literary fiction and upmarket commercial. In general, the agency seeks no genre fiction; however, Laura will consider fiction with crossover potential if beautifully written.

Nonfiction interests: Narrative nonfiction, including memoirs and travel writing. Will consider other nonfiction projects if quirky or interesting. Particularly interested in “single subject” books (think SALT, or COD, or MAUVE, etc.)

Children’s: She seeks high quality YA or middle grade fiction. No picture books.


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