Get to Know an Agent in Attendance: Shari Maurer of Stringer Literary

Shari Maurer is a literary agent with Stringer Literary.

Shari graduated from Duke University with a degree in English, and later studied Dramatic Writing at NYU. Following a stint at The Children’s Television Workshop on international productions of Sesame Street, she published both novels and non-fiction, and worked as a writer and editor. Shari has also written Parenting & Lifestyle columns for several websites. A mother of three, she lives in New York with her husband.

In fiction, she seeks Picture Books, Middle Grade (Contemporary, Historical, Literary and Mystery), and Young Adult (Contemporary, Historical, Literary, Mystery).

In nonfiction, she seeks Juvenile (YA and Middle Grade), Memoir, Narrative, Parenting, and Popular Science.

Note from the agency: Please do not send Literary fiction, Inspirational, Screenplays, Plays, Poetry, Short Stories, Comedy, Erotica or Erotic Romance, True Crime, Religious, or Instructional. We are not interested in seeing any projects that include abuse of children or animals as plot elements.

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