Get to Know an Agent in Attendance: Bethany Fulk of Holloway Literary

Bethany Fulk is a Literary Agent at Holloway Literary.

She represents young adult and middle grade books.

Prior to being promoted to her current position, she has been with the agency as an intern and then as an assistant for the past two years. She graduated from Davis and Elkins College cum laude with a BA in English.

Following graduation, Bethany worked as a public relations assistant and most recently as an editorial assistant. Before joining Holloway Literary, Bethany interned with North Star Editions and Foundry Literary and Media.

Bethany now lives in West Virginia with her husband and enjoys spending her time writing and reading.

In Middle Grade, she is seeking:

Fantasy (all types)
– Paranormal
– Mystery
– Adventure stories
– Retellings (myth, folklore, legends, fairytales)
– Friendship stories

Favorites: Rick Riordan, Gail Carson Levine, The Sisters Grimm series, Amari and the Nightbrothers, Winterborne Home, Percy Jackson series, Emily Windsnap series, She-Ra, Avatar the Last Airbender/Legend of Korra, Julie and the Phantoms, Anne With an E, Totally Spies (also could be YA).

In Young Adult, she is seeking:

– Diverse Fantasy (especially drawing on underrepresented voices/myths/worlds/places/etc)
– Historical Fiction/Fantasy
– Paranormal
– Spies/Heists
– Gothic/Horror (more suspense, less gore)
– Retellings (myth, folklore, legends, fairytales)
– Rom-Coms

Favorites: Sabaa Tahir, Sarah Dessen, To All the Boys series, Heartstopper, Leigh Bardugo, Gallagher Girl series, Adrienne Young, An Ember in the Ashes series, Ally Carter, Fable, Sorcery of Thorns, Sarah J Maas, Along for the Ride, Down Comes the Night, Elizabeth Lim, Never Have I Ever, The Vampire Diaries, Reign.

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