Jill Corcoran, President, Literary Agent Jill@JillCorcoranLiteraryAgency.com
Jill Corcoran is President and founder of Jill Corcoran Literary Agency. Writer turned literary agent, Jill opened the West Coast arm of Herman Agency in 2009, then launched JCLA in 2014. Having sold over 200 titles, Jill represents many award-winning authors and illustrators, including New York Times Bestsellers, the former US Children’s Poet Laureate, and Famous Monsters of Filmland/American Gothic Press.
After earning an English degree from Stanford University and a Marketing and Finance MBA from the University of Chicago School of Business, Jill marketed everything from Disney toys to Kellogg’s Cereal to sneakers. She worked for Mattel, LA Gear, Leo Burnett Advertising, and her own company, LAUNCH! New Product Marketing.
Jill created and edited the poetry anthology, DARE TO DREAM, CHANGE THE WORLD (Kane/Miller, 2012), which was honored with the American Library Association’s 2013 Notable Books for a Global Society Award, a California Reading Association’s 2012 Eureka! Silver Honor, and was named a Best Books of 2013 by Bank Street College of Education.
Jill has taught all over the world, from intimate classes of 10 to ballrooms of 1,200 writers and illustrators. She has worked with SCBWI/Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Comic-Con International, Kid-Lit College, Writer's Digest, A Path To Publishing, The Writing Pad, Central Coast Writing Conference, CYA/Children and Young Adult Writers and Illustrators Conference, RWA/Romance Writers of America, and the WOW Nonfiction Retreat, and many more.
Jill Corcoran is on the hunt for UNIQUE CONCEPTS in MG, YA, Adult, Graphic Novels, Illustrated MG fiction and non-fiction. Literary w/a side of Humor=ginormous plus.
Please submit to only ONE JCLA Agent .
ELIZABETH BENNETT is looking for fiction and non-fiction submissions with series and franchise potential, licensed brands, board books, novelties, graphic novels, chapter books and middle grade fiction. She tends to be partial to books with humor; books that approach contemporary issues in a fresh, new way; books that are inspired by pop-culture and current trends.
Submit to Elizabeth at http://QueryMe.Online/ElizabethBennett
JODELL SADLER is looking for picture book, graphic novel, and middle grade author/illustrators.
Submit to Jodell at https://querymanager.com/query/JodellSadler
JULIE TIBBOTT is looking for psychological thrillers; clever mysteries; speculative fiction; fantasy with one foot in the real world; high-concept fiction and nonfiction with a pop culture connection; and generally, works infused with a touch of the surreal, spooky, absurd, quirky, or magical. YA and Adult.
Submit to Julie at https://querymanager.com/query/JulieTibbott
SILVIA ARIENTE is looking for Young Adult fiction of any kind, YA and MG fantasy and sci-fi as well as Adult romance with a twist, and Adult crime stories.
Submit to Silvia at: https://querymanager.com/query/SilviaArienti
ADAH MEGGED NUCHI, TIM TRAVAGLINI and EVE PORINCHAK are currently closed to queries.
Contact Jill Corcoran at Jill@JillCorcoranLiteraryAgency.com
Queries sent to the above email will be deleted.