Some Notes.

Please read before continuing to the list.

An agent’s place on this list is not an endorsement. I do some minimal investigation into each agent’s credibility before listing them, but it is your responsibility to research agents.

Some of these agents represent more than what is listed here. But, since this list is geared specifically to illustrators, I have not included that additional information. Those details are available on each agent’s submission page.

Author/illustrator is a creator who specializes in both writing and illustrating. Some agents are only interested in manuscripts for visual works (picture books, graphic novels) from authors who ALSO illustrate. I’ve tried to indicate agents who are interested specifically in author/illustrators.

I will update this list as much as time allows, but it may not always be up-to-date. Be sure to research agents before querying.

Questions? Please e-mail me.

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The List.

Updated 15 April 2018
* New agents added.

Adams Literary Agency

Tracey Adams
Represents author/illustrators for children’s books.
Clients include: Fred Koehler


Andrea Brown Literary Agency

Jamie Weiss Chilton
Represents author/illustrators for children’s books. Picture books, board books, novelty.
Clients include: Karl Newsom Edwards, Kevin C. Pyle, Salina Yoon

Jennifer Laughran
Represents author/illustrators for children’s books. Picture books, graphic novels.
Clients include: Raúl the Third, Ward Jenkins, Jill Pinkwater

Jennifer Mattson
Represents author/illustrators for children’s books.
Clients include: J.R. Krause, Rob Polivka, Katy Wu

Jen Rofé
Represents author/illustrators for picture books.
Clients include: Mike Boldt, Joe Cepeda, Eliza Wheeler

Kathleen Rushall
Represents illustrators and author/illustrators for picture books.
Clients include: Airlie Anderson

Jennifer March Soloway
Represents illustrators and author/illustrators for children’s books.

Kelly Sonnack
Represents author/illustrators for picture books.
Clients include: Joy Ang, Ashlyn Ashtee, James Burks

Caryn Wiseman
Represents author/illustrators. Picture books, chapter books.
Clients include: Cece Bell, Don Tate, Michele Wood


Ayasha Pande Literary Agency

Anjali Singh
Represents author/illustrators for graphic novels.


Barry Goldblatt Literary Agency

* Barry Goldblatt
Represents author/illustrators for graphic novels.
Clients include: Lucy Bellwood, Dylan Meconis, Yuko Ota


The Bent Agency

Gemma Cooper
Represents author/illustrators for children’s books. Picture books, middle grade, graphic novels.


BookEnds Literary Agency

Tracy Marchini
Represents illustrators and author/illustrators for picture books.

Natascha Morris
Represents author/illustrators for children’s books. Picture books, graphic novels.


Bookmark Literary Agency

Teresa Kietlinski
Represents author/illustrators for picture books, graphic novels.


BookStop Literary Agency

Kendra Marcus
Represents illustrators and author/illustrators for picture books.
Clients include: Carol Aust, Freya Blackwood, Renata Galindo


The Brattle Agency

Christopher Vyce
Represents author/illustrators for graphic novels.


Bright Literary Agency

Anne Moore Armstrong
Represents illustrators and author/illustrators for picture books.


Carol Mann Agency

Myrsini Stephanides
Represents author/illustrators for graphic novels.


Chase Literary Agency

Farley Chase
Represents author/illustrators for graphic novels and illustrated books.
Clients: Liana Finck


Conville & Walsh Literary Agency

Sophie Lambert
Represents author/illustrators for graphic novels.


Curtis Brown Ltd.

Ginger Knowlton
Represents illustrators and author/illustrators for children’s books.
Clients include: Mary Jane Auch, Hazel Mitchell, Debbie Ridpath Ohi

* Steven Salpeter
Represents author/illustrators for graphic novels.
Clients include: Katy Farina


East West Literary Agency

Deborah Warren
Represents author/illustrators for picture books.
Clients include: Sarah Aspinall, Jim Averbeck, Ruth Harper


Einstein Literary Management

Susan Graham
Represents illustrators and author/illustrators for children’s books. Picture books, graphic novels.
Clients include: Ashanti Fortson


Erin Murphy Literary Agency

* Kevin Lewis
Represents author/illustrators for children’s books.
Clients include: Tony DiTerlizzi, Kadir Nelson, LeUyen Pham


Folio Jr.

* John Cusick
Represents author/illustrators for picture books.

* Emily van Beek
Represents author/illustrators for picture books.
Clients include: Gaia Cornwall


Full Circle Literary Agency

Adriana Dominguez
Represents author/illustrators for children’s books.
Clients include: Ana Aranda, Rafael López, Lorena Siminovich


Fuse Literary Agency

Jennifer Chen Tran
Represents author/illustrators for graphic novels.

Gordon Warnock
Represents author/illustrators for graphic novels.
Clients include: MariNaomi


Gallt & Zacker Literary Agency

Linda Camacho (moved from Prospect Agency)
Represents author/illustrators for children’s books, graphic novels.
Clients include: Kat Fajardo, Stephanie Rodriguez, Wendy Xu

Marietta Zacker
Represents author/illustrators for children’s books, graphic novels.
Clients include: Bonnie Adamson, Sophie Blackall, Alina Chau


The Gernert Company

* Seth Fishman
Represents author/illustrators for graphic novels.
Clients include: Kate Beaton, Randall Munroe, Tillie Walden


Greenhouse Literary Agency

* Polly Nolan
Represents author/illustrators for picture books.


Hansen Literary Agency

Judith Hansen
Represents author/illustrators for graphic novels.
Clients include: Nidhi Chanani, Svetlana Chmakova, Kazu Kibuishi


Howard Morhaim Literary Agency

* DongWon Song
Represents author/illustrators for graphic novels.
Clients include: Shing Yin Khor


Inkwell Management

Charlie Olsen
Represents children’s books, illustrated works, graphic novels.
Clients include: Jeff Lemire, Noelle Stevenson, Jake Wyatt


Janklow and Nesbit Associates

Brooks Sherman
Represents author/illustrators for picture books, graphic novels.
Clients include: Sam Garton

* Wendi Gu
Represents author/illustrators for picture books.


The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency

Whitley Abell (moved from Inklings Literary Agency)
Represents author/illustrators for children’s graphic novels. Young adult, middle grade.

* Roseanne Wells
Represents author/illustrators for picture books.


Jill Corcoran Literary Agency

Jill Corcoran
Represents author/illustrators for children’s books. Picture books, middle grade, graphic novels.


Linnan Literary Management

Jen Linnan
Represents illustrated works, graphic novels.
Clients include: Cathy G. Johnson, Emily Carroll, Madeleine Flores


Lupine Grove Creative

Danielle Smith
Represents illustrators and author/illustrators for children’s books.
Clients include: Russ Cox, Rebecca Dudley, Christine Nishiyama


Mansion Street Literary Management

Michelle Witte
Represents author/illustrators for picture books.
Clients include: Ashley Evanson, Jisuk Cho, Denise Gallagher


McIntosh & Otis, Inc.

Christa Heschke
Represents author/illustrators for children’s books. Picture books, graphic novels.


New Leaf Literary & Media, Inc.

Kathleen Ortiz
Represents illustrators and author/illustrators for children’s books.
Clients include: Tricia Benson, Liz Climo, Sarah Marino

Joanna Volpe
Represents illustrators and author/illustrators for children’s books.
Clients include: Maple Lam, Rodolfo Montalvo, John Picacio

Mackenzie Brady Watson
Represents illustrators and author/illustrators for children’s books.
Clients include: Anne Lambelet, Brie Spangler, Sara Zin


Olswanger Literary LLC

Anna Olswanger
Represents author/illustrators for picture books.


Pippin Properties

* Elena Giovinazzo
Represents author/illustrators for picture books.


Prospect Agency

* Rachel Orr
Represents illustrators and author/illustrators for picture books.


P.S. Literary Agency

* Kurestin Armada
Represents author/illustrators for picture books.

Maria Vicente
Represents author/illustrators for picture books, graphic novels, and non-fiction gift books.


Red Sofa Literary Agency

Dawn Frederick
Represents author/illustrators for graphic novels.


Red Tree Literary Agency

Elana Roth Parker
Represents author/illustrators for picture books.


Root Literary Agency

Molly O’Neill (moved from Waxman Leavell Literary Agency)
Represents author/illustrators for picture books.
Clients include: Emily Dove, Joy Hwang, Blythe Russo


Sandra Dijkstra & Associates

Thao Le
Represents author/illustrators for picture books.
Clients include: Jessie Sima


Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency

Jessica Sinsheimer
Represents author/illustrators for children’s books.


Sheldon Fogelman Agency

Janine Le
Represents illustrators and author/illustrators for children’s books.

Amy Stern
Represents illustrators and author/illustrators for children’s books.


Stonesong Literary Agency

Alyssa Jennette
Represents author/illustrators for picture books, graphic novels.
Clients include: Reed Black


TriadaUS Literary Agency

Brent Taylor
Represents author/illustrators for graphic novels.


Upstart Crow Literary Agency

Susan Hawk
Represents author/illustrators for children’s books.

Alexandra Penfold
Represents author/illustrators for children’s books.
Clients include: Aaron Bagley, Jessixa Bagley, Sophie Diao


Victoria Sanders & Associates

Bernadette Baker-Baughman
Represents author/illustrators for graphic novels.
Clients include: Matt Bors, Faith Erin Hicks, Sonny Liew


Wernick & Pratt Agency

Emily Mitchell
Represents illustrators and author/illustrators for children’s books.
Clients include: Frank Dormer, Ryan O’Rourke

Linda Pratt
Represents illustrators and author/illustrators for children’s books.
Clients include: Aaron Becker, Angela Dominguez, Augusta Scattergood

Marcia Wernick
Represents illustrators and author/illustrators for children’s books.
Clients include: Bryan Collier, Mo Willems


Writers House

Susan Cohen
Represents illustrators and author/illustrators for children’s books.
Clients include: Erin McGuire

Steven Malk
Represents illustrators and author/illustrators for children’s books.
Clients include: Corinna Luyken, Christian Robinson, Bob Shea

* Hannah Mann
Represents author/illustrators for children’s books.
Clients include: Shannon Wright

Rebecca Sherman
Represents author/illustrators for children’s books.