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New Literary Agent: Ethan Vaughan of Kimberley Cameron & Associates

Categories: Chuck Sambuchino's Guide to Literary Agents Blog, Fantasy Agents, Literary Agent, Literary Fiction Agents, New Agency Alerts, Science Fiction Agents, Science Fiction and Fantasy, What's New, Women's Fiction.

Dec 2013 Update: I’ve been told that Ethan is leaving the
agency. Do not query him.

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Reminder: New literary agents are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list. This spotlight is with agent Ethan Vaughan of Kimberley Cameron & Associates.

 

About Ethan: Ethan has worked in journalism since 2007, but his first introduction to publishing came with a 2011 summer internship at Folio Literary Management in New York, where he worked under the redoubtable Jeff Kleinman and got a crash course in agenting. Ethan graduated from George Mason University with a degree in government and international politics in December 2011 and began interning with Kimberley Cameron & Associates the same month.

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He is seeking: “Fantasy/sci-fi (particularly of the young adult variety) has long been my default, but I also appreciate and am actively looking for women’s fiction, literary fiction, historical fiction, and historical nonfiction. While I love escaping into an incredible new world, I’m a big sucker for really well-done literary fiction (something like A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, which sheds light on who we are as humans).

“As regards my first love, fantasy, I am very selective. I strongly prefer fantasy that is somehow grounded in the real world, be that through the integration of mythology (as in the Percy Jackson series) or through a fantasy universe being hidden inside our own (as in the Harry Potter and Chronicles of Narnia series).

“A fantasy that takes place in a standalone or alternate world has to be exceptionally well executed to work for me.”

(What to write in the BIO section of your queries.)

How to Contact: [Ethan has left the agency as of Dec. 2013. Do not query him.]

 

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