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Representing bestselling authors since 2002

We are glad you found us! As a Denver-based agency, we pride ourselves on being exceptional yet just a little bit different. Look around our site and discover just what we mean. more »

About Kristin

Kristin NelsonBeing an avid reader practically since birth, Kristin is equally happy reading a Pulitzer prize-winning literary novel for her book club or a sexy romance novel. more »

“Writing is a dream and a passion. I get that. So don’t let a “no” stop you. Keep your sense of humor, believe in your talent, and most of all, write!”

About Sara

Sara MegibowAs part of a family of artists, Sara celebrates the making of books as dreams come true. As a voracious reader, buying these books and curling up with them under a fuzzy blanket is the reward. more »

“Writing is an art. Publishing is a business. Embrace both of these aspects and celebrate every success!”



An educated writer is a successful writer! We help aspiring writers go above and beyond by offering  insightful webinars on the publishing industry.  more »

Recent News

  • Kirkus chooses M.C. Planck's SWORD OF THE BRIGHT LADY as a Top Pick for Speculative Fiction Reads for September.
  • Random House announces its 30th printing for Jamie Ford's debut novel HOTEL ON THE CORNER OF BITTER AND SWEET and that officially puts the title over a million copies in print. 
  • FALLS THE SHADOW by debut author Stefanie Gaither listed in Most Anticipated YA Books Published in September at Epic Reads.
  • Publishers Weekly gives Marie Lu's first book in her new series, THE YOUNG ELITES, a starred review.
  • Janice Hardy's SHIFTER is chosen for Ten Books All Georgians Should Read List.
  • FALLS THE SHADOW by debut author Stefanie Gaither earns a starred review at VOYA calling it, "A different twist on a post-apocalyptic tale."
  • CAUGHT UP IN YOU by New York Times bestselling author Roni Loren nominated for a prestigious Maggie Award for Best Erotic Romance.
  • Josh Malerman's BIRD BOX is nominated for the 2014 Kirkus Prize for Fiction.
  • Publishers Weekly gives debut epic fantasy RADIANT by Karina Sumner-Smith a starred review calling it, "ingenious."
  • Dave Lowry's debut novel CHINESE COOKING FOR DIAMOND THIEVES named Best New Fiction at Typographical Era.
  • Time Magazine picks EDDIE RED UNDERCOVER by Marcia Wells as one of the 5 Best Books for Your Kids (this summer)!
  • Josh  Malerman's BIRD BOX is nominated for the Michigan Notable Book Award.
  • Gail Carriger's ETIQUETTE & ESPIONAGE is nominated for the 2015 Sakura Medal.
  • RADIANT by Karina Sumner-Smith earns Top Fantasy Debut at Publishers Weekly and at Tor.com.
  • BREATHE, ANNIE, BREATHE by Miranda Kenneally chosen by Epic Reads as Top Most Anticipated YA Novel Publishing in July.
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