Literary Agency

Stonesong operates a traditional literary agency division, representing a wide range of authors. Agents at Stonesong include Alison Fargis, Judy Linden, Emmanuelle Morgen, and Sarah Passick.

Collectively, we contribute to or participate in the following literary and educational programs: the Rosedale Center for Girls, the New England Society in the City of New York, Room to Write, the Women’s Media Group fellowship program, and Books for Africa.

Please review our submission guidelines before contacting Stonesong.

Alison Fargis represents a wide range of commercially successful and critically acclaimed properties and is actively looking for lifestyle, pop culture, how-to, fashion, health/wellness, diet, parenting, and select children’s fiction and adult fiction that blurs the line between literary and commercial. Please no romance, high fantasy, true crime, poetry, or picture books. 

Her roster of cookbook authors include Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito (BakedBaked Explorations, Baked Elements, and Baked Occasions), Deb Perelman (The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook), Erin Gleeson (The Forest Feast), Amanda Rettke (Surprise Inside Cakes), Allison Kave (First Prize Pies), April Peveteaux (Gluten is My Bitch), and Diane Cu and Todd Porter (Bountiful), among many others. Her craft and parenting authors include Khris Cochran (The DIY BrideThe DIY Bride Crafty Countdown, and The DIY Bride Affair to Remember), Jaime Morrison Curtis (Prudent Advice and My Prudent Advice, and Pretty Prudent Home), Ryan Maconochie (This Is Your Book), and Blair Stocker and EJ Armstrong (Wise Craft).  Her humor authors include Andrew Kipple, Adam Kipple, and Luke Wherry (People of WalmartPeople of Walmart 2, and People of Walmart 3), Charles Dane Sherwood (2,001 Things to Do Before You Die and Life’s Little Destruction Book), and Kristen Henson (Super Smutty Sign Language). Alison also represents Jim Myers, aka WWE superstar George “The Animal” Steele (The Man Behind the Animal).

In fiction for children she represents New York Times bestselling author Michael Buckley (The Sisters Grimm series, NERDS series, Kel Gilligan’s Daredevil Stunt Show, Hellfire Commandos, and Undertow), Stephanie Diaz (Extraction trilogy), Michael Teitelbaum (The Very Hungry ZombieBackyard Sports series, and The Scary States of America).  In fiction for adults she represents Alex Myers (Revolutionary) and Elizabeth Hall (Miramont’s Ghost)

Judy Linden is always on the lookout for fresh voices and bold, new ideas and projects in the following categories: cookbooks and diet, design, fashion, exercise and health, relationships, parenting, pop culture, popular psychology business, spirituality, and select fiction. Her cooking and craft authors include celebrity dessert stylist Amy Atlas Sweet Designs: Bake It, Craft It, Style It (Hyperion/Disney), Cannelle et Vanille’s Aran Goyoaga Small Plates and Sweet Treats: My Family’s Journey to Gluten-free Cooking (Little, Brown), Sweet Paul’s Paul Lowe Sweet Paul Eat & Make (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), Jamie Geller’s Joy Of Kosher (HarperCollins), Karen Mordechai’s Sunday Suppers: Gatherings and Recipes (Clarkson Potter), Livia Cetti’s Petals and Paperie: Blooming Designs and Irresistible Projects to Make Out of Paper (STC), Patti Paige’s You Can’t Judge a Cookie By Its Cutter (Hachette), Christina Suarez’s No Bake Makery (Little, Brown), and Yvonne Ruperti’s One Bowl Baking (Running Press). Home Interior authors include Design Sponge’s Grace Bonney (Book 2, to come) and Bright Bazaar’s Will Taylor Making Color Work for You (St. Martins). Fashion authors include Charla Krupp New York Times Bestselling How Not to Look Old (Grand Central Press, twenty-four weeks on the bestseller lists), Today show regular Amy E. Goodman Wear This, Toss That (Atria/Simon and Schuster). Self-Empowerment and General Non-Fiction authors include Executive Producer Marsha Benko’s Antiques Roadshow: Behind the Scenes (Fireside/S&S), child development expert and Today show regular Dr. Robyn Silverman Good Girls Don’t Get Fat, and books with, Why The Science Behind the NewsShape magazine, Keller-Williams Realty, The American Yoga Association, Men’s Fitness magazine, among others.

Emmanuelle Morgen represents adult and children’s fiction, as well as memoir and select narrative and prescriptive nonfiction books.

In children’s books, she represents primarily YA. Her authors include Kathleen Peacock (The Hemlock Trilogy, Katherine Tegen Books), Louise Rozett (Confessions of an Angry Girl, Harlequin Teen), Amy Tintera (Reboot, HarperTeen), and Kat Zhang (What’s Left of Me, HarperTeen).

In adult books, she represents general fiction, women’s fiction, romance, historical fiction, and mystery. Her adult fiction clients include Alison Atlee (The Typewriter Girl, Gallery/Simon & Schuster), Cecilia Grant (A Lady Awakened, Bantam), Alissa Johnson (An Unexpected GentlemanBerkley), Sugar Jamison (Dangerous Curves Ahead, St. Martin’s Press), Ginger Jamison (Liberty, Harlequin), Kelli Maine (Taken, Hachette), Katja Millay (The Sea of Tranquility), Jeanette Murray (One Night with a Quarterback, Berkley), Kat Murray (Taking the Reins, Kensington), Christina Phillips (Forbidden, Berkley), and Danielle Younge-Ullman (Falling Under, Plume).

Her nonfiction sales include M.E. Thomas’s Confessions of a Sociopath (Crown), Georg Rauch’s Unlikely Soldier (Farrar, Strauss & Giroux Books for Young Readers), Catherine McCall’s UK bestseller Never Tell (Ebury), Candace Walsh’s Licking the Spoon (Seal Press), Teri LaFlesh’s Curly Like Me (Wiley), and Adrienne Kane’s Cooking and Screaming (Simon & Schuster).

Sarah Passick, Editorial Assistant, is a recent graduate from Tulane Univeristy and the New York University Publishing Institute. She is interested in acquiring narrative nonfiction and pop culture titles from and for twenty-somethings.