Amy Giuffrida

Associate Literary Agent

Amy joined the Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency as an Associate Literary Agent in 2020. She has been a part of the publishing industry since 2015. In her spare time, you can find Amy renovating her house, binge-watching TV shows, or reading—all while snuggling with her three rescue dogs.

What I'm looking for:

In any genre, I am especially seeking stories written by marginalized authors. If you've written an authentic story featuring supernatural creatures, non-Western myths/legends, and horror, I highly encourage you to query me.

MIDDLE-GRADE

•      Horror

•      Contemporary

•      Mystery

•      Historical

•      Science Fiction

•      Fantasy

•      Magical Realism

 

YOUNG ADULT

•      Horror

•      Romance

•      Contemporary

•      Mystery

•      Thriller

 

ADULT

•      Horror

•      Contemporary Romance

•      Women’s Fiction

•      Book Club/Commercial Fiction

•      Psychological Thriller

NONFICTION

MG, YA, and Adult- I am looking for powerful stories from diverse voices, including cookbooks that highlight family stories or ancestral anecdotes.

 

What I'm NOT looking for:

•      Pandemic stories

•      Angels, demons, werewolves, zombies, mermaids, vampires, or pirates

•      Medical/Political/military thrillers

•      Novellas, short story collections, screenplays

•      Previously published work

•      Historical stories in fiction or non-fiction

•      Chapter/picture books

•      Time travel

•      Stories including religious themes, suicide, rape, physical/ mental abuse, or abductions

How to submit

Queries should be submitted through QueryManager: http://QueryMe.Online/AmyGiuffrida

Emailed queries will be deleted unread. For fiction, please include your query letter, synopsis, and the first 10 pages of your manuscript. For nonfiction, please send your query, proposal, and the first 10 pages.

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