Bre Stephens
Associate Literary Agent

Bre has 13 years of experience as a writer, publisher, educator, literary judge, and editor. She has worked as an Editor-in-Chief of a literary magazine and has taught university composition, technical writing, and creative writing. Bre holds an MA in English and Creative Writing, an M.Ed. in ESL, and a BA in Art History. In her spare time, she loves attending Japanese festivals and learning more about world cultures.

What I'm looking for:

Adult Fiction:

     Gothic

     Horror

     Speculative

     Fantasy

     Psychological Realism

     Detective/Mystery

 

Middle Grade & Young Adult:

     Gothic

     Horror

     Fantasy

     Psychological Realism

     Detective/Mystery

     Slice of Life

     Adventure

     Coming of Age

     Graphic Novels

Non-Fiction:

     Art

     History

     Personal Journey

     Healing

     Memoirs

     Biographies

     Self-Help

NOTE: Anything with a darker tone/theme is especially of interest. VAMPIRES, monsters, inner-struggle, mental health awareness, angels/demons, pirates are all welcome.

What I'm NOT looking for:

     Science Fiction

     Cosmic Horror

     Weird Horror

     Romance

     Pandemic Stories

Staying in touch:

I'm active on social media. Please feel free to follow me on Twitter (@brelstephens) and Facebook (@BreStephens2019). You can also bookmark my website: brendaleestephens.com.

How to submit:

Submit the following materials through Query Manager: querymanager.com/brestephens

     Fiction – Query letter, synopsis, and chapter 1 of MS

     Non-Fiction – Query letter, proposal, and chapter 1 of MS

NOTE: I have asked specific questions about your manuscript and you as its author. Take time to answer these questions carefully. There is no right or wrong answer, but, the answer should reflect your creative vision and your identity as an author.

I only accept Query Manager submissions. Emailed queries will be deleted unread, as will queries sent through Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. Any queries sent by regular postal mail will also not be considered.