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Mansion Street Literary Mgmt


Send a query letter and no more than the first 10 pages of your manuscript in the body of an email.

Please, no attachments. 

IMPORTANT: You must list the genre in the subject line. If the genre is not in the subject line, your query will be deleted. If the genre listed in the subject line is one that we don’t represent, your query will be deleted. If your query is for a genre that is currently closed, your query will likely be deleted.

DO NOT send queries meant for Michelle to Jean. They have separate email addresses, see below.

Response time for queries is anything from a few days to six weeks.

Jean is interested in:

  • Children’s picture books – CLOSED TO SUBMISSIONS
  • Pop Culture
  • Cookbooks
  • Gift books
  • General Non-Fiction
  • Brand Extensions
  • Lifestyle/Design books
I am NOT interested in memoirs or medical/reference. Typically sports and self-help are not a good fit for me. I also do not represent travel books.

To contact Jean: querymansionstreet@gmail.com


Michelle is interested in:

  • Young Adult
  • Middle Grade
  • Early Readers/Chapter Books
  • Picture Books (especially from author-illustrators) – Not actively seeking picture book manuscripts
  • Children’s Nonfiction (picture book through YA)

I am NOT interested in fiction or nonfiction for adults.

To contact Michelle: querymichelle@mansionstreet.com