Veritas Literary Agency

Submission Guidelines

We accept short queries or proposals via email only. Queries will only be accepted for the following categories:

Katherine Boyle: Literary Fiction, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Narrative Nonfiction & Memoir, Historical Fiction, Crime & Suspense, History, Pop Culture, Popular Science, Business & Career. Email her directly with appropriate submissions at katherine@veritasliterary.com.

Michael Carr: Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Nonfiction. Email him directly with appropriate submissions at michael@veritasliterary.com.

Chiara Rosati: Literary Fiction, Middle Grade, Young Adult, New Adult, Women's Studies, Narrative Nonfiction. Email her directly with appropriate submissions at chiara@veritasliterary.com.

Fiction: Please include a cover letter listing previously published work, a one-page summary and the first five pages in the body of the email (not as an attachment).

Nonfiction: If you are sending a proposal, please include an author biography, an overview, a chapter-by-chapter summary, and an analysis of competitive titles.

We do our best to review all queries within 4-6 weeks. However, during periods where there is an especially high volume of queries, we may not be able to respond personally. If you haven't heard from us within 12 weeks please assume that your project was not a match for the agency.

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