Contact us

For any general inquiries about Lippincott Massie McQuilkin or our subsidiary, Russell & Volkening, please email info@lmqlit.com.

We are open to submissions and will happily review your query per the guidelines below. We prefer electronic submissions and will respond to those more quickly than we will hard copy queries, but we do accept hard copy queries to the address below. Please do not call about your submission. If you have any query- or submission-related questions that are not answered on this page, please email info@lmqlit.com and we will get back to you within a day or two. Note that we do not represent screenplays.

Lippincott Massie McQuilkin
27 West 20th Street, Suite 305
New York, NY 10011
(212)352-2055

Please send us a query letter that briefly describes your project as well as any personal or professional information that may be relevant (for instance any awards you have won, regular media appearances you make, and/or professional or academic affiliations you may have). Do not query more than one agent at the agency at one time, though if one agent passes on your work, you are welcome to query another. Include the word "Query" in the subject line of your email. If your project is fiction, please also include the first 5-10 pages pasted into the body of your email. We look forward to reviewing your work.

Please be advised that due to the amount of submissions received during the summer, Will Lippincott, Maria Massie and Rob McQuilkin are currently closed for blind queries. If you have sent a query and have yet to receive a response, please rest assured we are considering it and you will receive a response soon. The inbox will open again on October 1, 2016.

 

Will Lippincott is interested in narrative nonfiction and nonfiction in the areas of politics, history, biography, foreign affairs, and health. He is not looking for fiction at this time.

Please send queries to the attention of Will Lippincott at info@lmqlit.com. Please note that he only responds to queries in which he is interested. If you haven't heard from him in 2-4 weeks, your project is not a good fit for him.

Maria Massie seeks literary and upmarket commercial fiction (including select young adult and middle grade), memoir, and narrative nonfiction.

Please send queries to the attention of Maria Massie at info@lmqlit.com Please note that she only responds to queries in which she is interested. If you haven't heard from her in 2-4 weeks, your project is not a good fit for her.

Rob McQuilkin focuses on literary fiction as well as narrative nonfiction and nonfiction in the areas of memoir, history, biography, art history, cultural criticism, and popular sociology and psychology.

Please send queries to the attention of Rob McQuilkin at info@lmqlit.com. Please note that he only responds to queries in which he is interested. If you haven't heard from him in 2-4 weeks, your project is not a good fit for him.

Jason Anthony is interested in commercial fiction of all types, including young adult, and nonfiction in the areas of memoir, pop culture, true crime, and general psychology and sociology.

Please query Jason directly at jason@lmqlit.com. Make sure to include your first 5-10 pages pasted into the body of your email. Please note that he only responds to queries in which he is interested. If you haven't heard from him in 2-4 weeks, your project is not a good fit for him.

Ethan Bassoff seeks literary fiction, crime fiction, and narrative nonfiction in the areas of history, sports writing, journalism, science writing, pop culture, humor, and food writing.

Please query Ethan directly at ethan@lmqlit.com. If you are querying Ethan, please note that he only responds to queries in which he is interested. If you haven't heard from him in 2-4 weeks, your project is not a good fit for him.

Laney Katz Becker specializes in book club fiction, upmarket women's fiction, suspense, thrillers and memoir.

Laney only accepts electronic queries. Please query Laney directly at laney@lmqlit.com and include the word "Query" in the subject line. Tell her about yourself, your project, your writing background. For fiction, include the word count and your first chapter. For non-fiction, attach your proposal. You should expect to hear back from Laney within 2-4 weeks..

Rayhané Sanders is interested in literary fiction, historical fiction, upmarket commercial fiction (including select YA), narrative nonfiction (including essays), and select memoir.

Rayhané only accepts electronic queries. Please query her directly at rayhane@lmqlit.com and include the word "Query" in the subject line. Please also include your first 5 pages pasted into the body of the email. Please note that Rayhané only responds to queries in which she is interested. If you haven't heard from her in 2-4 weeks, your project is not a good fit for her.

Stéphanie Abou seeks literary and upmarket commercial fiction (including select young adult and middle grade), crime fiction, memoir, and narrative nonfiction.

Please query Stéphanie directly at stephanie@lmqlit.com. Please note that she only responds to queries in which she is interested. If you haven't heard from her in 2-4 weeks, your project is not a good fit for her.

Renée Zuckerbrot is looking for voice-driven fiction, short story collections, narrative nonfiction (especially science, history, biography, memoir, and pop culture).

Renée only accepts electronic queries. Please query her directly at renee@lmqlit.com and include the word "query" in the subject line. You should include a synopsis of your project, your publication history, a brief bio, and your contact information. Please also attach an excerpt, up to three sample chapters, as one Word document. The attachment should be paginated and double-spaced, and, for novels, the excerpt should be the first three chapters. Please note that Renée only responds to queries in which she is interested. If you've haven't heard back from her in 2-4 weeks, your project is not a good fit for her.

Julie Stevenson represents literary and upmarket fiction, suspense and thrillers, memoir, narrative nonfiction, YA and children's books.

Please query Julie directly at julie@lmqlit.com. Please note that Julie only responds to queries in which she is interested. If you haven't heard from her in 2-4 weeks, your project is not a good fit for her.

 

 

 

 
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