Jacqueline Flynn represents both fiction and non-fiction. She is particularly interested in authors who offer unique perspectives (esp. #ownvoices, #weneeddiversebooks), narrative non-fiction that sheds light on important issues, and experts with well-developed platforms who counter conventional wisdom and avoid one-size-fits all solutions. She uses her finely-developed editorial acumen to guide authors through the process of positioning their books for the marketplace, preparing proposals, and marketing their work. A former editor with two decades experience, she is also available to work with authors as an editor on proposals and manuscripts, both nonfiction and fiction.
Recent sales include Joseph Kelly’s MAROONED (Bloomsbury), Laura Sobiech’s memoir FLY A LITTLE HIGHER (Thomas Nelson), Jennifer Alvarez middle-grade trilogy RIDERS OF THE REALM (HarperCollins), Sue Scheff SHAME NATION written with Melissa Schorr (Sourcebooks), Anne Brown’s SUMMER GIRL (Entangled), and Gleb Raygorodetsky’s ARCHIPELAGO OF HOPE (Pegasus).
She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Bucknell University where she majored in International Relations and rowed on the Women’s Crew team. She is also a Hockey/Volleyball/Band Mom, knitter, and avid hiker who lives in Northern New Jersey with her husband and two sons. Like Joelle she also speaks French, but not nearly as well.
Note: Please follow the submission guidelines carefully to ensure that your query will be considered. Queries that don’t will be deleted unreviewed. If you do not receive a response within 2 months you may consider that a pass. Jacquie does not represent picture books, graphic novels, screen plays, erotica,or short story collections,
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