Registration is open for Query Roulette 2017

Attention Writers!

 Registration is open for Query Roulette 2017


Ten minutes with a literary agent who will review your query letter.

No pitching required.

When: Tuesday, March 14th

Where: The Association of American Publishers, 71 Fifth Ave., 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10003


 WNBA-NYC’s annual Query Roulette is a round-robin style event that matches authors and literary agents in one-on-one meetings. Writers who need publishing advice, especially on the important query letter, can get it from up to 10 agents in one night!

 Query Sessions start at just $33.00 each for WNBA-NYC members ($45.00 for non-members)

  • Book 5-7 query sessions, and receive 10% off overall registration.
  • Book 8-10 query sessions, and receive 15% off overall registration.

L to R: Linda Rosen & Monica Odom


  • Leigh Eisenman (Hannigan, Salky, Getzler Agency). Seeks Adult Fiction (Literary, Upmarket, Commercial); Food Writing, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Narrative Non-Fiction.
  • Heather Flaherty (The Bent Agency). Seeks: Adult Fiction (Upmarket, Commercial, Women’s); YA (all genres), and MG.
  • Katie Grimm (Don Congdon Associates, Inc.). Seeks: Adult Fiction (Literary, Upmarket, Historical, Speculative, Short Stories), Narrative Nonfiction; MG & YA Fiction.
  • Kate McKean (Howard Morhaim Literary Agency, Inc.). Seeks: Adult Fiction (Romance, Women’s, Historical, SciFi/Fantasy); YA & MG (Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Horror, Romance, LGBTQ, Sports, SciFi/Fantasy).
  • Eric Myers (Dystel, Goderich & Bourret LLC). YA & MG (Fiction, Mystery), Adult Non-Fiction(History, Biography, Psychology, Health, Mind/Body/Spirit, Pop Culture), Adult Thrillers
  • Monica Odom (Bradford Literary Agency). Seeks: Upmarket, Commercial, Speculative, Historical, Thrillers); Nonfiction (Pop Culture, Illustrated, Graphic Design, Food Writing, Humor, Social Issues, Memoir).
  • Adriann Ranta Zurhellen (Foundry Literary & Media). Seeks: Adult & YA Fiction; Nonfiction (Science, History, Pop Culture, Craft); gender-bending works for children

For more on each agents, click here.

Visit the REGISTRATION HOMEPAGE today! Then get your query letters ready in time for Tuesday, March 14th!
For questions, please contact us at:

Our thanks to the Association of American Publishers (AAP) for their generous support in hosting this event.  



Leigh Eisenman
Leigh Eisenman, Hannigan, Salky, Getzler Agency
Mackenzie Brady Watson
Mackenzie Brady Watson, Stuart Krichevsky Literary Agency, Inc.
QR 2014 Monica Odom & Linda Rosen
L to R: Linda Rosen & Monica Odom
Kate McKean
Kate McKean, Howard Morhaim Literary Agency Inc.
Heather Flaherty
Heather Flaherty, The Bent Agency
Eric Myers
Eric Myers, Dystel, Goderich, & Bourret LLC
Aimee Ashcroft
Aimee Ashcroft, Brower Literary & Management
Katie Grimm
Katie Grimm, Don Congdon & Associates, Inc.
Laura Biagi
Laura Biagi, Jean V. Nagger Literary Agency Inc.
Adriann Zurhellen
Adriann Ranta Zurhellen, Foundry Literary + Media
Jess Dallow
Jess Dallow, Brower Literary & Management
Jaida Temperly
Jaida Temperly, New Leaf Literary + Media, Inc.
Monica Odom
Monica Odom, The Bradford Literary Agency

About Blog Editor

The Women’s National Book Association was founded in 1917 by female booksellers who weren’t allowed in the men’s organizations. Nearly 100 years later, the WNBA is still supporting women in the book industry through literary events, networking, literacy projects, workshops, open mic nights, book clubs, and many other entertaining programs throughout the season!

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