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The Glass Slipper Literary Agency

We help you tell your story

Imagine what the world would be like if there were no books, films, songs, poems, videos and other modes of storytelling. Humanity has thrived on storytelling since time immemorial. There are always stories that need to be told. And there are always unique, hitherto uncharted voices that need to be heard, felt and experienced.

 

The Glass Slipper Literary Agency is a full-service literary agency that seeks to excavate, unearth and unveil stories that provoke, trigger, inflame, inspire, and awaken, bringing diverse, marginalized, and globally appealing voices to the world. We work with authors and publishers across the Americas, Europe, UK, and South Asia. We aim to change the face of the publishing industry by increasing diversity and evoking marginalized and underrepresented voices, including BIPOC,  LGBTQIA, neurodivergent, and/or differently-abled authors. 

 We proactively nurture writers across the world and take them through every stage of the roller-coaster that is intrinsic to getting published and/or having your work optioned for on-screen adaptation spanning films, TV shows, web series, and more. We believe in developing and furthering the careers of our authors, also helping them build a solid presence across all traditional and non-traditional media, worldwide. Beyond the contours of traditional representation to publishers, we brainstorm potential new projects, orchestrate all book rights for our clients, including translation, republication and entertainment rights, and actively pitch our authors and their works for slots in prime TV shows, print and electronic media outlets, including but not limited to, interviews, Q&As, book reviews and longer-form features on our writers and their works. 

We welcome and encourage submissions from underrepresented voices including persons with disabilities, and BIPOC, LGBTQIA, and/or neurodivergent authors, or manuscripts that focus on bringing such voices to light. 

Our repertoire covers an eclectic range of fiction and non-fiction, including monologues and memoirs.

Adult Fiction

Commercial fiction

Literary fiction

Upmarket fiction

Women's fiction

LGBTQIA fiction

Inspirational, contemporary, or historical romance (including LGBTQIA romance)

Legal fiction

Science fiction

True crime

Cozy mysteries

Magical realism

Thrillers and suspense (psychological thrillers / crime thrillers / legal thrillers / espionage)

Blended-genre novels with strong voices and unique perspectives on existing themes and paradigms

Adult fantasy, including historical fantasy, paranormal romance, romantic fantasy and fantasy thrillers.

(No religious fiction please!)

 

Young Adult Fiction

Romantic / family drama

Romantic fantasy

Paranormal fiction, including paranormal fantasy and paranormal romance

LGBTQIA fiction 

Coming-of-age stories 

Mysteries

Thrillers

Gothic and horror

Science fiction

YA fantasy

Historical fiction, including historical fantasy

 

Non-fiction

Books that emerge from investigative reporting on topics and themes of mass interest

Legal non-fiction

History

Business non-fiction

Economics

Inspirational / self-help

Memoirs

Health and Wellness 

Cookbooks

(No religious or medical non-fiction please!)

 

For the time being, we are not accepting fiction submissions that focus solely on time travel and/or the Coronavirus pandemic. We also do not poetry and screenplays.