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Katelyn Uplinger

Katelyn Uplinger serves as a literary agent with the D4EO Literary Agency.

After several years of editorial work and positions at multiple literary agencies including Folio Literary Management and Inklings Literary, I joined D4EO Literary as an agent in 2018.

I enjoy books with unforgettable stories and characters. I search for books that can transport me to another time or place or teach me something new.

I love when a book can grip my emotions enough to make me laugh or cry. While I enjoy happy endings, I don’t shy away from dark stories or tragic romances.

What I Want to Represent

I’m looking for talented writers in these genres in adult and young adult fiction:

  • Nonfiction (historical and cultural topics)
  • Fantasy & science fiction (and all speculative fiction)
  • Horror
  • Historical fiction (in all sub-genres)
  • Thriller
  • Women’s fiction
  • Romance (I tend to gravitate toward historical romance)

What I Read

Some of the authors I enjoy include Philippa Gregory, C.W. Gortner, Alyssa Palombo, Naomi Novik, Hugh Howey, Madeline Miller, Holly Black, Charlie Holmberg, Sue Burke, Zoje Stage, and Mira Grant.

Query Me

To query me send me your query and first three chapters via Query Manager here: QueryManager.

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