Holly Root

Literary Agency: 
Root Literary
617 South Olive Street
Suite 1207
Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 425-3660
Accepts E-mail Queries: 
Interested in Representing: 
Commercial Fiction, Cross-genre, Fiction, Love, Nonfiction, Young Adult
Clients Include: 
Victoria Schwab, Rae Carson, Christina Lauren, Alan Gratz, Jasmine Guillory, Kristin Harmel, CJ Redwine, Rachel Hawkins, S.J. Kincaid, Jen Cervantes, Ashley Poston, Denis Markell, Megan Bannen, Greg Van Eekhout, Megan Crane, Gretchen Anthony

Submission Guidelines

If you are seeking representation, please send a query letter plus the first 10 pages of your completed manuscript in the body of an e-mail to submissions@rootliterary.com. No attachments.

If you wish to query one agent in specific, please include that agent’s name in the subject line of your e-mail. 

We are not accepting submissions for screenplays or poetry. No paper, phone, or in-person pitches, please. For more details, please see the submission guidelines on the Root Literary website.

Tips From the Agent

Please see the Root Literary website for more information about the genres I represent and what I’m actively seeking.