Melissa Edwards

Melissa Edwards

Agent

Melissa Edwards joined Stonesong as a literary agent in August 2016. Previously, she was a literary agent at the Aaron Priest Literary Agency, where she managed the foreign rights for a 40-year backlist. After graduating from Washington University in St. Louis and Vanderbilt Law School, Melissa began her career as a litigation attorney before transitioning into publishing. She is a tireless advocate for her clients and a constant partner during the publication process and beyond. Melissa represents authors of children’s fiction, adult commercial fiction, and select pop-culture nonfiction. She is looking for warm and timeless middle grade fiction and accessible young adult fiction. For adults, she is looking for fast-paced thrillers and smart women’s fiction. She can be found on Twitter where she often tweets her active Manuscript Wishlist requests under #MSWL.

Cindy Uh

Cindy Uh

Agent

Cindy Uh grew up in Jacksonville, Florida and graduated from Boston College with a degree in Communications and a minor in Faith, Peace, and Justice. She received her J.D. from UCLA School of Law where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Asian Pacific American Law Journal. After practicing law for six years, she left the world of litigation behind to pursue her lifelong love of books, getting her start in publishing as an intern at Einstein Thompson Agency before joining TLA in 2015. Cindy is excited to continue developing talent in both adult nonfiction and children’s fiction and nonfiction with an emphasis on compelling stories, distinct voices, and diversity (of all types). Her clients include Mari Andrew, Bridget Beth Collins, Kimothy Pikor, Brent Preston, Kristin Russell, and Shelly Westerhausen.

Mark Gottlieb

Mark Gottlieb

Agent

Mark Gottlieb has ranked #1 among Agents on Publishers Marketplace in Overall Deals and other individual categories. Using that same initiative and insight for identifying talented writers, he is actively building his own client list of authors. Mark is excited to work directly with authors, helping to manage and grow their careers with all of the unique resources that are available book publishing’s leading literary agency, Trident Media Group. He is actively seeking submissions in all categories and genres.

Kristen Moeller

Kristen Moeller

Agent

Kristen Moeller, MS, is an agent at Waterside Productions, the literary home of Eckhart Tolle, Neale Donald Walsch, Jean Houston and other luminaries. Previously, she was an acquisitions editor at Morgan James Publishing and the executive publisher for Persona Publishing, a self-publishing imprint. With close to 30 years of training and experience in psychology and personal growth, she craves discovering new (mostly female) authors with real and gritty memoir or literary fiction about walking through the fires of life - exploring depths and darkness while maintaining a strong psychological base. A published author and a three-time TEDx speaker, she has been featured on NPR, ABC, NBC, Fox News, the New York Times, Huffington Post and Tiny House Nation.