Meet Maria...

Maria Vicente is a literary agent at P.S. Literary Agency. She provides support to her clients through all stages of the writing and publication process and is dedicated to managing authors’ literary brands for the duration of their careers. 

Maria specializes in children’s fiction—young adult, middle grade, and picture books—and cool nonfiction projects for readers of all ages. She is actively looking for young adult, middle grade, illustrated picture books, and nonfiction in the following categories: pop culture, science, design, and lifestyle. She has affinities for literary prose, diverse characters, original storytelling formats, and anything geeky.

Want to know more about literary representation? Read Maria's manuscript wish list.


June 18–22, 2018

Publishing Your Children's Book

An online boot camp on writing and pitching young adult, middle grade, and picture book manuscripts


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