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Monica Odom

Liza Dawson Associates
Literary Agent

Monica Odom is an agent at Liza Dawson Associates, where she represents a variety of non-fiction, as well as literary and upmarket fiction, and illustrators. Monica earned her Masters in Publishing: Digital & Print Media from New York University in 2014, and has a B.A. in English from Montclair State University. She was also schooled in bookselling and event coordinating at her local indie, Watchung Booksellers. She loves to see a personal project turn into something original and surprising, and is committed to the expansion of diversity and inclusivity in the publishing industry.

Monica is looking for:

- Non-fiction by authors with demonstrable platforms in the following categories:

Advice/Relationships, Self-help/Self-Reflection, How-To, Crafting/Creativity, Food and Cooking, Humor, Pop Culture, Lifestyle, Fashion & Beauty

Biography, Memoir, Narrative, Business, Politics and Current Affairs, History, Science

Social Studies, including topics of: identity, race, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomics, civil rights and social justice

-Literary fiction and upmarket fiction. Monica does not represent genre fiction.

- Illustrators with demonstrable platforms, preferably author/illustrators, working on non-fiction, graphic memoirs, or graphic novels.