Sub Guidelines

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Here is the link to Rachel's submission form, as well as a brief description of her most current preferences below. 

  • Rachel represents adult and young adult fictionIn both age categories she's looking for more authors from marginalized communities. 
  • For women's fiction she is looking for commercial or upmarket stories with a strong hook. Some examples of her taste in women's fiction include Natalie Tan's Book of Luck and Fortune and Next Year in Havana.
  • For adult romance she gravitates toward high-concept stories that can stand out in a crowded market, such as The Kiss Quotient.
  • She represents a variety of young adult genres, but is particularly looking for a few more YA contemporary to add to her list in the vein of American Panda and Don't Date Rosa Santos
  • Some more of Rachel's favorite recent reads include China Rich Girlfriend, Hot Dog GirlLove Hate & Other FiltersWhen Dimple Met Rishi, and The Way You Make Me Feel. Some favorite shows include Great British Bake OffDownton Abbeyand too many K-dramas to list.
To learn more about Rachel's tastes in each genre, check out her Publishers Marketplace page.