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Manuscript Consultations with Literary Agent Rayhané Sanders

Monday, May 8, 2023 @ 12:00 am

On Demand (Virtual)

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Various times, as appointed (Mon. – Fri.). All appointed times in EST.

15-minute manuscript consultations are limited to 25 people.
Online via Google Meet | Register to receive link

Once you have registered online, please submit the following materials by 11:59 p.m. EST on Friday, April 28, 2023.

Genres Accepted: Literary, historical, and upmarket book club fiction; narrative nonfiction; memoir.

Manuscript materials must be formatted in a single document as follows:
• A query letter or 1-page synopsis.
• The opening 10 pages of your manuscript.
• Formatting: Times New Roman 12-point font, double-spaced, with page numbers.
• Include your name and email in the header of the document.
• Files must be in .DOC, .DOCX, or .PDF

Rayhané Sanders is a literary agent at Massie & McQuilkin with over a dozen years of industry experience. She began her career at Newsweek Magazine, before moving to book publishing, working for Penguin Group USA and then for William Morris Endeavor, where she worked with veteran agent Dorian Karchmar and such bestselling authors as Amor Towles, Jennifer Haigh, Daniel James Brown, and Kate Jacobs. Rayhané began to represent her own authors at WSK Management, where she worked with bestselling authors and leading broadcast journalists, before moving to Massie & McQuilkin in 2014.

She represents literary, historical, and upmarket book club fiction; narrative nonfiction; and memoir. Her clients include bestselling authors Lidia Yuknavitch, Te-Ping Chen, Janet Beard, Matthew Gavin Frank, Daisy Hernández, and more. She is a member of the American Association of Literary Agents (formerly AAR). You may find her Writer’s Digest profile here.

As an independent book editor, Rayhané offers a wide range of editorial and consulting services to help emerging authors polish their fiction and non-fiction projects—both completed manuscripts and book proposals.

*Manuscript consultation fees are not reading fees and do not go to the agent; rather, they support the programs and initiatives of Miami Book  Fair. 


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Monday, May 8, 2023
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