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Pitching an Agent: Scribe Agency

This agent seeks nonconformist fiction with flair

- August 13, 2012
Number of agents: One
Number of clients: 11
Notable Clients: Andrea Hairston (James Tiptree Jr. Award winner for Redwood and Wildfire, Carl Brandon Parallax Award winner for Mindscape), Mark Teppo (The Mongoliad Earth Thirst, Lightbreaker, Heartland), Darin Bradley (Noise), Forrest Aguirre (World Fantasy Award winner for Leviathan 3, 4), Doug Lain (Billy Moon: 1968, Last Week’s Apocalypse)

Amount of unsolicited material selected: Low
Fiction vs. nonfiction: 98 percent fiction, 2 percent nonfiction

Background: Kristopher O'Higgins started as a bookseller before becoming the assistant to James Frenkel, an editor at Tor Books, and later an agent. During his five years assisting Frenkel in both capacities,...

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