Michael Stearns Literary Agent – This article about Literary Agent Michael Stearns and the Upstart Crow Literary Agency is part of a series about literary agents and Finding a Literary Agent. Publishing Agent Michael Stearns is an agent at the Upstart Crow Literary Agency. DO NOT QUERY THIS AGENT AT THIS TIME: Michael is not currently accepting unsolicited submissions. He is the founder of the agency and specializes in children’s literature. Book Agent Michael Stearns was previously the editorial director and foreign acquisitions manager for HarperCollins children’s Books, before that he was Senior Editor, Director of Paperback Publishing for Harcourt Children’s Books. He has worked on hundreds of books for children and adults over the course of two decades.
Michael Stearns Literary Agent has published three anthologies or original stories, has taught over a dozen classes on writing, and is an award-winning writer of fiction for both children and adults—most recently The Blood Guard series under the pen name Carter Roy.
Some of the award-winning and bestselling books Michael Stearns Literary Agent has edited and published are: The Secret Order of the Gumm Street Girls by Elise Primavera; Gone and Hunger by Michael Grant; Chet Gecko Mysteries by Bruce Hale; A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly; Whales on Stilts by M.T. Anderson; Tangerine by Edward Bloor, East by Edith Pattou; Fly By Night by Frances Hardinge; and the Young Wizards series by Diane Duane. Also a whole slew of books by Vivian Vande Velde, Bruce Coville, Andrew Auseon, Jane Yolen, and Ursula K. Le Guin, among others.
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