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Summer Mentorship

The Andrea Brown Literary Agency offers a paid 10-week summer mentorship focused on the agenting side of children's book publishing. The entire ABLA team engages with the mentee to introduce the career of agenting, offering hands-on experience with evaluating queries, networking with editors, and guidance on how to provide editorial feedback, write pitches, and negotiate.

Applications for our 2024 program are now closed. We will be opening to applications for next year in spring 2025

Other Opportunities

We are not hiring for any other positions at this time, but if you are interested in working with us in a specific capacity, please reach out to Kelly Sonnack with a resume and cover letter at

If you’ve already applied to the Summer Mentorship, please do not send your materials to Kelly as well; your cover letter and resume will be kept on file.

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