NEW YORK BASED AGENT Representing Fiction/Nonfiction  Adult/Children’s Authors and Illustrators

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Andrea Cascardi is only open to submissions by professional referral or by participants in contests or conferences Andrea personally attends except as noted on her website, where she regularly updates changes to her submission policy and wishlist. 


Andrea Cascardi has held senior editorial positions at Random House, Disney/Hyperion, and Egmont USA. As an editor she acquired and edited Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King winner Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold, the Raffi Songs to Read series, and Pura Belpre winner Before We Were Free by Julia Alvarez among many other award-winning books. As an agent she has represented many bestselling and award-winning titles including Clare Vanderpool’s Newbery winner Moon Over Manifest and Printz Honor winner Navigating Early, e.E. Charlton-Truillo’s Stonewall winner Fat Angie, New York Times Bestseller Nubs: A Mutt, A Marine, and a Miracle, and Texas Bluebonnet winner Ten Rules You Absolutely Must Not Break if You Want to Survive the School Bus.


  • Ames, Michele Coppola
  • Anderson, Jessica Lee
  • Ashley, Allison
  • Athaide, Tina
  • Bunten, Alexis
  • Carr, Jan
  • Carson, Mary Kay
  • Ceccarelli, Simona
  • Chen-Wing, Lisa
  • Chow, Karen
  • Coy, John
  • Dwinell, Kim
  • Ferrell-Swann, Kathy
  • García McCall, Guadalupe
  • Gennari, Jennifer
  • Grandits, John
  • Harrington, Karen
  • Hill, Danielle
  • Lewis Patrick, Denise
  • Lightburn, Ron
  • Loney, Andrea
  • MacGregor, Amanda
  • Naik, Priyanka
  • Perry, Anthony
  • Rivera, Matthew
  • Schmatz, Pat
  • Swann, Katherine
  • Swartz, Elly
  • Tingle, Tim
  • Vanderpool, Clare
  • Varma, Aparna
  • Wing, Natasha
  • Woodruff, Liza
  • Yong, Leanne

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