Representing Adult and CHILDREN’S Authors

Submissions

Devon is currently open to queries via querymanager. She is particularly excited about fresh and diverse voices in the following genres: literary fiction, speculative fiction, romcom, psychological suspense, cultural critique, essay collections, and big-picture memoir. For the full list of what she’s looking for, see her website.

Biography

Devon Halliday joined Transatlantic as a Literary Agent in 2020, and represents a diverse range of authors in genres including fiction (literary, speculative, psychological suspense, upmarket, short stories, graphic) and nonfiction (journalistic, research-based, memoir, essay collections, illustrated).

Previously, she worked as a literary agent at Susanna Lea Associates and as a scouting assistant at Sanford J. Greenburger Associates. She has held internships at Writers House, Maria B. Campbell Associates, Folio Literary Management, and Susanna Lea Associates. Beyond her experience in publishing, she has worked as a career advisor and barista.

Devon grew up in Athens, OH, and studied Comparative Literature at Brown University. After years in the NYC publishing scene, she returned to Ohio and now works full-time as an agent, with occasional counter shifts at her husband’s bakery.