rebecca Stead, agent

Rebecca Stead, a graduate of NYU School of Law, joins The Book Group as a literary agent. She has written four novels for young people, including the bestsellers When You Reach Me, winner of the 2010 Newbery Medal, and Liar & Spy, which received the 2013 Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize. Rebecca looks forward to being both a collaborator in the creative process and an advocate for great books and their writers. She is particularly interested in innovative forms, diverse voices, and open-hearted fiction for middle graders and young adults.

A few books she loves... Tyrell by Coe Booth,  Skellig by David Almond,  Saffy’s Angel and Indigo’s Star by Hilary McKay,  One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia, Black Juice by Margo Lanagan, Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech, and Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman.

Please note that Rebecca Stead is not accepting submissions at this time.