Kelly Peterson (she/her) is a literary agent with Rees Literary.
Kelly is a West Chester University graduate with a B.S.Ed in English and Literature. She worked as a Junior Literary Agent for two years before moving to Rees Literary Agency, continuing to champion her authors and the manuscripts she loves. Kelly seeks books in various genres within Middle Grade, Young Adult, and Adult age ranges. She is very interested in representing authors with marginalized own voices stories, witty and unique characters, pirates, witches, and dark fantasies.
In Middle Grade, she’s looking for:
Fantasy and sci-fi
Contemporary that touches on tough issues for young readers
In YA, she’s looking for:
Genres from contemporary, to high fantasy, to sci-fi (not the space kind) to paranormal (all the ghost stories, please!) and historical all the way back to rom-coms.
In Adult, Kelly represents:
Romance, fantasy, and sci-fi
Kelly is excited to expand her client list and find new authors who have a strong story to tell.