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ABOUT THE AGENT:

Eve MacSweeney is a Principal Agent with Calligraph, a full-service literary agency with offices in New York and Boston.

Eve MacSweeney moved into agenting after an extensive career as a journalist and editor, most recently as Features Director of Vogue, where she worked for 17 years. There she assigned writers including Elizabeth Rubin, Edmund White, Lena Dunham, Hilton Als, Sally Rooney, and Rachel Kushner, and edited several books, among them Grace: A Memoir by Grace Coddington and Nostalgia in Vogue, featuring essays by James Salter, Kennedy Fraser, Patti Smith, Joan Didion, and Lydia Davis.

Eve joined Calligraph after four years at Fletcher & Company, where her projects included memoirs focused on the criminal justice system, three novels by the author Jane L. Rosen, a science-based investigation into human aptitudes, and a biography of Gala Dalí. 

EVE IS SEEKING:

“Bringing her editorial experience and close working relationships with writers to the field, Eve is developing narrative non-fiction and literary fiction titles that speak to her interest in emotionally driven stories, singular voices, and compelling social issues, particularly as they concern the lives of women.”

HOW TO SUBMIT:

Please send a query letter to submissions@calligraphlit.com with a brief synopsis of your work and a short bio, along with 25 pages of sample material in the body of the email (no attachments will be opened). Include the name of the agent you are querying in the subject line of the email, along with the title of your project and its genre. 

Address your query to the agent you believe is the best fit for your work (consult our profiles on the website for information about each agent). Please do not query the agent directly. All submissions must be sent to the email address above to be considered.

Due to the volume of queries we receive, we regret that we cannot respond to each one. If we are interested in reading more, we will be in touch with you. We do not represent screenplays. We do not accept queries by postal mail or by phone.

 

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