Amy Thrall Flynn
Rubin Pfeffer Content
Amy Thrall Flynn joined Rubin Pfeffer Content in 2019. A former Editor with Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, she believes in the power of books to connect, inspire, and affirm the lives of young people. In addition to her experience acquiring and shepherding dozens of books to publication while an editor, Amy holds a BA in American Literature from Middlebury College in Vermont, an MA in English (Simmons), and an MA in Children’s Literature from Simmons University, Boston. Amy has two grown children, and lives with her husband on a farm in Connecticut. Amy represents authors and illustrators of children's books. She is looking for unforgettable voices and fresh perspectives in all genres, with a focus on picture books, innovative nonfiction for ages 2 - 12, and character-driven middle grade novels.
Years of Industry Experience
How to successfully present your work
For picture books, please send the complete manuscript as a DOC or PDF file. Queries for novels and longer works should include a synopsis in the cover letter, and an attachment with the first 50 pages. Specifically for illustrators, please attach a dummy and art samples or a link to your portfolio. Please include any relevant information in your cover letter, such as previous publications, referrals, website address, and biography. Only electronic copies of manuscripts will be considered. We do our best to respond to submissions within six to eight weeks.