Christa Heschke (Cifelli)

McIntosh & Otis, Inc.

CHRISTA HESCHKE graduated from Binghamton University with a major in English and a minor in Anthropology. She started in publishing as an intern at both Writers House and Sterling Lord Literistic, where she fell in love with the agency side of publishing. Christa has been at McIntosh and Otis, Inc. in the Children’s Literature Department since 2009 where she is actively acquiring for all age groups in children’s.

Submissions Open

Subject Focus

Fiction: Horror
Fiction: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Fiction: Women’s/Romance
Children’s: Graphic Novel
Children’s: Middle Grade Fiction
Children’s: Middle Grade Non-Fiction
Children’s: Picture Book
Children’s: Young Adult Fiction
Children’s: General
Children's: Fantasy



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How to successfully present your work

Please send a query letter, synopsis, and the first three consecutive chapters (not to exceed 25 pages) of the manuscript along with an author bio and any relevant illustrations. I accept submissions through Query Manager: