Coleen O'Shea

The O'Shea Agency Inc

Coleen O'Shea started The O'Shea Agency after holding executive editorial positions at major trade publishers, where she worked with bestselling fiction and nonfiction authors and helped to develop publishing programs. With a strong editorial and publishing background, as a literary agent she works actively with her clients to develop, publish and promote their books and brand. She looks for authors with cutting-edge ideas whose voices are empowering, inclusive and accessible. Coleen's client list focuses on health, wellness, inspirational self-help, parenting, nutrition, cooking, baking, cocktails, mind body spirit, lifestyle, nature and gardening, narrative nonfiction, business and pop culture.

Submissions Open

Subject Focus

NF: Business/Investing/Finance
NF: Cooking
NF: Diet
NF: Health
NF: How-To
NF: Illustrated/Art
NF: Lifestyle
NF: Memoir
NF: Narrative
NF: Parenting
NF: Pop Culture
NF: Reference
NF: Religion/Spirituality
NF: Science
NF: Sports
NF: General/Other Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction: Advice/Relationships



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Submission Requirements

How to successfully present your work

We accept queries only by email: or Include a brief summary of the work and platform or qualifications. No attachments. Tell us what makes your project stand out. If we are intrigued to see more, you will hear from us. While we truly respect the work of writers, we will only respond to the projects that might be right for our agency.