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Colleen Oefelein

MacGregor and Luedeke Literary Agency

Colleen is a disabled veteran of the US Air Force with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, with a focus in Biotechnology, and a Bachelor of Science in German with a minor in International Business, both from Penn State. With over a decade of experience in the publishing industry, Colleen has worked at a couple literary agencies as both an associate agent and PR manager. She’s hosted numerous “Pitch Perfect” and “Rejection Correction” workshops on Facebook and at conferences nationwide and mentored several authors one-on-one through online pitch contests such as Pitch Wars. Also an author of young adult fantasy and true crime memoir, Colleen has a deep appreciation for the bond between an author and their art as well as a keen understanding of the PR world, having been featured multiple times in People Magazine, on Inside Edition, Fox News, and on 20/20, as well as on many Christian podcasts. Colleen lives in Alaska with her husband, son, and boerboel. A former 911 call taker and dispatcher for Alaska State Troopers, she has a soft spot for veterans and law enforcement families. In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors and teaches creative writing workshops and Irish dance to homeschoolers.

Subject Focus

Fiction: Mystery/Crime
Fiction: Women’s/Romance
NF: Memoir
NF: Pop Culture
NF: True Crime



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