Erin Niumata

Folio Literary Management

Erin Niumata has been in publishing for almost three decades. She started as an editorial assistant at Simon and Schuster in the Touchstone/Fireside division for several years; then moved over to Harper Collins as an editor, and then she went to Avalon Books as the Editorial Director. Erin has edited many authors including Leon Uris, Stuart Woods, Erica Jong, Brenda Maddox, Lawrence Otis Graham, Joan Rivers, and more. She has represented NY Times bestselling cowboy romance writer Carolyn Brown, Discovery Channel’s Fast N Loud, North America, and Cash Cab; TLC’s The Cake Boss, Diesel Brothers, and Extreme Couponing; Animal Planet’s Too Cute, Finding Bigfoot, River Monsters, and Puppy Bowl; NASA's Above and Beyond; Science Channel’s How It’s Made; Smithsonian Institute’s The Red Planet, inspirational speaker Josh Shipp, viral content creator Tyler Merritt, skin care expert and co-founder of SoKo Glam Charlotte Cho, Hello Fears internet sensation Michelle Poler, Average People Problems founder Sam Matt, chef/baker Grant Melton, humorist Jen Lancaster, humorist Jennifer Mann, blogger Anna Lind Thomas, and many more. She’s worked on multiple NY Times Bestsellers.

630 9th Avenue,, Suite 1009

New York, NY, 10036

Submissions Open

Subject Focus

Fiction: Debut
Fiction: Thriller
Fiction: Women’s/Romance
Fiction: General/Other Fiction
NF: Cooking
NF: Humor
NF: Lifestyle
NF: Memoir
NF: Parenting
NF: Pop Culture
NF: Religion/Spirituality
Non-Fiction: Advice/Relationships


18 years with 14 years as an editor

Years of Industry Experience


Member Since

Submission Requirements

How to successfully present your work

I'm open for submission three times a year. March, July and November. Please submit queries to Please include the query letter and first ten pages of your manuscript or proposal in the body of the email. Please be sure to write QUERY in the subject line as this will ensure I do not miss your letter. N.B.: This email address is for queries and submissions only.