Erzsi Deak

Hen&ink Literary Studio

Erzsi Deak represents a diverse list of authors and illustrators of board books, picture books, middle-grade, and young adult fiction and nonfiction. Her clients have been awarded the ALA Notable, the Irma Black Award, and the Julia Ward Howe Award, and regularly receive starred reviews from Kirkus, Booklist, Publishers Weekly as well as being selected by the Junior Library Guild. They are often featured as Best Books by the New York Public Library, Bank Street College, Kirkus, the CCBC, Mighty Girl, and other prestigious institutions. She loves illustrated books and is especially interested in seeing graphic storytelling in fiction and nonfiction for all ages. She's also hungry for voicey middle-grade and young adult fiction full of humor and heart.

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Subject Focus

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: Young Adult Non-Fiction
Children’s: General
Children's: Fantasy



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