Ethan Ellenberg

The Ethan Ellenberg Literary Agency

Ethan Ellenberg founded EELA in 1984 after working for Berkley and Bantam Books. He represents a wide range of fiction and non-fiction with an emphasis on Commercial Fiction. His most known clients include John Scalzi, Dennis E. Taylor, G. A. Aiken, MaryJanice Davidson, the Estates of Andre Norton and Bertrice Small and many others. He also represents children's book including Caldecott Medalist Eric Rohmann and the multi-honorred Candace Fleming

155 Suffolk St., Broadway

NY, NY, 10002

Submissions Open

Subject Focus

Fiction: Debut
Fiction: Horror
Fiction: Mystery/Crime
Fiction: New Adult
Fiction: Paranormal
Fiction: Thriller
Fiction: Women’s/Romance
Fiction: General/Other Fiction
NF: Biography
NF: History/Politics/Current Affairs
NF: True Crime
Children’s: Graphic Novel
Children’s: Middle Grade Fiction
Children’s: Middle Grade Non-Fiction
Children’s: Young Adult Fiction
Children’s: Young Adult Non-Fiction
Children’s: General
Children's: Fantasy



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Submission Requirements

How to successfully present your work

For fiction, please send a cover letter, a synopsis and the first 3 chapters of any novel. For non-fiction a proposal. For children's an appropriate mix of introduction, chapters or artwork depending on the book.