Kate McKean

Howard Morhaim Literary Agency, Inc.

Kate McKean joined HMLA, Inc. in 2006. She earned her master’s degree in fiction writing at the University of Southern Mississippi and began her publishing career at the University Press of Florida. In addition to working with clients, she is an adjunct professor at New York University, and writes the newsletter Agents & Books, found at www.katemckean.substack.com.

Submissions Closed

Subject Focus

Fiction: Debut
Fiction: Horror
Fiction: Paranormal
Fiction: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Fiction: Women’s/Romance
Fiction: General/Other Fiction
Fiction: Literary
NF: How-To
NF: Humor
NF: Illustrated/Art
NF: Memoir
NF: Narrative
NF: Parenting
NF: Pop Culture
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



Years of Industry Experience

Submission Requirements

How to successfully present your work

Please email your query letter and the first three chapters of your novel or your full non-fiction book proposal. Email attachments are acceptable. No snail mail submissions will be considered. You may only query one agent at our agency per project, and please only query one project at a time. Our response time to most queries is 8-12 weeks.