Monica Odom

Odom Media Management

Monica Odom (she/her) founded her own agency in 2019, after working in publishing for nearly a decade, including roles as agent at Liza Dawson Associates and Bradford Literary Agency. She earned her M.S. in Publishing: Digital & Print Media from New York University, and has a B.A. in English from Montclair State University. She was also schooled in bookselling and event coordinating at her local indie, Watchung Booksellers. Monica is a member of the Association of American Literary Agents where she formerly served on the Board, the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, and as President of Literary Agents of Change. She is dedicated to the holistic and intentional expansion of intersectional diversity, equity, inclusivity and justice in the publishing industry.

Submissions Closed

Subject Focus

Fiction: Debut
Fiction: General/Other Fiction
Fiction: Literary
NF: Humor
NF: Illustrated/Art
NF: Lifestyle
NF: Memoir
NF: Narrative
NF: Pop Culture
NF: General/Other Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction: Advice/Relationships
Children’s: Graphic Novel
Children’s: Middle Grade Non-Fiction
Children’s: Picture Book
Children’s: Young Adult Non-Fiction



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Please address queries for Monica to with the query letter included in the body of the email.