Molly O'Neill

Root Literary

Molly O’Neill is an agent with Root Literary. She loves the creative process and early-stage project development, is invigorated by business strategy and entrepreneurial thinking, and is fascinated by the intersections of creativity, commerce, storytelling, innovation, and community. Over the course of twenty years in publishing, she has worked as an editor and agent of award-winners, of #1 New York Times bestsellers and publishing phenomenons, as a marketing expert, and as a start-up executive; all of these skills now power her expertise as a literary agent and advocate for her clients and their careers. Her client list is comprised of both emerging and established authors, illustrators, and graphic novelists.

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Fiction: Women’s/Romance
NF: Pop Culture
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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