Sarah Gerton

New Leaf Literary & Media

Sarah Gerton is an Associate Literary Agent and Subrights Associate at New Leaf Literary & Media. She is seeking fiction and select narrative nonfiction for middle grade, young adult, and crossover adult readers. She’s eager to read YA and MG fiction of all genres; on the adult side, she is primarily interested in sci-fi, fantasy, and horror. Across the board, she gravitates toward unforgettable characters and striking prose. Before joining New Leaf, she worked at Curtis Brown, Ltd., and graduated from Wesleyan University and the Columbia Publishing Course. Originally from small-town Minnesota, she's now based in Queens and enjoys exploring the city's restaurants and bookstores.

Submissions Open

Subject Focus

Fiction: Horror
Fiction: Paranormal
Fiction: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Children’s: Young Adult Fiction
Children's: Fantasy



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How to successfully present your work

Please send queries to with my name and the category/genre (ie, PB, chapter book, MG, YA, adult fiction, adult nonfiction, etc.) in the subject line--ie "Query, Sarah Gerton, YA fantasy." You may include up to 5 double-spaced sample pages within the body of the email; please don't include attachments unless specifically requested.