Jess Dallow

Brower Literary and Management

My Manuscript Wish List

I represent Adult across multiple genres.

What I’m always looking for:
  • Diverse characters, whether that be BIPOC, religion (specifically Jewish stories), sexual orientation, etc.
  • Lived experiences
What I’m NOT looking for:
  • Picture books
  • Board books
  • Middle grade
  • YA (at this time, although that can possibly change down the line)
  • Manuscripts over 120k. In the genres I represent, there’s no reason for it to be that long.
  • Mobs, spies, mafia, drug mules, military, government conspiracies, or cartel stories
  • War novels
  • Fantasy or sci-fi
  • Novellas
  • Short stories
  • Poetry
  • Lyrical novels
More specifically, I am looking for:
  • LGBTQ romances (Would really really love a Bi or sapphic relationship)
  • Small town romances. Something like Virgin River, Hart of Dixie, or Sweet Home Alabama.
  • Wish fulfillment books.
  • Romantic suspense
  • Domestic suspense
  • Psychological thrillers
  • Child psychopath thriller
  • Serial killers (or children of)
  • Books that feature a Jewish protagonist. I'd love to see how heritage and traditions play into the novel (but do not want the book to be about religion).
  • Munchausen Syndrome (also by proxy)

Fun facts about me:
  • I was an intern on The Young and the Restless the summer before my senior year of college. I spent most of my time hanging out in dressing rooms and taking pictures on set.
  • In my spare time, I am a cat sitter
  • I majored in screenwriting and I spent my childhood wanting to write for soap operas.
  • I wrote fanfiction for Days of our Lives, Law and Order: SVU, Castle, and The Good Wife for many many years (but never all at once).

Submission Guidelines

Submissions should be emailed to queries@browerliterary.com

 

  • Send all queries to queries@browerliterary.com with “QUERY: [Project Title/Agent Querying]” in the subject line.
  • Email should include a query letter, a full synopsis, and your first chapter, pasted into the email (NO attachments please)
  • All manuscripts must be completed. Please do not send queries for projects that have not yet been completed.
  • Please only send a query for new manuscripts. I don't represent manuscripts that have been self-published or published by a smaller press.
  • Please send your submission through e-mail ONLY (no social media, snail mail, etc.)

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Vital Info

Agent
Fiction: Commercial, General, LGBTQ, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, Women’s Fiction

Favorite sub-genres:
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My favorites include...

Movies:

  • Scream (all of them, even the bad ones)
  • The Proposal
  • Pretty Woman
  • Anything written/directed by Nancy Meyers
  • Working Girl
  • The First Wives Club

TV:

  • Law and Order: SVU/OC
  • Grey's Anatomy
  • 911/911: Lone Star
  • Friends
  • Cougar Town
  • Succession
  • Bones

Books:

  • Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage
  • Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  • Anything by Jodi Picoult
  • The Light We Lost by Jill Santopolo
  • We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
  • Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

 

 

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