Paloma Hernando

Einstein Literary Management

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Paloma Hernando (she/her/hers) joined Einstein Literary Management as an Associate Agent in 2020. Paloma has been working in independent publishing since 2015, involved in editing, publishing, and selling mini-comics, zines, graphic novels, webcomics, and large-scale anthologies. A 2017 graduate of Maryland Institute College of Art, Paloma currently lives in Brooklyn.

My favorite books/comics that I’ve read recently are:
A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine, The Haunting of Tram Car 015 by P. Djèlí Clark, Witch Hat Atelier by Kamome Shirahama, Gleem by Freddie Carrasco, Skip by Molly Mendoza, and Chainsaw Man by Tatsuki Fujimoto

PLEASE NOTE: If you have any stories that involve the police, prison, or the military and don’t take an abolitionist stance on them, I am not the agent to send your query to.

Fun facts about me:

  • I am Argentinian and speak Spanish (and read Spanish books!)
  • I’ve tabled at over 30 different comic shows since starting in 2015
  • I used to help run a very active Fullmetal Alchemist fan-group on DeviantArt
  • I worked as a camp counselor for a summer LARP-ing camp
  • My favorite movie is High School Musical, my second favorite is Mulholland Drive
  • My go-to karaoke song is “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” by Whitney Houston

Submission Guidelines

Submissions should be emailed to

For prose, please submit a query letter and the first ten double-spaced pages of your manuscript in the body of the email (no attachments) to Please put “Paloma Hernando” and your MS title in the subject line of your email.

For illustrated works, if you’re submitting a comic or graphic novel, please attach appropriate pitch materials to your email and link me to your portfolio.

In your graphic novel pitch packet, please include:

  • Full, detailed synopsis of the work
  • Intros and descriptions of the main characters
  • Any relevant setting descriptions
  • 10 finished comic pages

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