Sarah N. Fisk

The Tobias Literary Agency

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Sarah N. Fisk is a former mechanical engineer who made the switch to publishing in 2011. They have worked in the publishing industry as an editorial assistant, author’s assistant, publicist, and art director. Sarah is a former Pitch Wars mentor, board member, and Agent Liaison. They host the podcast Queries, Qualms, & Quirks and have a passion for spreadsheets. Sarah is one of the founding members of Disability in Publishing. Updated info can always be found at


  • Young Adult (all genres)
  • Middle Grade (all genres)
  • Adult Romance
  • Adult Science Fiction, Fantasy, and other Speculative Fiction except for hardcore horror

Particular Areas of Interest:

  • atmospheric fantasies
  • speculative mysteries
  • books that challenge societal norms, especially gender norms
  • personal interest in stories featuring queer characters
  • personal interest in characters with disability, neurodiversity, chronic illness, or mental health challenges
  • great or complicated sibling relationships
  • small town or midwestern settings
  • intriguing villains
  • mysteries woven into other genres
  • characters I can’t get out of my head
  • smart heroines

Not for me:

  • Hardcore horror
  • I am not interested in stories that center around who gets to rule an empire
  • Not interested in stories that center around sexual assault or have on-the-page rape scenes
  • Any Adult genres not listed

Submission Guidelines

Please submit your query, synopsis, and first three chapters at the link.

Guidelines & Details

Vital Info

Fiction: Fantasy, Middle Grade, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult

Favorite sub-genres:
I'd like the next...
  • Little Thieves by Margaret Owen
  • The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
  • Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas
  • Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao
  • Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo
  • Beasts of Prey by Ayana Gray
  • A Lesson in Vengeance by Victoria Lee
  • Legendborn by Tracy Deon
  • Daniel José Older
  • White Trash Warlock by David R. Slayton
  • Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir
  • The Warehouse by Rob Hart
  • The Ex Talk by Rachel Lynn Solomon
  • Red, White, & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
  • Helen Hoang

My favorites include...
  • Schitt's Creek
  • Kellye Garrett
  • Cozy mysteries
  • Lucifer (tv)
  • The Old Guard
  • Legends of Tomorrow
  • Great British Baking Show
  • The Good Place
  • Wynonna Earp
  • The Princess Switch

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