Stacey Graham

3 Seas Literary Agency

My Manuscript Wish List®

—Closed to queries until 2024—

Welcome! I’m Stacey Graham, an agent with 3 Seas Literary representing talented authors and illustrators from around the globe in picture books, middle grade, romance, graphic novels, and nonfiction.


  • Romance (currently on referral only)
  • Nonfiction — I’m looking for fun, quirky, fascinating topics with strong commercial appeal and a great platform. Specifically looking for how-to books, antiques, thrifting, flea market finds/decorating, and craft books.
    • Home decorating/interior design/landscape design
    • LGBTQ+
    • Lifestyle
    • Nature
    • Offbeat/Quirky
    • Pop culture
    • Cookbooks with a great hook
  • Graphic novels — MG/YA/Adult​
  • Ghost stories and Gothic horror
  • YA horror (lite)
  • YA paranormal — ghost stories
  • YA thriller
  • Upmarket fiction
  • Book club fiction

To pitch me your project, please visit QueryManager with your query, synopsis, and first chapter for fiction or your query and full book proposal for nonfiction. For graphic novels, please submit query and a link to your portfolio.

What am I looking for on my #MSWL? My Pinterest page has a great selection of projects I’ve sold, projects I wish I had sold, and ideas that I’m looking for in books now. 

I’m not the best fit for:
High fantasy

Fun facts about me:

Stacey is teaching Writing Villains We Love to Hate. She is also is taking ten-minute meetings and critiques with The Manuscript Academy. #MSWLMA 

Submission Guidelines

Prep your pro pitch packet for submission! 

  • Query

    • 250-300 words

    • Discuss stakes, world, main characters, why readers will love/be invested in your main characters’ stories

    • What’s the hook?

    • Brief bio including professional writing credits

    • For nonfiction projects, please include professional affiliations if applicable

  • Synopsis

  • Sample chapters

    • Two sample chapters

    • Doc or Docx only

    • I suggest naming the file something such as: LASTNAME-TITLE-Partial (or full)

  • Nonfiction book proposal: Need a guide? I break it down bit by bit here

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