Stacey Graham

3 Seas Literary Agency

My Manuscript Wish List

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)
  • Spooky and/or hilarious middle grade
  • 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
  • Graphic novels — MG/YA/Adult​
  • Ghost stories and Gothic horror
  • YA horror (lite)
  • YA paranormal — ghost stories
  • YA thriller

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

Submissions should be emailed to

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

Guidelines & Details


Vital Info

Fiction: Graphic Novel, Horror, Middle Grade, Romance, Women’s Fiction, Young Adult
Non-Fiction: Crafts/DIY, Illustrated, LGBTQ, Pop Culture

Favorite sub-genres: Contemporary Romance, Gothic Horror, Upmarket Women's Fiction
I'd like the next...

Sleepy Hollow. I love the combination of legend plus terror with a little quirky romance thrown in.

Part of Your World by Abby Jimenez.

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson.

Book Lovers by Emily Henry.

The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw.

The Hazel Wood series by Melissa Albert.

My favorites include...

Books: People We Meet on Vacation, The Haunting of Hill House, Persuasion, The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter, Let's Pretend This Never Happened

Films: Rom-coms

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