Guide to Literary Agents & Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market

Cris was the editor of two annual publications from Writer's Digest Books, as part of the Writer's Market series: Guide to Literary Agents and Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market. You can learn more about the books in the series below, and pick up a copy at your local bookstore,, or


Guide to literary agents 2018

No matter what you’re writing—fiction or nonfiction, books for adults or children—securing a literary agent will help you get the best book deal possible from a traditional publisher. With listing information for more than 1,000 agents who represent writers and their books, Guide to Literary Agents 2018 will be your go-to resource. This updated edition includes: targeted profiles of literary agents who are actively building their client lists, plus informative articles on crafting the perfect first page, attending conferences, establishing a healthy critique group, and more.


children's writer's & illustrator's market 2018

If you’re a writer or an illustrator for young readers and your goal is to get published, Children’s Writer’s & Illustrator’s Market 2018 is just the resource you need. Now in its 30th edition, CWIM contains more than 500 listings for children’s book markets, including publishers, literary agents, magazines, contests, and more, making it the definitive guide for anyone seeking to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. These listings also include helpful information about who to contact, how to properly submit your work, and what categories each market accepts.