Alexa Donne

Writer of book-shaped things

Blog Posts & Agent Interviews

Agent Interview: Monika Verma of Levine Greenberg Rostan

At long last, I am actually interviewing my own agent! Monika is an agent with Levine Greenberg Rostan, which represents an impressive roster of fiction and non-fiction, with clients that include Gillian Flynn, Chuck Closterman, Alice LaPlante, Marc Maron, Nick...

Agent Interview: Kate Testerman of KT Literary

As a kick off to blogging regularly again (hello, incredibly slow moving first draft of second book!), I’m pleased to welcome the wonderful Kate Testerman! KT Literary is a powerhouse in the YA and MG world with an impressive, eclectic stable of fantastic...

Agent Interview: Beth Phelan of The Bent Agency

I’m pleased to have Beth Phelan on the blog! Beth joined The Bent Agency in the fall of 2013 and is actively building her list. In addition to the below interview, Beth is active on Twitter and has tweeted about her #MSWL, and also participated in several pitch...

Agent Interview: Bridget Smith of Dunham Literary

Welcome Bridget Smith on the blog! Bridget is a literary agent with Dunham Literary, and also runs a fabulous podcast that covers agenting, publishing and fannishness. If you’re not listening to Shipping & Handling, which she records with fellow agent...

Agent Interivew: Carlie Webber of CK Webber Associates

Please welcome the fabulous agent Carlie Webber to the blog! Carlie and I go way back–we met in NYC through a mutual friend in 2005, and Carlie was one of the agents that attended Ascendio 2012, the HP conference at which I organized a YA lit track. I’ve...



YA light science fiction

Currently on Submission

Seventeen-year-old Grace Harper is destined to become President. Or so Colin, a time-traveling fanboy, tells her. But this newfound knowledge changes Grace’s present–and future—which upsets a sinister agency, hell-bent on correcting matters.


YA urban fantasy

Work in progress

Sky High meets Eureka

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