Always a passionate reader, Mary C. Moore made the career change to publishing in her early thirties. She graduated from Mills College, Oakland with a MFA in Creative Writing and English, dabbled in freelance editing and copy-writing, before starting an internship at Kimberley Cameron & Associates. She quickly fell in love with agenting, and dedicated two years as Kimberley’s assistant, before beginning her own client list in 2015. In 2019 she officially began agenting full time, and became a full member of the Association of American Literary Agents in 2020.
She reads widely and enjoys all fiction genres, but especially likes bookclub fiction with light speculative elements, female detective stories, whimsical middle-grade, and young adult that explores identity and culture. Please note, her client list is currently very full and she is taking parental leave in the spring, so she will not be open to submissions until fall of 2022, if not winter 2023. Her colleagues Dorian Maffei and Lisa Abellera represent the same genres and age ranges she does, so in the interim please consider submitting to them.
She does not represent non-fiction (including memoir), picture books, or self-published projects.