- Author Saundra Mitchell will read the first 10 pages of a YA novel (any genre) from the top 10 bidders, and offer general notes on those pages.*
- If any of those pages are amazing and ready to be seen by an agent, she will personally forward them to agent Jim McCarthy of DGLM for his consideration.**
** Saundra does not guarantee to forward any pages, nor does Jim guarantee to request from any forwarded pages.
*** ONLY INCREASING BIDS COUNT TOWARD TOP TEN.
Saundra Mitchell is a longtime screenwriter and author. Random House‘s Delacorte Press published her debut novel, Shadowed Summer, in 2009. Harcourt Children’s Books Children’s published her new novel for teens, The Vespertine, in 2011, with its companion novel, The Springsweet following in Spring 2012.
Jim McCarthy interned for DGLM while studying urban design at New York University. Upon graduating, Jim realized he would much rather continue working with books than make the jump (as he had originally intended) to the field of city planning. He is now a Vice President at DGLM, and represents a diverse client base including YA authors Danny Marks, Cyn Balog, Jackson Pearce, Suzanne Young, Jessica Spotswood, Saundra Mitchell and NYT bestselling authors Richelle Mead and Carrie Ryan.