Literary Agent & Author

Eric Smith is an author and literary agent with P.S. Literary. You can check out what he's looking for on his manuscript wishlist page.

His books include The Geek's Guide to Dating (Quirk, 2013), Inked (Bloomsbury, 2015), Branded (Bloomsbury, 2017), and the forthcoming The Girl and the Grove (Flux, 2018).

He also edited the adoption-themed YA anthology, Welcome Home (Flux, 2017).

Check out some of his clients' books, below!

By Lindsey Smith
Wednesday Books
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By Samira Ahmed
Soho Teen
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By Samira Ahmed
Hot Key Books (U.K.)
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By Rebecca Phillips
HarperTeen
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By Dave Connis
Sky Pony Press
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By Rebecca Phillips
HarperTeen
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By Anna Hecker
Sky Pony Press
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FEATURED BOOK

LOVE HATE & OTHER FILTERS
by Samira Ahmed
Out January 16th, 2018 with Soho Teen

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ABA "Indies Introduce" Selection for Winter/Spring 2018
ABA IndieNext "Top Pick"
Spring 2018 B&N Discover Great New Writers Selection

"... shines with heart and hope in the face of prejudice. Samira Ahmed is a bright new star in the YA firmament." —Marieke Nijkamp, New York Times bestselling author of This Is Where It Ends

"This smart, heartbreaking, honest debut novel is as timely as it is hopeful. Ahmed tackles weighty issues with thoughtfulness and flair. I was completely swept away." —Sandhya Menon, New York Times bestselling author of When Dimple Met Rishi

January 19, 2018

Deals: THE FIFTEEN WONDERS OF DANIEL GREEN by Erica Boyce Murphy Acquired by Sourcebooks!

Back in July, Erica Boyce Murphy had nudged me for a query critique through Manuscript Academy. I love doing these sort of things, helping writers polish their queries, and a huge thank you goes out to Jessica Sinsheimer and Julie Kingsley for having m ...

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January 9, 2018

Perfect Pitch: Samira Ahmed's Love Hate & Other Filters

Oh, hi there writers! One question I get asked all the time, is how to craft a good query letter. At conferences. On Twitter. From random acquaintances on Facebook. So, what better way to help querying writers... than to start sharing a couple outstand ...

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January 3, 2018

Win One of Two Sets of Laura Tims' Books For Your School Library

Story time. Samira Ahmed's LOVE HATE & OTHER FILTERS comes out in two weeks, and I'm just so excited about it. I've told the story a few times, about finding Samira in a Twitter pitch contest. But there was someone in the middle of all that, who po ...

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