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

December 16, 2017

Win a Bundle of My 2017 Authors Books!

Ah, the end of the year is here. It was a pretty lovely year agent-wise. A bunch of (announced!) deals, including seven new YA novels, a memoir, a cookbook, and two adult sci-fi and fantasy books, which is making 2018 and 2019 shape up to be really bus ...

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December 7, 2017

Deals: REBELS GIRLS by Elizabeth Keenan Acquired by Harlequin Teen!

During my first few months of agenting, I was lucky enough to get sent a manuscript from Elizabeth Keenan. It did what I love most when it comes to YA. It was a mashup of genres with a powerful message. On one end, it's a YA contemporary novel about fe ...

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November 17, 2017

Deals: HERE & NOW & THEN by Mike Chen Acquired by MIRA Books in Two Book Deal

This book has had an adventure. One that Mike dishes in this excellent blog post. Because that's his story to share. As for my side of it all, let me dish. Mike Chen queried me a few months after I had become an agent. I still had zero sales, and littl ...

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