Strachan Literary Agency is interested in strong, quality narrative writing, whether fiction or nonfiction: compelling stories, well told. Captivate us.  Intrigue us.  Tell us about things we've never known, or tell us about something we do know in a new and different way.

  • Fiction: Primarily literary fiction and upmarket commercial. In general no genre fiction, however will consider fiction with crossover potential if beautifully written.
  • Nonfiction: Narrative nonfiction, including memoirs and travel writing. Will consider other nonfiction projects if quirky or interesting.  Particularly interested in "single subject" books (think SALT, or COD, or MAUVE, etc.)
  • Children's: High quality YA or middle grade fiction. No picture books.

What we don't handle:

  • Most genre fiction (romance, mystery, science fiction, fantasy, thrillers) unless highly literary
  • Children's picture books
  • Poetry
  • Screenplays
PLEASE NOTE: If your manuscript is requested, please submit it as an email attachment in Word using Times New Roman 12 and double-spaced. Single-spaced manuscripts will not be considered.