Jennifer DeChiara, President and owner of the Jennifer DeChiara Literary Agency, which she founded in 2001 and which was named one of the top 25 agencies in the country by Writer’s Digest. They are actively looking for children’s books for all ages and adult fiction and non-fiction in a wide range of genres. The agency represents many award-winning, best-selling authors, including Pen Award-winner Carol Lynch Williams, Lambda Award-winning YA author Brent Hartinger, children’s authors Carol Aebersold and Chanda Bell, whose Elf on the Shelf is sweeping the country, and #1 New York Times best-selling author Sylvia Browne. The agency also represents children’s book illustrators, including Peabody Award-winner Tom John, and has a full staff to handle not only film and foreign sales, but also publicity, media presentation, and merchandising; the agency also has a speakers bureau. Please visit their website at www.jdlit.com for more information.