Jessica Faust – Literary Agent
Q: Who is Jessica Faust?
A: Jessica Faust is a literary agent and owner of BookEnds Literary Agency. A native of Minnesota, Jessica now lives in New Jersey with her family. Her personal interests include cooking, entertaining, reading, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
Q: What has Jessica done?
A: A veteran of publishing, Jessica began her career in 1994 as an acquisitions editor at Berkley Publishing, Macmillan, and Wiley, where she had the unique opportunity to acquire and edit both fiction and nonfiction. Jessica takes her editing experience to the agency, where she works closely with her authors to create the best possible proposal submissions.
Jessica has been a regular columnist with Romantic Times magazine, taught at New York University’s Continuing Education Program, been recognized as Agent of the Year by the NYC Romance Writers of America chapter, and is asked regularly to speak at writers’ conferences throughout the world. She is a member of RWA, MWA, and AAR.
Q: Where can I find Jessica?
A: Follow Jessica on Twitter! Or you can query her via email: JFsubmissions@bookends-inc.com
Twenty things you (probably) didn’t know about literary agent, Jessica Faust.
Jessica answers what the toughest part of being an agent is, how she feels about unique query letters, the most (and least) important part of writer’s conferences, how she takes her coffee and much more.