Get to Know an Agent in Attendance: Ben Miller-Callihan of Handspun Literary Agency

Ben Miller-Callihan is a literary agent at Handspun Literary Agency.

Ben (he/him/his) joined Handspun Literary Agency as an agent in 2019, after working behind the scenes since the agency’s founding in tech support and bookkeeping roles, as well as more than a decade teaching high school English.

His interests include humor, YA, fantasy and speculative fiction (especially decolonial sci-fi and fantasy), crossover fiction a la William Gibson and Erin Morgenstern, the macabre (for all ages), off-the-beaten-path folklore, Deaf culture and community, and anything food-related. Writers from historically excluded communities are especially welcomed.

A graduate of the University of Kentucky (B.A., English), and New York University (M.A., English Education), he lives in San Diego with his human, canine, and kitchen appliance families.

He is not currently accepting early reader or picture book submissions.

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