Get to Know an Agent in Attendance: Shari Maurer of The Stringer Literary Agency

Shari Maurer is a literary agent with The Stringer Literary Agency.

Shari graduated from Duke University with a degree in English, and later studied Dramatic Writing at NYU. Following a stint at The Children’s Television Workshop on international productions of Sesame Street, she published both novels and nonfiction, and worked as a writer and editor. Shari has also written Parenting & Lifestyle columns for several websites. A mother of three, she lives in New York with her husband.

In fiction, she seeks:

  • Picture Books
  • Middle Grade: Contemporary, Historical, Literary and Mystery
  • YA: Contemporary, Historical, Literary, Mystery

In nonfiction, she seeks:

  • Juvenile (YA and Middle Grade)
  • Memoir
  • Narrative
  • Parenting
  • Popular Science

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