Get to Know an Agent in Attendance: Valerie Noble of Donaghy Literary Group

Screen Shot 2016-11-22 at 2.36.39 PM.pngValerie Noble is the senior agent at Donaghy Literary Group.  

Valerie loves science fiction and fantasy (think Kristin Cashore and Suzanne Collins) but reads everything under the sun. For her, it’s more about the writing and less about the genre. In saying that, Valerie is generally not interested in romance or paranormal.

She is actively seeking young adult fiction and adult fiction in the following areas:

  • Science Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Historical Fantasy
  • Historical Fiction

While studying chemistry at California State University, Long Beach, Valerie mastered the art of doing proper research, particularly for technical writing. Her love of science and reading merged when she began penning her first novel in the midst of her studies. In true scientific fashion, Valerie researched all there was to know about publishing. She connected with agents, editors, and other writers, and interned for Jessica Sinsheimer of Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency.

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