Melissa Richeson is an Associate Agent at Apokedak Literary Agency, where she happily represents books for kids in both the general market and the Christian market. In addition to working alongside her clients as an agent, Melissa has been writing professionally for years. Her publishing credits include The Washington Post, Focus on the Family, Florida Today, Space Coast Parent, Chicken Soup for the Soul, and many more. Melissa also has a background in marketing, which gives her a keen eye for the salability of manuscripts, and she served briefly as an elementary literature teacher, where she thrived on helping young readers fall in love with books.
You can connect with Melissa on Twitter @MelissaRicheson or query her with children’s projects at [email protected].
Melissa is actively building her client list and is looking for authors and illustrators who: