Penny Moore

Aevitas Creative Management

Penny Moore represents children’s literature, mainly middle grade and young adult fiction and nonfiction. Though she’s interested in all genres, she’s specifically seeking inventive works featuring breakout voices and compelling plot lines that will make young readers feel seen and heard for the first time.

Her list includes standout authors such as: Akemi Dawn Bowman, Shawn Amos, Waka T. Brown, Auriane Desombre, Lyla Lee, Sangu Mandanna, Nicki Pau Preto, Maya Prasad, Rona Wang, Jenna Yoon, and Katie Zhao.

Moore graduated from the University of Georgia with a double degree in Linguistics and Japanese Language & Literature. During her time as an undergraduate, she also studied comparative literature at top universities in Japan and South Korea. Penny joined Aevitas in 2018, starting in the industry as an assistant/associate agent at FinePrint Literary Management in 2014, then joining Empire Literary as an agent two years later, where she built out the children’s portion of the agency’s list.

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