Rachel Orr

Literary Agent, Prospect Agency

Rachel Orr is celebrating her seventeenth year at Prospect Agency, where she represents both authors and illustrators in projects ranging from board books through YA. She previously worked for eight rewarding years at HarperCollins Children’s Books and uses those editorial skills to help prepare her clients’ work for submission. Her clients include Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen and Leeza Hernandez (ROXIE LOVES ADVENTURE), Steve Breen (SKY & TY), Cathy Carr (LOST KITES AND OTHER TREASURES), Cori Doerrfeld (THE RABBIT LISTENED), Lauren Glattly (PROPER BADGER WOULD NEVER!) and Susie Lee Jin (KING OF THE MOUNTAIN!). A native of Pittsburgh and a graduate of Kenyon College, she currently lives in Hoboken, New Jersey, with her husband and two children, where she enjoys dancing, running and reading, of course.

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