Screenland Literary Associates is a literary agency committed to discovering new voices in children’s literature—both authors and author/illustrators—and connecting them to the publishers that will best bring their works to young readers.
It’s our commitment to our authors that we
• Recognize the unique strengths of each client and craft an individual plan for selling each book to publishers, movies, TV, and merchandise.
• Involve writers in every step of the selling of their work.
• Represent the artist in all facets of contractual negotiations in an honest, ethical, and personal manner.
WHO WE ARE
Screenland LA is a one-stop children’s literary agency, led by children’s publishing veteran Paula Allen, that works hard to match authors to publishers worldwide. We’re here to manage your book’s entire career, from finding a publisher and getting it published to managing your merchandise, theatrical and television sub-rights on the book as well. It’s your baby, and we will make sure that it has a long and healthy life.
WHAT WE DO
Screenland LA works personally with authors and author illustrators, navigating the choices and problems that sometimes occur in the publishing process, whether editorial or contractual. By helping you understand the business of writing for children, you can develop reasonable goals for your manuscripts and can better direct your future
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
With over 25 years’ experience, we consider ourselves specialists in all manner of children’s literature, including picture books, middle-grade readers, series, and young adult novels. We’ll develop an individualized plan for your manuscript submission, from editorial assistance to a sales plan for pitching your manuscript to publishers and entertainment
HOW WE WORK
Once we have a handshake on a deal Screenland LA will act as agent for your publishing contracts to ensure all of your rights are protected. As your representative, we’re committed to getting you the best deal, protecting your interests, and keeping you involved in the process.
Screenland has a well-respected team of associates in the USA and overseas that will ensure your manuscript is being looked after worldwide. We have contacts in Europe, Latin America, Japan, and China, and your manuscript(s) are offered to publishers globally. We also have contacts within the entertainment world so that all of your intellectual property rights are managed to your comfort level.