Michelle Brower has represented the New York Times bestseller The House Girl by Tara Conklin; bestselling historical fiction author Hazel Gaynor; the Barnes & Noble Discover Pick The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler; and The Returned by Jason Mott, which was turned into the television series Resurrection on ABC. After graduating from New York University with a MA degree in literature, Brower began her career in agenting at Wendy Sherman Associates. Before joining Aevitas, she was a Senior Vice President at Folio Literary Management. Brower represents fiction and narrative non-fiction out of the New York office of Aevitas. Her interests include book club fiction (a commercial concept with a literary execution), literary fiction (including with an element of genre), and smart women’s fiction. She also represents select young adult, middle grade, and memoir projects. Some of her favorite non-client writers are Emily St. John Mandel, Maggie Shipstead, Tana French, and Barbara Kingsolver.
- Exceptional writing of any kind
- Literary suspense
- Book club fiction