I love these agent interviews. They’re always so insightful. Thanks to Amy for sharing this!
Today, we’re interviewing Rachael Dugas of Talcott Notch Literary Services. If you’re looking for a literary agent, Rachael might be the one for you! Welcome, Rachel!
Me: How did you become an agent?
Rachael: I’ve always been very passionate about books and reading. I studied English at Ithaca College, but I wasn’t 100% sure what I wanted to do with my degree. I briefly considered grad school, but I knew deep down that going the MA/PhD route wasn’t the right path for me. (I used to joke that I was a terrible English major because I would study these amazing classic works in class and then go home and devour the most vapid YA novels—and have much more fun doing it!) I knew I didn’t really want to teach and I thought publishing seemed interesting, so I decided to go for it. I really didn’t know much about the industry—I just knew that I wanted to…
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