Get to Know an Agent in Attendance: Rachel Altemose of Salky Literary Management

Rachel Altemose (she/hers) is a literary agent and has been with Salky Literary Management since its inception in 2019. Prior to SLM, she interned at Eden Street Literary Agency and attended the Columbia Publishing Course.

She has a burgeoning list of picture book, middle grade, young adult, narrative/serious nonfiction, and literary fiction authors, and also assists Jesseca, Eryn, Kate, and Charlotte with SLM and CSLA clients.

Rachel is a lifelong lover of storytelling and graduated from Vassar College with degrees in English and drama. She is interested in a diverse array of genres (children’s through adult) and is particularly keen on narratives with unique voices, diverse perspectives, immersive settings, complicated familial relationships, young/twenty-something protagonists, magical realism/surrealism, or experimental style.

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