Sarah Fuentes joined Fletcher and Co. in 2016. She represents a range of literary fiction and nonfiction, including voice-driven memoir, narrative reportage, and cultural history and criticism. She studied Literature and Art History at Vassar College, and began her publishing career at The Wylie Agency.
More About Sarah
What are you currently reading?
Luster by Raven Leilani, Want by Lynn Steger Strong.
What’s important/interesting for potential clients to know about you and what you’re looking for?
In fiction, I’m always looking for a distinct narrative voice and fresh prose. I’m particularly drawn to stories that explore the complicated inner-workings of relationships, whether between family members, friends, or romantic partners. I’d love to find something in the vein of Sally Rooney’s Normal People, Shelia Heti’s Motherhood, Jenny Offill’s Dept. of Speculation, or Elif Batuman’s The Idiot. I’m also a sucker for a dark, off-beat comedy like Patrick deWitt’s French Exit or Ottessa Moshfegh’s My Year of Rest and Relaxation.
On the nonfiction side, I’m interested in voice-driven and literary memoir (like Rachel Cusk, Deborah Levy, or Heidi Julavits), narrative reportage, cultural history and criticism, and history with a surprising point of view. I’m always keen to read work that explores pop culture in a serious, critical way.
What are you NOT looking for?
Genre fiction, women’s fiction, YA, spiritual or religious books.