About

IMG_7343Bree Ogden joined Red Sofa Literary Agency in the spring of 2015 after having been an agent with D4EO Literary for over 3 years and an associate literary agent at Martin Literary Management for nearly 2 years, representing a wide variety of literature from adult genres like horror, romance, and noir, to children’s, YA, and graphic novels.

Bree graduated with her BA in Philosophy from Southern Virginia University where she served as editor-in-chief of the University’s newsmagazine. She was awarded Most Valuable Player and Editor of the Year, as well as SVU’s Pioneer Award, an honor the University awards to two students each year. She then received her MA in Journalism with an emphasis in editing and expository writing at Northeastern University where she worked on both the New England Press Association Bulletin, and also served as the features editor of the premier campus music magazine, Tastemakers Magazine.

Bree has spent many years working as a freelance journalist and currently co-operates the macabre children’s magazine Underneath the Juniper Tree where she serves as Editorial Director. Bree is the Assistant Class Director for the Web site LitReactor.com where she also teaches Intro to Graphic Novel Writing and query letter writing. Bree is a judge for the Ghastly Awards–Honoring Excellence in Horror Comics, and a comics/TV writer at BloodyDisgusting.com.

bree@redsofaliterary.com

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• Email submissions only
• Paste the first five pages of your novel below your query
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Seeking:

~Highly artistic picture books (high brow art, think Varmints)

~Young Adult

~Adult

~Graphic Novels

~Some Select Nonfiction

~Humor

~Pop Culture

~Art books

Genre-specific (Both in Adult and YA):

~Transgressive fiction
~Genre horror
~Genre noir
~Genre romance 

~Erotica (obviously only in Adult and NA)

Bree’s wish list: (don’t limit your queries to these!)

• Dark (not angst-ridden)
• Realistic
• Psychological horror (with no paranormal elements)
• A Dexter-ish type YA black comedy (COMEDY being the operative word)
• A Roaring Twenties historical for YA
• A manuscript written in the era of Mad Men with panache and style
• A unique and theme-driven art book
• Any book dealing with Anne Boleyn
• Historical fiction (love crime-driven historical fiction, i.e. Black Dahlia)

**For more wish list items, you can check out my #MSWL (manuscript wish list) posts. You can also follow me on Periscope where I frequently talk about my MSWL.

If I could have, I would have represented:

  • Chuck Palahniuk
  • Irvine Welsh
  • Katie McGarry
  • Chuck Klosterman
  • Ransom Riggs
  • Bronte Sister/The Shelleys/You get it ;)
  • The Grimm Brothers

For an idea of my tastes in art books check out the following:

  • Camilla d’Errico
  • Mark Ryden
  • Nicoletta Ceccoli
  • Matthew J. Price
  • Marion Peck
  • Elizabeth McGrath
  • Greg “CRAOLA” Simkins
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