Amy Jameson

Amy Jameson – Editor

I am an editor, literary agent, writing coach and copywriter. I've been working with authors to hone their manuscripts for 20+ years.


I began my career in publishing at Janklow & Nesbit Associates in New York City where I represented Shannon Hale's first five books. I launched my own literary agency in 2004, specializing in representing books for kids. I continue to edit and agent award-winning, bestselling YA, MG, and picture books.

I've also spent the past 20 years helping thought leaders in various disciplines develop and polish books, articles, keynotes and other messaging. I love helping experts turn their specialized knowledge into accessible prose for a general audience.
Business & Management History
Middle Grade Middle Grade Fantasy Picture Books Women's Fiction Young Adult
English (US)

Work experience


Aug, 2004 — Present

Literary agent and Editor specializing in Children's Publishing, including Young Adult, Middle Grade and picture books. Clients include Newberry Honor-winning and NYT Bestselling authors.
Developmental Editor, Copyeditor and Ghostwriter for thought leaders in business and entrepreneurial roles.

Janklow & Nesbit Associates

Feb, 1998 — Jul, 2004 (over 6 years)

Literary agent and Rights associate

Amy has 1 review





Brooke D.

Brooke D.

Mar, 2022

Amy is a professional through and through. Her advice and assistance on my query package was extremely insightful, allowing me to see potential issues in a new light. Her communication was always effective and responses given in a timely manner. I now have skills and confidence to move forward in the query process. Thank you Amy!
Amy J.
Thank you Brooke! It was a pleasure to work with you. I hope you find a great agent and publishing house for your series.

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