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Jessica Watterson

Literary Agent, Sandra Dijkstra Lit Agency

Jessica is an agent at the California-based Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency, established over 40 years ago, which is known for guiding the careers of many best-selling fiction and non-fiction authors, including Amy Tan, Lisa See, Maxine Hong Kingston, Eric Foner, and many more. Jessica has been with SDLA since 2013. She specializes in representing authors who write Young Adult Fiction, Middle Grade, Children's Books, Romance (Historical, Contemporary, Romantic Suspense, and Paranormal), Women's Fiction, Cozy Mystery, and Domestic Noir. She's drawn to fun, fresh voices, and character driven stories that keep a reader turning the page needing to know what happens next. On the YA side, she is looking for just about anything in the contemporary sphere, and of course a bit of romance thrown in is never a bad thing in her opinion. Some of Jessica’s recent sales include: Lillie Vale's Beauty and the Besharam, Kristin Rockaway's Life, Unfiltered, and My Epic Spring Break(Up), Angie Hockman's Shipped, Alexa Martin's Unfiltered, Dylann Crush's The Cowboy Says I Do and many more.