Get to Know an Agent in Attendance: Eva Scalzo of Speilburg Literary

Screen Shot 2020-06-16 at 9.35.22 AMEva Scalzo is a literary agent with Speilburg Literary.

Eva Scalzo was born in New Jersey, but has lived in Houston, Buenos Aires, San Juan, and Boston before settling down outside of Binghamton, New York. She has a B.A. in the Humanities from the University of Puerto Rico and a M.A. in Publishing and Writing from Emerson College. Since graduating in 2002, she has spent her career in scholarly publishing, working for Houghton Mifflin, Blackwell Publishing, John Wiley & Sons, and Cornell University in a variety of roles.

Eva has been reading romance since the fifth grade when she discovered the Sweet Valley High series. On inheriting her grandmother’s collection of vintage Harlequin Romances, she promptly set about filling the gaps, and her goal is to someday finish reading all the treasures.

Eva is looking to represent all subgenres of Romance, as well as Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Young Adult fiction. Before you hit submit on any queries please verify her #MSWL page and check out the agency’s Writing Tips.

Fun Facts: “My name is not pronounced with a long E sound. I’m of Puerto Rican, Lebanese, and Spanish descent.”

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