Maria Vicente - Instructor

Maria Vicente

Maria Vicente represents writers and helps make book dreams come true. As an associate literary agent at P.S. Literary Agency, she provides support to her clients through all stages of the writing and publication process. She is also the Wicked Witch of the East Coast.

Maria’s reading preferences vary across categories and genres, which is reflected in her client list. She is actively looking for young adult, middle grade, illustrated picture books, literary fiction with a touch of genre, and nonfiction projects in the pop culture, design, and lifestyle categories. She has affinities for literary prose, strong character development, original storytelling formats, and anything geeky.

Her website,, includes articles about publishing and writing for current and potential clients. You can find more information about the categories Maria represents, as well as an up-to-date wish list, here.