Alyssa Roat is a literary agent with Cyle Young Literary Elite. She is seeking: any kind of young adult (but especially fantasy and speculative), middle grade fiction of any kind, fantasy (especially in non-western settings), the occasional Christian fiction title, and a rare thriller/mystery/suspense.
Specifically, she is seeking:
- any kind of young adult (but especially fantasy and speculative)
- middle grade fiction
- unique historical fiction
- occasional Christian titles
- a rare thriller/mystery/suspense
“I’m especially interested in anything with these elements: Southwestern settings; non-western contemporary, fantasy, and historical settings; lesser-known mythologies and mythological creatures; humor.”
Alyssa has worked in a wide variety of roles within the publishing industry, as an agent, editor, writer, and marketer. Along with being a part of the C.Y.L.E. team, Alyssa is the publicity manager at Mountain Brook Ink, an editor with Sherpa Editing Services, and a freelance writer with 150+ bylines. She holds a degree in Professional Writing from Taylor University. Her debut novel, Wraithwood, releases Nov. 7, 2020 from INtense Publications.