Mary Cummings, Agent and Founder

Let your stories flow

Great River Literary is an agency devoted exclusively to representing authors and author/illustrators of books for children and teens.

Strong relationships with editors have resulted in a rapidly growing list of sales of board and picture books, chapter books and novels to such publishing houses as Knopf; Philomel; Viking; Nancy Paulsen/Penguin; Balzer & Bray; Walker; Little, Brown; Henry Holt; Holiday House; Feiwel & Friends; FSG; Running Press; WorthyKids; Abrams; Random House; Wiseman S & S; Chronicle; Candlewick; HarperCollins and many others.

Go to BOOKS to learn more about authors whose books have been sold by Mary Cummings. Bio info and background on the "Great River" are in the ABOUT section. To learn more about how Mary works with clients and for insights into the children's publishing industry, check out ARTICLES. Submissions are welcome but please follow guidelines in CONTACT.

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)
Association of American Literary Agents (AALA)