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Miranda Paul

Miranda Paul joined Erin Murphy Literary Agency in 2019 and maintains a small but mighty client list of authors and author-illustrators. Miranda represents both fiction and nonfiction, from board books through young adult, and the very occasional adult project. In addition to agenting, Miranda is the award-winning author of more than twenty books for children including One Plastic Bag (illus. Elizabeth Zunon), Speak Up (ill. Ebony Glenn), and Water is Water (illus. Jason Chin). Miranda is a co-founding member of We Need Diverse Books and an annual faculty member for the Science and Nature Writing retreat at the Highlights Foundation. When she’s not reading, writing, or speaking to audiences around the globe, you can find her gardening, rescuing and fostering animals, and raising butterflies.

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“Miranda Paul’s feedback in the one-on-one sessions was incredibly valuable. Her comments helped me make a leap forward, and I am super jazzed about my new revision.”

“Miranda Paul was exceptional in her ability to not only point out flaws, but to help steer a writer toward re-envisioning a better product.”

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