Rachel Orr

Rachel Orr is celebrating her fifteenth year at Prospect Agency, where she represents both authors and illustrators in projects ranging from picture books through YA. She previously worked for eight rewarding years at HarperCollins Children’s Books and uses those editorial skills to help prepare her clients’ work for submission. Her clients include Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen and Leeza Hernandez (Roxie Loves Adventure), Mike Ciccotello (Beach Toys vs. School Supplies), Cori Doerrfeld (The Rabbit Listened), Claudia Friddell (Road Trip!), Susie Lee Jin (Not an Egg!) and Janna Matthies (Here We Come!). Rachel lives in Hoboken, New Jersey, with her husband and two children, where she enjoys dancing, running and reading, of course.

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