Stacey has always been a voracious reader and a fan of all things writing. She loves discovering new voices and working with her clients to build long term writing careers.
Her journey began with Corvisiero Literary Agency in New York, where she wore many hats from team manager and trainer, to intern, to agent. While at CLA she sold her first two six figure deals.
This coupled with her experience and formal education and training in the areas of Management, Social Services and Adult Education, Stacey brings a wealth of technical and professional experience to the literary world. As a manager in the field of Education & Training, her roles have included people management, curriculum development, academic editing, marketing, creative design, publishing, proposal writing, contract negotiations and public speaking. Her training also includes Principled Negotiation Techniques as it applies to relationships and contracts.
Donaghy Literary Group opened in 2013 and to date Stacey has sold a total of 9 six figure deals, as well as many other sales in a number of genre areas. Her client projects have been sold to a variety of Publishing Houses such as: Harpercollins, Simon and Schuster, Hachette Book Group USA, Sourcebooks, Kensington, Entangled and others
Stacey represents NY Times, USA Today, and Amazon Bestselling Authors, as well as Authors who have been nominated or have won awards for various works.
Stacey's client list includes: K.A.Tucker, Jay Crownover, Jamie Shaw,
Diana Gardin, Kate L. Mary, Kevin Craig, Darin Kennedy, Gustavo Florentin, Annika Sharma, Christopher Francis, Ara Grigorian, Valerie Noble, Heather Van Fleet, Abi Ketner, Missy Kalicicki, Amber Hart, Cindy R. Wilson, J. R. Yates, Casey Breton, Joe Bright, Lora Douglas, Carli Segal and Kate Rene' MacKenzie.
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Stacey is interested in receiving queries for Adult and Young Adult fiction. She is particularly interested in women's fiction, romantic suspense, contemporary romance , psychological thrillers, diverse stories and contemporary young adult. She loves stories that feature strong independent women where relationships with other women are important. In diverse works she is hoping to find stories that have LGBTQ characters where the focus is on the story and not on the issues related to coming out or the fear of coming out. Other diverse works that she would love to see would be those related to culture and ethnicity. Where thrillers are concerned she is hoping to stick to psychological thrillers and is not currently seeking other types. In romance she is open to all areas and varied heat levels and would love to see some southern romance.
Not interested in: Non-fiction, picture books, self-help, or cookbooks.
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