Alyssa Roat

Alyssa Roat

Alyssa Roat is a literary agent with Cyle Young Literary Elite. She 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. Her co-authored YA superhero novel, Dear Hero, releases Sept. 1, 2020, and her solo young adult novel, Wraithwood, releases Nov. 7, 2020 from INtense Publications. Alyssa is happy to connect on social media @alyssawrote or on her website

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Cyle Young Literary Elite represents Christian and general market titles in nonfiction, fiction, and children’s. Alyssa focuses on middle grade, young adult, and speculative fiction, and is especially interested in fiction with crossover Christian/general market potential. However, she is willing to discuss other genres that might fit other agents within the agency. She is also happy to meet to answer questions and give feedback, especially for middle grade and young adult.


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