Ms. Zoe Aline Howard

Howland Literary

What's the best way to query this agent?

Get answers to this, and many more agent questions at QueryTracker.


Zoe Aline Howard

Howland Literary

New York, NY
AALA Member:
Query Methods
Accepts queries via...
QueryManager [Go To Form]
Submit Query
This agent is seeking the following genres:


  • Fantasy, Magical Realism
Literary Fiction
Short Story Collections


Pop Culture
Join Now (FREE) to learn more about this agent. (Such as how often and how quickly each agent replies to queries.)

Known Clients (current & past)
Author Comments
Comments by authors about this agent.
02/13/2024 06:58 PM
2/13/24 - QM
86k genre bending speculative (we will see if she thinks it leans too far into genre though!)
01/18/2024 10:15 PM
85k, nonfiction/memoir
query via QM: 12/10
sample request: 1/18

12/14/2023 11:14 AM
Thoughtful and helpful rejection -- 13 days. 99k Spec fiction. Perhaps avoid genre fiction.

"Thank you so much for the chance to dip into _________. While I thought that this was an interesting concept, I'm afraid that this seems to lean farther into genre than the books that I typically represent. For that reason, I'll step aside.

Thank you again for giving me a look! I hope you have a happy holiday season."
12/08/2023 01:08 PM
Kind rejection (also 8 days)
12/08/2023 10:18 AM
Thoughtful and personalized rejection @ 8 days.
More author comments available to members.

Join Now (Free)
Agent Interviews
Interviews with this agent from across the web.

None found for this agent

Success Story Interviews
Read interviews with authors who have signed with this agent.

None found for this agent

View all success story interviews

Report a success story

Profile History
Last Update:
11/30/2023 - Open to queries. Genres updated.
Always verify agent's information before sending your query, and review the agent's website(s) for more up-to-date information.

Though we do our best, QueryTracker can not guarantee the accuracy of any information provided.

An agent listing on QueryTracker is not an endorsement or recommendation of that agent by QueryTracker.

Before contacting an agent, authors should verify and assess the agent's requirements and suitability by visiting the agent's website(s), and becoming familiar with ways to spot and avoid bad agents. A good place to start is Writers Beware, a watch group that helps inform and protect authors from shady practices.