We are SO happy to add Bri Johnson to the HG Literary team. We've known and admired her for many years--now we are excited to work with her!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Agent Brianne Johnson Joins HG Literary
New York, May19, 2021
Literary Agent Brianne Johnson has joined HG Literary, bringing her best-selling list of authors including Wesley King (OCDaniel, The Wizenard series), Joya Goffney, (Excuse Me While I Ugly Cry), Kate Scelsa (Fans of the Impossible Life) Edgar-nominated Greg Howard (The Whispers), Heather Fawcett (Even the Darkest Stars) and Camilla Bruce (You Let Me In).
“I am deeply grateful for my fourteen years at Writers House, which was my first “career home” after half a decade spent working at independent bookstores. I’ve long admired the work that Josh, Carrie, and the entire HG Lit team has been doing for years. This move feels very right for me, and for my clients. I am absolutely thrilled,” said Johnson, who had been with Writers House since 2007.
“Bri’s impeccable taste, fantastic list, and strength in the YA market really round out our Children’s division,” said HGL Partner Carrie Hannigan. “We are delighted to welcome her to HG Literary.”
HG Literary, led by partners Carrie Hannigan and Josh Getzler, represents a broad range of adult and children’s book authors, including Brit Bennett (The Vanishing Half), Vashti Harrison (Little Leaders), S.A. Cosby (Blacktop Wasteland), Chris Grabenstein (Mr. Lemoncello’s Library), and Rev. Al Sharpton (Rise Up).
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