Get to Know an Agent in Attendance: Najla Mamou of Savvy Literary Services

Najla Mamou is a literary agent with Savvy Literary Services. She is also a developmental editor and sensitivity reader

Najla represents adult fiction and some YA. She’s most interested in mystery, romance, crime, and thriller. She’s most interested in main characters that are BIPOC or immigrants or expats, anything set in rural and inner city areas, and historical fiction genres/categories/settings.

She also is interested in narrative and creative nonfiction.

She enjoys stories about: rags to riches, overcoming discrimination, fish out of water, forbidden love, secret babies, arranged marriage, redemption, road trips or stories where the discovery happens away from home and more expat books where a POC moves to another place.