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Jennifer Azantian

Jennifer Azantian

Founder and Literary Agent

Jennifer graduated with a B.S. in clinical and developmental psychology from the University of California, San Diego where she was an executive editor for the Triton Psychology Report. She began her agenting career first as an intern and then as an assistant and associate at the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency and later joined the Paul Levine Literary Agency. In 2014, she founded Azantian Literary where she focuses primarily, though not exclusively, on fiction with a speculative twist. She brings to her clients a passion for literature born of a writer's heart and an editorial eye honed from reviewing thousands of projects. She is also a conference and convention regular who has spoken at and provided critiques for SCBWI, SDCC, ConDor Con, SCWC, WNBA-LA, Literary Orange, GLAWS, Cascade Writers' Workshop, and more.

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Masha Gunic

Masha Gunic

Junior Literary Agent

Masha started her career in publishing as an intern at the Azantian Literary Agency and has since held internships at Red Fox Literary and Writers House before working as an Editorial Assistant at Abrams Books on the children's side for two years. Her love for books across genres, as well as her desire to find and foster great talent, drove her to make the transition from editorial back to the Azantian Literary Agency on the West Coast. Right now, Masha is only looking to acquire middle grade and young adult novels.

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