Saba Sulaiman

Saba Sulaiman

Agent | Talcott Notch Literary Services

Saba Sulaiman is an agent at Talcott Notch Literary Services, a boutique agency located in Milford, Connecticut. She holds a BA from Wellesley College and an MA from the University of Chicago, where she studied modern Persian literature. She’s looking primarily for middle grade and young adult fiction, and she is particularly interested in contemporary realistic stories. A first generation immigrant in the process of negotiating her own identity and sense of belonging in a place she now calls “home,” she is committed to highlighting more diverse voices with compelling stories to tell: stories that demonstrate the true range of perspectives that exist in this world and address urgent and often underexplored issues in children’s fiction with veracity and heart. Follow her on Twitter @agentsaba.

The Power of Rejection: How We Get Past the Angst and Improve Our Odds for Future Submissions

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As writers we tend to fixate on one goal, getting published. Rejection can feel like a stumbling block, something to avoid at all costs. But here’s the thing: You are going to be rejected throughout your career. Rejection is part of the process, whether you are struggling to connect with an agent or shopping around […]