Handspun Literary Agency is a boutique, full-service literary agency based in San Diego, California. Founder and agent Courtney Miller-Callihan has more than fifteen years’ experience in book publishing, first in the contracts and subsidiary rights departments at Penguin Random House, and then at Sanford J. Greenburger Associates in New York, one of the oldest literary agencies in the country. She prides herself on a hands-on, long-term approach to her clients’ careers.

Handspun’s list of authors includes award-winning, bestselling, and critically lauded writers of romance, historical fiction, women’s fiction, mystery, science fiction and fantasy, young adult novels, and nonfiction. Hybrid authors are welcomed.


Both Olivia Waite's THE CARE AND FEEDING OF WASPISH WIDOWS and Talia Hibbert's TAKE A HINT, DANI BROWN have won a 2020 Ripped Bodice Award for Excellence in Romance Fiction!

PW raves about Roan Parrish's BEST LAID PLANS!

Alexis Hall's BOYFRIEND MATERIAL is a finalist in the Goodreads Choice Awards! AND it's on the Best of 2020 list at the Washington Post!