Handspun Literary Agency is a boutique, full-service literary agency based in San Diego, California. Founder and agent Courtney Miller-Callihan has nearly 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, young adult novels, and nonfiction. Hybrid authors are welcomed.


KJ Charles' Magpie series was recently featured on Tor.com, a site that features the best of sci-fi, fantasy, and fiction.


Congrats to Rebekah Weatherspoon, whose novel Soul to Keep won a Lammy Award for LGBTQ Erotica!

Readers chose Laurie Benson's Earl of Hartwick as Harlequin's Hero of the Year for 2017! Congratulations, Laurie!