Hope Bolinger is a literary agent with Cyle Young Literary Elite. She is a professional writing major at Taylor University. Her YA novel Den was contracted by IlluminateYA while she was still in college (to be released June 3, 2019). More than 200 of her works have been featured in various publications. She is a multi-award winner from being a finalist in the Jerry B. Jenkins short story contest to her one-act earning second place in the Searchlight Playwriting Contest. She has served in various publishing capacities from working at newspapers, magazines, and publishing houses. Genres: Nonfiction and fiction, her sweet spots are YA, MG, Historical (especially anything ancient), and Thriller. Does not accept: Erotica, Memoir (unless there is a significant platform), Play scripts, or poetry.