About Anna

Anna Olswanger has been a literary agent at Liza Dawson Associates since 2005. She specializes in illustrated work, both fiction and nonfiction, for young readers and adults. She has sold to Balzer & Bray, Bloomsbury, Boyds Mills Press, Delacorte, F+W Media, Marshall Cavendish, Chronicle, Cinco Puntos, Dutton, Eerdmans, Greenwillow, Houghton Mifflin, McElderry, Pelican, Penguin Classics, Pomegranate, Random House, Sleeping Bear Press, Star Bright, and Wiley, among others.

Anna has a background in editing and worked with the author Mary Ann Schaffer on the adult novel The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society, which became an international bestseller.

In addition to being a literary agent, Anna is a book coach and author. Her children's book Shlemiel Crooks is a Sydney Taylor Honor Book and PJ Library Book. Her latest book is Greenhorn.

Anna's website is www.olswanger.com.