Amanda Ramirez

Amanda Isabel Ramirez is an Assistant Editor at Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers and has worked with award-winning authors such as Neal Shusterman, Katherine Rundell, Tim Federle, and Andrew Smith. She is passionate about diverse, commercial fiction from humorous YA to fanciful middle grade adventures, as well as graphic novels. Prior to S&S, she was an editor at The Literary Review, a children's bookseller, and a staff writer for multiple online lifestyle outlets. A Nuyorican Brooklynite, she currently lives on Long Island and takes a lot of naps. Learn more about what Amanda is looking for on Twitter: @AmandaIsA_Ram or at her website: amandaisabelramirez.com

Works on: Contemporary and genre fiction, including SFF. Middle grade, young adult, and graphic novels. Preference toward marginalized / own voices authors.