Sonali Chanchani

Sonali Chanchani is an associate agent at Folio Literary Management, where she represents character-driven upmarket and literary fiction and narrative nonfiction that speaks to larger social concerns. She earned her degree in English and Narrative Studies from the University of Southern California and began her career in publishing at Kaya, an independent press dedicated to publishing authors from the Asian diaspora. She’s a fierce advocate of authors from marginalized communities and, across the board, keen to represent a diversity of voices.

Seeking: In fiction: women's fiction, family sagas, psychological mysteries, and historical with a touch of magical realism. In nonfiction: narratives, essay collections, and memoirs that illuminate some aspect of our society or culture, particularly in the areas of race, class, gender, and politics.