Aurora Fernandez is an Associate Agent at Trident Media Group. She joined the agency in 2021 as an assistant to Robert Gottlieb. Before joining Trident, Aurora was an intern at Simone Garzella International Book Scouting and attended the Columbia Publishing Course. She earned a B.A. in Anthropology with a concentration in Political Science from Wellesley College and spent at year studying at St. Peter’s College, Oxford University.
Aurora is open to submissions and excited to work with authors. She is looking for commercial and upmarket women’s fiction and romance. She is drawn to works that feature diverse voices, offer an escape from reality, and balance the fun and romantic of life with the complicated and serious. She wants books with a unique hook and are perfect to discuss in book club or read on vacation. She is also interested in commercial and upmarket thrillers, especially those that focus on complicated relationships between women.
While Aurora’s interests mainly lie in fiction, she is open to nonfiction submissions. For nonfiction submissions, Aurora is looking for memoirs, narrative nonfictions, personal development, forgotten moments in history, and microhistories. Particular topics that interest her are pop culture, modern dating, mental health, folktales, women’s health, and true crime.