Lauren Bajek is an associate agent at Liza Dawson Associates, and a genrequeer writer, artist, and parent. Her last name is pronounced BYE-ik. 

She tweets at @laurenbajek and toots at

Contact her about her writing at 

For querying information, please visit the Liza Dawson Associates website.


Lauren represents adult science fiction, fantasy, horror, literary fiction, and nonfiction rooted in the life sciences and social sciences. She is particularly seeking books in the genre/lit crossover space. 

She is always interested in:

She is a hard sell for fiction about cops, soldiers, dead or abused children, and crumbling marriages. 

Her favorite authors include Karin Tidbeck, Helen Oyeyemi, Freya Marske, Isaac Fellman, and Courtney Milan.