Rayhané Sanders

Lance Cleland

Rayhané Sanders is an agent at Massie & McQuilkin and an independent book editor with over 10 years of industry experience. She began her career at Newsweek Magazine, before moving to book publishing, working for Penguin’s Dutton and Gotham Books and then for William Morris Endeavor, where she worked with veteran agent Dorian Karchmar. Rayhané began to represent her own authors at WSK Management, adding a New York Times bestseller and several award-winners to her list before moving to Massie & McQuilkin in 2015. She represents literary, historical, and upmarket book club fiction; narrative nonfiction; and memoir. Her clients include bestselling, award-winning authors Lidia Yuknavitch, Kerry Cohen, Janet Beard, Devin Murphy, Jonathan Weisman, Margaret Malone, and others. As an independent book editor, she offers a wide range of editorial and consulting services to help emerging authors polish their fiction and non-fiction projects—both completed manuscripts and book proposals.