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1999 Guide to Literary Agents

500 Agents Who Sell What You Write (Guide to Literary Agents)

by Donya Dickerson

  • 308 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Writers Digest Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference,
  • Creative Writing,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • United States,
  • Directories,
  • Publishing,
  • Canada,
  • Literary agents

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8273059M
    ISBN 100898798787
    ISBN 109780898798784
    OCLC/WorldCa40713191

    WILLIAM CLARK is a native of Stuart, Virginia and was educated in the United States, France, and England. Moving to New York in , he worked at several agencies, including Virginia Barber Literary Agency and William Morris Agency, before founding the agency in He is a member of the Association of Authors’ Representatives Board of Directors, the board liaison to the Media and Digital. Literary Agents Directory and Database – Get free access below to the most comprehensive Guide to Book Agents online or in print. It features insider information by a former literary about How to Find a Literary Agent and How to Get a Literary Agent (for authors of all book genres).This website also provides free access to the most accurate List of Publishing Agents.

    If you are trying to place your manuscript it can be hard to know where to start. Our list of literary agents accepting submissions from writers is a great place to begin building a list of literary agencies to query and submit your work. The list below offers the name of active literary agents, the genres of work they represent, the agency they work manage or work for, and a link to. This one-page letter must masterfully sell. Write it poorly and an agent will assume your book is also poorly written. It must stimulate and intrigue to secure your all-important first date. A Query Letter Format That Makes Agents Take Notice 1—Speaks to a specific person. Get the agent’s name and title right.

      A guide to literary agents described him as “a lean, bald, craggy-faced man with a game leg, which he assists with a cane, an expression usually either amused or .   1. Jessica Faust. Jessica Faust founded Bookends Literary Agency in to fulfill her dream of working with authors and writers. As an editor, columnist and subsequently a literary agent, she is familiar with all aspects of publishing. Her experience from different angles of the industry allows her to assist authors in their times of need.


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You have particular reason to like or admire the agent’s literary agency. They share a passion of yours. (For example, your book is in part about Greece, and you notice this agent has Greek ancestry, or runs writing retreats in Greece, or represents books about the country, etc).

Established inAndrew Lownie Literary Agency is another literary agency based in London. They are considered one of the leading literary agencies in the UK, having represented titles such as The Oxford Classical Dictionary, The Cambridge Guide to Literature in English, and The Penguin Companion to the Edinburgh Union.

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Allow this favorite library. Cynthia Ruchti is a literary agent at Books & Such Literary Management. This firm was established in by Janet Kobobel Grant. Cynthia has worked with the American Christian Fiction Writers as Board President and is the author of 23 fiction and nonfiction books.

She joined this agency in and is now open to representing mainly nonfiction. Many agents only accept book proposals, while others may accept submissions without a proposal.

You’ll also need to write a great query letter (you can learn how to do that and other great tips on finding a literary agent here). The founder, Eve White is a seasoned author who was shortlisted for the BIA Literary Agent of the Year award, and the British Book Awards in ’s agent of the year prize.

This agency features a surprisingly quick submission reply time of under a week on average and they are always welcoming of new clients across a variety of genres.2.

Literary Agency Websites. Almost every literary agent’s bio says, “actively seeking new clients”, but you learn who’s new, what and who they already represent, as well as what they’re seeking to see if they’re a good fit for you.

3. Writer’s Digest’s New Agency Alerts.4 Acer Walk Oxford OX2 6EX United Kingdom UK: +44 (0) US: +1 () Email.