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Send a query letter, by regular mail or
e-mail, plus a bio, a description of the project, and a sample chapter if appropriate. Send e-mail queries to email@example.com and indicate which agent you're querying. Do not e-mail individual agents, even if their personal e-mail
addresses are available elsewhere online. Response time: two
to four weeks.
For an unpublished writer, does it cost more to seek a literary agent abroad or would it be safer to self-publish first in the home country before seeking an agent in another country?
What is the best advice you can give young writers who are applying to MFA programs?
Do agents really read synopses? Isn’t a ten-page sample more useful?