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The Literary Agents list includes agents and literary agencies that represent poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers, plus details about the kind of books they're interested in representing, their clients, and the best way to contact them.
|Name||Literary Agency||Interested in Representing|
|Claudia Ballard||William Morris Endeavor||Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Humor, Narrative Nonfiction, Pop Culture|
|Ethan Bassoff||Lippincott Massie McQuilkin||Autobiography/Memoir, Cross-genre, Experimental, Graphic/Illustrated, Historical, Humor, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nature/Environmental, Nonfiction, Political, Pop Culture|
|Rebecca Gradinger||Fletcher & Company||Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Humor, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Pop Culture|
|Matt McGowan||Frances Goldin Literary Agency, Inc.||Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Historical, Humor, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Pop Culture|
|Peter Steinberg||The Steinberg Agency||Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Historical, Humor, Narrative Nonfiction, Pop Culture|
|Emma Sweeney||Emma Sweeney Agency LLC||Historical, Humor, Literary Fiction|
Poets & Writers is here to help. This handbook provides everything you need to know about finding the perfect literary agent to represent you and your work.
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