»

| Give a Gift |

  • Digital Edition

Literary Agents Database

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
Miriam Altshuler Miriam Altshuler Literary Agency Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Nicole Aragi Aragi Inc. Literary Fiction
Lisa Bankoff International Creative Management Autobiography/Memoir, Historical, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Julie Barer Barer Literary, LLC Commercial Fiction, Literary Fiction
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
Amy Berkower Writers House Commercial Fiction, Literary Fiction
Vicky Bijur Vicky Bijur Literary Agency Commercial Fiction, Literary Fiction
Georges Borchardt Georges Borchardt Experimental, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
Sarah Burnes The Gernert Company Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Chris Calhoun Chris Calhoun Agency Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Historical, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction, Political, War
Jennifer Carlson Dunow, Carlson & Lerner Literary Agency Commercial Fiction, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Lucy Carson Friedrich Agency Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Terra Chalberg Chalberg & Sussman Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Elyse Cheney Elyse Cheney Literary Associates Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Historical, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction, Political
William Clark William Clark Associates Autobiography/Memoir, Historical, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nature/Environmental, Political, Pop Culture, Religious/Spiritual, War
Laura Dail The Laura Dail Literary Agency Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Healing/Health, Historical, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nature/Environmental, Nonfiction
Liz Darhansoff Darhansoff Verrill Feldman Literary Agents Commercial Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Liza Dawson Liza Dawson Associates Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Brian DeFiore DeFiore and Company Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Sandy Dijkstra Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Henry Dunow Dunow, Carlson & Lerner Literary Agency Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Katherine Fausset Curtis Brown, Ltd. Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Leigh Feldman Writers House Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Historical, Literary Fiction
Jenni Ferrari-Adler Brick House Literary Agents Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Ryan Fischer-Harbage The Fischer-Harbage Agency Inc. Autobiography/Memoir, Historical, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Seth Fishman The Gernert Company Commercial Fiction, Graphic/Illustrated, Literary Fiction
Emily Forland The Wendy Weil Agency, Inc. Fiction, Literary Fiction
Warren Frazier John Hawkins & Associates, Inc. Literary Fiction
Molly Friedrich The Friedrich Agency LLC Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Kate Garrick DeFiore and Company Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Susan Ginsburg Writers House Literary Fiction, Nonfiction
Rebecca Gradinger Fletcher & Company Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Humor, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Pop Culture
Katie Grimm Don Congdon Associates, Inc. Historical, Literary Fiction
Joy Harris The Joy Harris Literary Agency Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Markus Hoffman Regal Literary Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction, Pop Culture
Carrie Howland Donadio & Olson, Inc. Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Meredith Kaffel DeFiore & Company Autobiography/Memoir, Graphic/Illustrated, Literary Fiction
Dorian Karchmar William Morris Agency Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Historical, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Daniel Lazar Writers House LLC Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Graphic/Illustrated, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Carol Mann Carol Mann Agency Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Nonfiction
Matt McGowan Frances Goldin Literary Agency, Inc. Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Historical, Humor, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Pop Culture
Ayesha Pande Ayesha Pande Literary Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Graphic/Illustrated, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Jessica Papin Dystel & Goderich Literary Management Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Historical, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Emma Patterson Brandt & Hochman Commercial Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Susan Ramer Don Congdon Associates, Inc. Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Lorin Rees Rees Literary Agency Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Nonfiction
Amy Rennert Amy Rennert Agency Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Andy Ross Andy Ross Agency Commercial Fiction, Historical, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Pop Culture, Religious/Spiritual
Marly Rusoff Marly Rusoff Literary Agency Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Curtis Russell P.S. Literary Agency Commercial Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Rayhané Sanders WSK Management LLC Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Adam Schear DeFiore and Company Commercial Fiction, Historical, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Political, Pop Culture
Denise Shannon Denise Shannon Literary Agency, Inc. Autobiography/Memoir, Healing/Health, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Political
Samantha Shea Georges Borchardt, Inc. Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Historical, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Anna Stein Aitken Alexander Associates, LLC Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Emma Sweeney Emma Sweeney Agency LLC Historical, Humor, Literary Fiction
Michelle Tessler Tessler Literary Agency Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Carly Watters P.S. Literary Agency Commercial Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Kimberly Witherspoon Inkwell Management Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Renee Zuckerbrot Renee Zuckerbrot Literary Agency Commercial Fiction, Historical, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Pop Culture

Searching for an Agent?

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.

The P&W Guide to Literary Agents

8.20.14

Is there a fee for working with agents or do they get part of the commission from the book sales?

4.2.14

Is strong journalism and column writing considered when judging the talent of a writer seeking to branch out into more creative areas?

2.13.14

If I’m a hermit by choice (find crowds draining, don’t do public speaking well), how does that reduce my chances of being published? Would an agent and/or publisher see that as a marketing...

See More

Browse by Last Name

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | All

Subscribe to P&W Magazine | Donate Now | Advertise | Sign up for E-Newsletter | Help | About Us | Contact Us | View Mobile Site

© Copyright Poets & Writers 2014. All Rights Reserved