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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
Julie Barer Barer Literary, LLC Commercial Fiction, Literary Fiction
Amy Berkower Writers House Commercial Fiction, Literary Fiction
Vicky Bijur Vicky Bijur Literary Agency Commercial Fiction, Literary Fiction
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
Elyse Cheney Elyse Cheney Literary Associates Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Historical, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction, Political
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
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
Seth Fishman The Gernert Company Commercial Fiction, Graphic/Illustrated, 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
Rebecca Gradinger Fletcher & Company Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Humor, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Pop Culture
Markus Hoffman Regal Literary Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction, Pop Culture
Dorian Karchmar William Morris Agency Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Historical, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Kirby Kim William Morris Endeavor Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Stuart Krichevsky Stuart Krichevsky Literary Agency Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction
Daniel Lazar Writers House LLC Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Graphic/Illustrated, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Jay Mandel William Morris Endeavor Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Fiction, 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
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
Samantha Shea Georges Borchardt, Inc. Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Historical, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction
Peter Steinberg The Steinberg Agency Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Historical, Humor, Narrative Nonfiction, Pop Culture
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

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