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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|
|Rob McQuilkin||Lippincott Massie McQuilkin||Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Historical|
|Duvall Osteen||Aragi Inc.||Fiction, Humor, Narrative Nonfiction|
|Zoë Pagnamenta||Zoë Pagnamenta Agency||Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Feminist, Fiction, Healing/Health, Historical, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nature/Environmental, Nonfiction, Pop Culture|
|Chris Parris-Lamb||The Gernert Company||Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction|
|Rena Rossner||The Deborah Harris Agency||Fiction, Historical, Nonfiction, Political|
|Elizabeth Winick Rubenstein||McIntosh & Otis||Feminist, Fiction, Historical, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Literary Fiction, Love|
|Marly Rusoff||Marly Rusoff Literary Agency||Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction|
|Peter Sawyer||Fifi Oscard Agency, Inc.||Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Healing/Health, Nonfiction, Political, Pop Culture|
|Deborah Schneider||Gelfman Schneider Literary Agency Inc.||Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Nonfiction|
|Michelle Tessler||Tessler Literary Agency||Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction|
|Rachel Vogel||The Waxman Leavell Literary Agency||Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction|
|Kimberly Witherspoon||Inkwell Management||Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Nonfiction|
|Joanne Wyckoff||Carol Mann Agency||Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction|
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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