The literary agent answers questions about how to seek representation as a self-published author, break into the agenting business, and more.
A pop-up literary agency at the University of Arizona allows students to gain practical, hands-on experience in the publishing world by connecting children’s picture book authors with established agents.
A look at two real-life query letters from a published and soon-to-be published author, Gina Frangello and Beth Morgan, with commentary from their respective agents on what caught their attention.
The first call between an agent and a writer to discuss representation is considered a milestone for an aspiring writer. The author talks to agents and published writers about what to expect during “the call.”
The author of the forthcoming novel At Sea describes her struggle to get an agent and conceive a child and meditates on the expectations of being both a mother and an author.
Literary agents Maggie Cooper, Larissa Melo Pienkowski, Kat Kerr, and Eric Smith describe their reading habits off the clock.
The literary agent answers questions about submitting story collections, getting an agent’s attention, and querying two agents at the same agency.
An agent answers questions on obtaining the copyright of a self-published novel and seeking a U.S. publisher from abroad.
An in-depth look into whether the number of poets represented by literary agents is on the rise, and how agents help poets achieve their career goals.
Twenty-five literary journals agents peruse to find new clients.