An agent answers questions on referrals, pitching a self-published book, and what to do if you’re dropped by an agency.
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Agent Gillian MacKenzie on her new partnership with lawyer Kirsten Wolf.
George Saunders and Esther Newberg, Victor LaValle and Glora Loomis, Roxana Robinson and Lynn Nesbit on what it takes to maintain a long-term agent-author relationship.
A literary agent answers readers’ questions—from how seriously agents consider a writer’s previous sales to how to responsibly seek new representation.
Literary agents offer honest, unfiltered advice on how to find, approach, and secure the perfect agent for your work.
A behind-the-scenes look at the inexact science—and mathematics—of book advances, from small presses to the Big Five.
The consolidation of the book industry over the past decade has meant a blurring of boundaries between the conventional roles of agent and editor.
Literary agent Rebecca Gradinger explains why writers need agents and offers tips about best practices for finding one.
The agent of authors such as Kevin Brockmeier and Marisa de los Santos offers her thoughts on self-publishing and what she looks for in the first five pages of a writing sample.