All are from reputable literary agencies with solid track records. Jenny attends the major international bookfairs, selling direct in all territories which fosters a close working relationship with foreign publishers, thereby maximizing the potential. Nonfiction literary agents free list of book agents. Claire paterson conrad represents a wide range of subjects and authors, both fiction and nonfiction, literary and. A complete guide to literary agencies to help you find the right literary agent to represent your work.
Oct 18, 2017 mark malatesta is a former literary agent turned author coach. The company was founded in 2012 by madeleine milburn, one of the top literary agents in the uk. Whilst specialist or academic nonfiction isnt on the cards youll need a book proposal to pitch to publishers, in this. Jeff herman agency literary agent specializing in non. Claire paterson conrad represents a wide range of subjects and authors, both fiction and non fiction, literary and commercial. List of literary agents 20202021 book agents looking for. Literary agent alerts are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list. Browse through agent or agency listings, or use advanced search to find literary agents who accept particular genres, accept queries, work in a particular state, and so on. Please read each individual agent profile below to help determine who is best suited to your project. Suzy evans is seeking adult nonfiction, childrens fiction and nonfiction, memoirs, and picture books. 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 theyre interested in representing, their.
Our list of literary agents includes all nonfiction publishing agents working at all publishing agencies in the usa. We are affiliated to the authors agents association, the personal. The knight agency offers a comprehensive range of services, including editorial refinement, branding consultation and strategy, inhouse subsidiary rights and publicity. The book agents below are the top nonfiction literary agents based on sales for many of the most popular nonfiction book subgenres. Annabel merullo represents literary and commercial writers of fiction and nonfiction. The andrew lownie literary agency ltd, founded in 1988, is one of the uks leading boutique literary agencies with some two hundred nonfiction authors. The jeff herman literary agency has a strong presence in general adult nonfiction, including business, commercial selfhelp, technology, recoveryhealing, and spiritual subjects. We are affiliated to the authors agents association, the personal managers association and the writers guild of great britain. Nonfiction overall we arent seeing as much nonfiction as fiction, so were definitely interested in any submissions that are bold, challenging and utterly unique. Literary agents are important decision makers in the publishing process for authors who wish to be published by many of the big publishers. How collaborative problem solving changes lives at home, at school, and at work tarcherperigree by j.
They are seeking a wide variety of genres, including literary fiction, memoir, narrative nonfiction, scripts, fantasy, childrens literature and much more. Here are 20 literary agents actively seeking writers and their writing. Literary agents for african writers african literary. Nonfiction literary agents now accepting submissions tck. Find all nonfiction writer representatives using the official literary agencies directory. Linda konner literary agency nyc nonfiction literary.
The bent agency represents well over a century of experience in the publishing industry, and our agents have backgrounds in editorial, marketing, and subsidiary rights. The hill nadell literary agency was founded in 1979 in san francisco. Since graduating from the university of st andrews with a degree in english literature and language in 2004. Graham maw christie agency graham maw christie literary.
Aug 08, 2019 annabel merullo represents literary and commercial writers of fiction and non fiction. Browse through agent or agency listings, or use advanced search to find literary agents who accept particular. Find literary agents in the uk, canada, australia, and other countries at. It is important to remember that you are trying to convince an editor that yours is a story that hasnt been told before and you are the best person to tell it. Founded in 1996, the linda konner literary agency lkla represents approximately 75 authors of adult nonfiction books. Watson little a long established literary agency which. Lkla handles a number of corporate and academic clients, including harvard health publications, the trade book publishing arm of harvard medical school, aarp and city tavern, an awardwinning restaurant in philadelphia. Dga is a small agency, representing a range of nonfiction and literary fiction. One of the uks leading literary agencies handling nonfiction, from memoirs, autobiographies, biographies, parenting and selfhelp to popular philosophy, science, food, history and business, we. Graham maw christie agency graham maw christie literary agents. At a time when the publishing world is changing greatly, we have taken an. Jan 03, 2019 these three uk agents are actively seeking to expand their client lists. For more articles on the writing process and how to submit to literary agents, visit. In 1998, former viking and macmillan publisher clare alexander joined the agency and in 2005 the name of the agency was changed to aitken alexander associates accepts fiction and non fiction.
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 theyre interested in representing, their clients, and the best way to contact them. Literary agent federica leonardis offers essential guidance to authors working towards submitting a work of nonfiction. Gillon aitken first founded gillon aitken limited in 1976. Mullane literary associates is an independent literary agency founded in 2008 by deirdre mullane, a publishing executive with more than two decades in the industry as a publicist, editor. Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry. The knight agency offers a comprehensive range of services, including editorial refinement, branding consultation and strategy, inhouse subsidiary rights and publicity support. A doctors stories of life, death and in between little, brown by daniela lamas it casts a steady, unblinking eye on the triumphs, failures, and blind spots of modern medicine. In 2001 philippa milnessmith joined the agency from penguin childrens books to create a childrens and ya department. Heres our free list of 41 nonfiction literary agents that are currently accepting submissions from. How to find a literary agent for nonfiction jericho writers. The agency represents awardwinning and bestselling authors of adult and childrens fiction and nonfiction who consistently feature on the sunday times, new york times and international bestseller lists. We handle primarily serious nonfiction, especially in the areas of history, science, politics, sports, natureenvironment, mind.
Keane kataria literary agency is open for submissions again. Ive sold four nonfiction books myself, it didnt occur to me to switch to a specialist agent, and im quite certain that i wouldnt have achieved a better outcome if i had done. Easier said than done, because there are so many agents, with so many preferences and requirements, so many different sites to explore and notes to take. A project by the single story foundation, african literary magazines was created to provide you the necessary information and tools to help with your next submission. Ted weinstein literary management is a fullservice literary agency whose clients include a wide range of journalists, academics, and other innovative, expert authors of non fiction for adults. Before joining wendy sherman associates, laura mazer was the executive editor of seal press, a boutique imprint of the hachette book group, where she edited bold voices in adult nonfiction.
About the agency madeleine milburn literary agency. Ive sold four nonfiction books myself, it didnt occur to me to switch to a specialist agent, and im quite certain that i wouldn. Literary agents united kingdom, canada, australia, and ireland. Finding your balance using the japanese wisdom of chowa.
Joanna swainson is looking for crime and thrillers, ghost stories, speculative fiction, horror, and narrative nonfiction. Most literary agents handle fiction and nonfiction, literary and commercial work. The rohm literary agency was founded in 2002 to represent emerging authors of literary fiction, narrative nonfiction, investigative journalism, poetry, plays and screenplays. The art of nonfiction madeleine milburn literary agency. Easier said than done, because there are so many agents, with so many preferences and. Lkla is a boutique literary agency specializing in health, selfhelp, and other practical nonfiction books written by some of the countrys top experts in their fields, including academic and corporate clients.
Aug 02, 2019 literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry. Literary agents united kingdom, canada, australia, and. Famous literary agents the most successful literary agents. The list of literary agents in our literary agent database is the most comprehensive and accurate literary agency. Feb 04, 2019 updated 122019 these four uk agents are actively seeking to expand their client lists. Some specialist nonfiction agents do exist, but youre better off seeking a good allpurpose agent for your work. H ere are twelve uk literary agents actively seeking clients.
Will francis has a particular interest in literary fiction, thrillers, speculative fiction, and genre writers with a literary edge, as well as non fiction rooted in provocative, challenging ideas. One of the uks leading literary agencies handling nonfiction. Claire andersonwheeler regal literary, noah ballard curtis brown literary agency, and claudia ballard william morris endeavor entertainment. Literary agency, put the word out in late november that he was seeking health, wellness, sports, humor, pop culture, pop psychology, and. Make sure you read the agency website before submitting. One of the uk s leading literary agencies handling non fiction. In most cases, the author representatives below are shown based on the number of significant book deals theyve reported for nonfiction books. Does not represent any reference, science fiction, fantasy, selfhelp, teen or childrens books, poetry or collections of short stories.
Nyc nonfiction literary agent linda konner literary agency. Christina clifford union literary is looking for literary fiction and. Barbara berson is interested in literary fiction, nonfiction and ya. Be sure yours is an original idea, or told from a different perspective. Updated 2112020 i love sharing the weekly agent alerts, because these are the agents who are the. Dec 26, 2016 non fiction literary agents in the us below are several literary agents who indicated on ms wishlist that they were seeking specific nonfiction projects. Does not represent any reference, science fiction, fantasy, selfhelp, teen or childrens books, poetry or collections of short. Watson, little are a longestablished literary agency which handles a wide range of fiction and nonfiction for adults, young adults and children. These three uk agents are actively seeking to expand their client lists. One of the uks leading literary agencies handling nonfiction, from memoirs, autobiographies, biographies, parenting and selfhelp to popular philosophy. Agents may close their lists or switch agencies, and submission requirements can change.
The john wright agency specializes in serious nonfiction and has placed many books with major publishers for historians, political scientists, journalists. Based in london, uk, law was founded in 1996 by literary agents mark lucas, julian alexander, and araminta whitley. If i feel i can sell it, ill represent it, says herman. About the agents wendy sherman associates literary management. Nonfiction books should entertain, educate and inspire. Always check the agency website and agent bio before submitting. Register with ms wishlist and search tweets for the terms nonfiction literary agents in the us, nonfiction literary agents in the uk, or wherever youre from. Mullane literary associates is an independent literary agency founded in 2008 by deirdre mullane, a publishing executive with more than two decades in the industry as a publicist, editor, publisher, agent, and author. Amy fitzgerald is particularly interested in crime thrillers, reading group fiction, accessible literary fiction, ya, memoir and smart narrative non fiction with a commercial edge. Stuart ablon reaching our full potential requires opening ourselves up to. Nonfiction literary agents and agencies list 20202021. Christina clifford union literary is looking for literary fiction and narrative nonfiction in the genres of historical biography, memoir, business, and science.
We will consider proposals for books dealing with the big hitting nonfiction subjects like history, science, economics and politics as well as more popular subjects like selfhelp, lifestyle, pop culture, technology and travel. Best literary agents 20202021 all genres top book agents. We specialize in narrative nonfiction, memoirs, young adult, literary, mystery, fantasy, science fiction. Our literary agency database includes detailed bios for all fiction publishing agents. Jeff herman opened his literary agency in the mid1980s while in his mid20s. We also work with memoir, commercial fiction, inspirational, young adult and business authors.
Ted weinstein literary management is a fullservice literary agency whose clients include a wide range of journalists, academics, and other innovative, expert authors of nonfiction for adults. Literary agents for travel nonfiction jericho writers. List of literary agents 20202021 book agents looking. Wright literary agency about the agency the john wright agency specializes in serious nonfiction and has placed many books with major publishers for historians, political scientists, journalists, economists, and specialists in finance and business. Above all, she wants to be gripped by what shes reading, and taken into a new and. Gill mclay bath literary agency, uk is interested in childrens books.
Literary agents for travel nonfiction so youve written a travel memoir and want to find an agent to represent it. Nonfiction literary agents now accepting submissions. Literary agency represents both fiction and nonfiction in a variety of categories. Jul 02, 2018 suzy evans is seeking adult nonfiction, childrens fiction and nonfiction, memoirs, and picture books. Currently we are inviting submissions in the areas of womens fiction, crime fiction, historical fiction and book club fiction. Jeff herman is an exceptionally successful veteran literary agent, entrepreneur and author. Nonfiction literary agents open to submissions writers digest. The agency represents literary and commercial fiction, narrative nonfiction, current affairs, memoirs, and popular culture. Will francis has a particular interest in literary fiction, thrillers, speculative fiction, and genre writers. Best nonfiction literary agents arranged by book genre.
The literary agents shown here do not charge a reading fee. They are seeking a wide variety of genres, including literary fiction, memoir, narrative nonfiction, scripts, fantasy, childrens literature and much. Holly faulks is seeking literary fiction and biography. His areas of editorial expertise include popular business, spirituality, and most other areas of nonfiction. Nonfiction literary agents find all fiction book agents on our list of literary agents using the official directory of literary agents. Aitken alexander associates leading literary agents.
Here are four uk agents actively building their client lists. List of literary agents 20202021 the literary agencies directory. Also handles adult literary and commercial fiction and nonfiction. Selling a book is even far more bookends on the today show. Find nonfiction literary agents open to submissions in this post. With our deep expertise in all aspects of the publishing process, our extensive network of subsidiary rights agents overseas and in hollywood, and our. Agents specialising in literary fiction writersservices. Mark now helps authors of all genres fiction, nonfiction, and childrens books get top literary agents, publishers, and book deals through his company literary agent undercover and the bestselling author. With the launch of our brandnew nonfiction writing competition inspire us, literary agent anna hogarty talks about the five elements shes. Updated 122019 these four uk agents are actively seeking to expand their client lists. About the agents wendy sherman associates literary.1481 61 703 726 1361 574 1375 823 408 307 1086 918 51 547 1409 9 44 1258 506 1456 684 219 471 898 1230 709 710 103 1370 889 19 335 574 328 522 740 48 397 1154