Literary Agents in the Best of the Web Directory

Literary Agents

3 Seas Literary Agency

Specializes in romance, women’s fiction, middle-grade and young adult books, but also on the lookout for great mysteries, thrillers and non-fiction projects.

Adams Literary

Specialist agency representing children's and young adult authors and artists. Clients, gallery, books, newsletter and submission policy.

Bonnier Group Agency

Represent authors from the Bonnier publishing group in Sweden. Includes book, authors, illustrators, and information on film rights.

Brown Literary Agency

Specializes in women’s fiction written by women, erotica, romance, novels for young adults, and mysteries. Authors, sales by the agency, and submission guidelines.

Carolyn Swayze

Working in literary and commercial fiction, creative non-fiction, Canadian history, memoirs, humour and cookbooks, and books for younger readers. Authors, submissions, and co-agents in various countries.

The Greenhouse

Agency based in London UK and Washington DC and specialising in fiction for children and young adults. Overview, authors, books, news, tips, and how to submit.

Hartline Literary Agency

Representing authors of inspirational fiction and non-fiction books for adults. Agents, authors, recent sales, and submission guidelines.

Irene Goodman Literary Agency

Representing authors working in historical, women's, and young adult fiction, thrillers and mysteries, and a range of non-fiction. Services, team biographies, and submission guidelines.

Margaret McBride

San Diego agency outlines their mission statement, experience, successes, and forthcoming titles.

Marly Rusoff Literary Agency

Offers staff who support authors from development of book proposals to marketing and promotion. Includes writers, books, deals, submissions, and services for book groups.

Nordin Agency

Based in Malmö and Stockholm in Sweden and representing best-selling Scandinavian authors worldwide.

The Robert E. Shepard Agency

Provides literary services to authors of serious non-fiction books, in the United States and worldwide. Includes categories they do and don't handle, clients and books, and advice for authors.

Strachan Literary Agency

Located in Annapolis, Maryland, and representing authors of literary fiction and narrative nonfiction. Includes interests and books published.

Ted Weinstein Literary Management

Works with a wide range of US authors in the field of adult nonfiction. About the agency and their services, recent deals, and submission guidelines.

TriadaUS Literary Agency

Full service literary agency open to any strong non-fiction and fiction projects.

Wendy Sherman Associates

Literary management services offered including details of agents, books and authors, submission guidelines and news updates.

Writers House

Founded by Al Zuckerman and home to a stable of agents and rising junior agents. Sections include bestsellers, illustrators, award winners, estate administration, and a history of the house.

The Zoe Pagnamenta Agency

Full service independent literary agency in New York. Overview, list of US and UK clients, and information on subsidiary rights.

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