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2M Communications
morel@bookhaven.com Specializes in adult non-fiction. Email query to Madeleine Morel.
3 Seas Literary Agency http://threeseasagency.com/ Accepts: Romance, women’s fiction, historical, regencies, paranormal, romantic suspense, non-fiction, young adult and children’s. Send a query letter, synopsis, the first three chapters, a bio sheet and SASE to: Michelle Grajkowski, 3 Seas Literary Agency, P.O. Box 8571, Madison, WI 53708 or e-mail her at threeseaslit@aol.com
Aardvark Literary aardvark@localnet.com Rep books and screenplays.
Aeionline.com http://www.aeionline.com A literary management and motion picture company
Alexis Starr Productions and Literary Agency http://www.alexisstarr.com
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14707 136th Ave E ,
Puyallup, WA 98373
Specializes in first-time authors who write commercial fiction and screenplays whose story lines involve, “thrillers, conspiracies, dramas, mysteries, war stories, comedy, and intrigue.
Alison J. Picard ajpicard@aol.com Seeks commercial adult fiction and non-fiction, middle grade and juvenile fiction. Accepts e-queries.
Alison Picard P.O. Box 2000, cotuit, MN 02635 Fiction and non-fiction: adult, young adult, and juvenile.
Alive Communications http://www.alivecommunications
.com
Represents non-fiction, novels, short stories, novellas, and juvenile books.
agentslistAltair Austrailia http://www.altair-australia.com/ Handles fiction (children’s, mainstream, crime & mystery, action/adventure, with a specialty in sci-fi / fantasy) and is just starting to represent non-fiction.
American Literary Agents http://www.americanliterary
agents.com
Handles fiction, non-fiction, scripts, screenplays , children’s books, etc.
American Literary Agents Of Washington, Inc. http://www.americanlitrary
agents.com
Represent all categories of books.
Amicus Literary Agency bookwoamn@qwest.net Manuscripts wanted: Mainstream, literary fiction, mysteries/thriller, current events, and non-fiction. Fiction: Query letter and first 50 pages or first 3 chapters. Nonfiction: Query letter with SASE.
Andrea Brown Literary Agency 1076 Eagle Dr.,
Salinas, CA 93905
Accepts children’s and YA fiction and non-fiction and some adult fiction (historical and Asian-related). Send query with outline, sample pages and bio. E-mail to see if e-queries are acceptable at (ablit@redshift.com).
Andrea Hurst & Associates Literary Agency P.O. Box 19010,
Sacramento, CA 95819-0010
(916)736-3745
(ahawrite@aol.com)
Non-fiction: personal growth, self-help, memoirs spirituality, parenting, business, cookbooks, holistic health, narrative , true crime. Fiction: Commercial, women’s, mystery, thriller.
Andree Abecassis, AAR, Ann Elmo Agency P.O. Box 7283, Berkeley, CA 94707
(510)526-5099
(aalitagent@aol.com)
Primarily non-fiction: politics, biography, careers, health, parenting, self-help, psychology, medical, memoirs, gardening, meteorology.
Andrew Lownie Literary Agency http://www.andrewlownie.co.uk Specializes in history, biography, current affairs, reference, and celebrity books.
Angela Rinaldi Literary Agency http://www.rinaldiliterary.com Commercial and literary fiction, narrative and proactive non-fiction. 100% of clients are new/unpublished. Equery okay to amr@rinaldiliterary.com
Ann Elmo 60 E. 42nd St., NY, NY 10165
(212-661-2880)
Accepts Fiction (literary, contemporary, mystery, romance, thriller) and non-fiction (business, cooking, bio/memoir, self-help, pop culture, science, technology). Send query and SASE.
Ann Wright Representatives 165 W. 46th St., Ste. 1105,
NY, NY 10036
Fiction and screenplays with strong film potential. No e-queries. For questions e-mail at (danwrightlit@aol.com).
Anne McDermid & Associates http://www.mcdermidagency.com Represents commercial and literary fiction and non-fiction (memoir, biography, literary travel, and investigative journalism). No e-queries.
AP Watt http://www.apwatt.co.uk Founded in 1875. Represents a wide range of fiction and non-fiction.
Artists and Artisans http://www.altairliterary
agency.com
Accepts fiction and non-fiction. Accepts e-queries. See site for needs.
Ashley Grayson Literary Agency 1342 18th Street,
San Pedro, CA 90732
310)548-4672
General fiction, mystery, romance, fantasy / sci-fi, juvenile fiction, computers/technology, business/investing/finance, history, mind/body/spirit, health, lifestyle, and science. Send by mail query letter, first three pages of manuscript or an overview of non-fiction proposals. No e-queries. Allow up to 4 months of reading.
Australian Literary Management http://www.austlit.com/ Represents fiction and non-fiction. No e-mail queries, but does accept phone pitches.
Author Management Group http://www.author-
management.com
Accepts fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books.
B.J. Robbins Literary Agency 5130 Bellaire Ave.,
North Hollywood, CA 91607
Literary and women’s fiction, narrative and trade non-fiction. Include 3 sample chapters with fiction query proposal with non-fiction query and SASE. Questions can be directed to (robbinsliterary@aol.com).
Balkin Agency Inc., P.O. Box 222, Amherst, MA 01004,
413-548-9835,
(balkin@crocker.com)
Accepts adult non-fiction, professional books and college textbooks. Query with outline and sample chapter.
Barbara Hogenson Agency 1165 W. End Ave., Ste 19-C,
NY, NY10023
Adult fiction, non-fiction and stage plays. Mail query.
Barbara Kouts P.O. Box 560, Bellport, NY 11713 Children’s fiction and non-fiction. Mail query.
Barbara Markowitz Literary P.O. box 41709, LA, CA 90041-3032 Specialized in mid-level YA, contemporary fiction, adult trade fiction and non-fiction. Send a query with SASE and 2-3 sample chapters.
Bert P. Krages http://www.krages.com/
lvaserv.htm
Seeks nonfiction in the areas of science, health, fitness, psychology, technology, architecture, business, legal, visual arts, performing arts, humor and memoir. Accepts e-queries.
Betsy Amster Literary Enterprises P.O. Boix 27788,
LA, CA 900270788
Query with SASE and proposal (for non-fiction) and first three pages for fiction to Betsy Amster. Member of AAR. Social issues, history, adventure, travel, psychology, self health, women’s issues, parenting, popular culture. Literary fiction.
Betsy Nolan Literary Agency 224 W. 29th St., 15th FL.,
NY, NY 10001
Accepts adult non-fiction, especially pop psychology, child care, cookbooks, and African-American and Jewish issues.
Betsy Thorpe Literary Management P.O. Box 16524,
Stamford Ct. 06905
This is a new agency, started in 2002, by a former acquiring editor for Wiley & Sons, Harper Collins, etc. Her specialty is health and parenting books. She is looking for non-fiction proposals in the areas of health, parenting, lifestyle books (including decorating and cooking) and narrative non-fiction on these topics.
Beverly Slopen Literary Agency http://www.slopenagency.
com/sa/
Accepts a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction (No fantasy, horror, or romance). Accepts e-queries.
Blanche C. Gregory http://www.bcgliteraryagency
.com/
Interested in adult fiction and non-fiction. Accepts e-queries. See site for needs.
Bleecker Street Associates 532 LaGuardia PL., Ste. 617,
NY, NY 10012
25% fiction, 75% non-fiction. Mail query
Bob Erdmann http://www.bob-erdmann.com Will show your book and represent you to international publishers if he’s interested in your material.
Bob Mecoy mecoy@aol.com Bob McCoy, seeks commercial fiction/mystery
Bobbe Siegel 41 W. 83rd St., Ny, NY 10024 Adult fiction and non-fiction. Mail query.
Bohrman Agency 8899 Beverly Blvd., Ste. 811,
LA, CA 90048
Send query letter marked attention Literary Dept. Interested in features, all TV formats, and novels in all genres.
Book Blast http://www.bookblast.com Accepts traditional and underground fiction and non-fiction. No horror, crime, fantasy, children’s, cooking, poetry, or health.
BookEnds http://www.bookends-inc.com Seeks Fiction (romance, chic lit, romantic suspense, mystery, women’s fiction, and literary fiction” and non-fiction (spirituality, self-help, business/finance, health psychology, relationships, parenting, pets, and general non-fiction.
Books & Such http://www.janetgrant.com Accepts novels (including young adult), nonfiction and children’s books Accepts e-queries.
Bookstop Literary Agency 67 Meadow View Rd.,
Orinda, CA 94563
http://www.bookstopliterary.com
Accepts children’s and young adult fiction and non-fiction. Mail complete manuscript or sample chapters in non-fiction.
Brandt & Hochman http://www.writersmarket.com/index_
nl.asp?cat+ag&id+10114
1501 Broadway, NY, NY 10036
30% of clients are new writers. Clients include Scott Turow. They want you to write a query that will give the agent a sense of you as a professional writer, your long term interests as well as a short description of the work at hand. Gail Hockman–literary fiction or memoirs Carl Brandt, Marianne Merola, Charles Schlessiger, and Meg Gils–Interested in mystery, history, current affairs, western issues, biography. Snail mail query.
Bright Lights Associates suzannehoos@woldnet.att.net Seeks novels in the following genres: romance, women-in-jeopardy, horror, occult, women’s fiction, suspense, paranormal, gothic, and time travel. Also seek non-fiction: self help books, women’s issues, current affairs. Query via e-mail to Suzanne Hoos with title, premise, genre and word count. She is a published romance author herself and never charges reading fees.
Bukowski Agency http://www.thebukowski
agency.com
Accepts commercial fiction (no genre fiction, short stories) by mail only, and non-fiction proposals by e-mail query or mail.
Cambridge Literary Associates http://www.cambridgeliterary.com See site for needs.
Candace Lake Agency clagency@bwkliterary.com Represents novels, screenplays, TV MOWs, and episodic dramas. Fax query to 310-247-2116 to Candance Lake. Or e-mail for other info.
Carol Mann Agency http://www.carolmannagency.com/ Accepts literary fiction and narrative non-fiction, including psychology, biography, memoirs, history, pop culture, spirituality. E-mail about e-queries at (carolmannagency.com)
Carol Susan Roth Literary http://www.authorsbest.com Specializes in spirituality, health, personal growth, personal finance, and business. Email query to Carol Susan Roth at (carol@authorsbest.com).
Castiglia Literary Agency 1155 Camino Del Mar, Suite 510,
Del Mar, CA 92014
(858) 456-5085
Literary Mainstream, ethnic fiction, health, science, biography, women’s issues, pop culture, true crime. Query (via mail) the following depending on area of interest: Julie Castiglia — Young women’s fiction Winifred golden–Thrillers and edgy fiction Both women look for literary, ethnic and commercial fiction as well as narrative non-fiction by experts. Mail query with a one paragraph synopsis and bio.
Cat Ledger Literary Agency cat.ledger@virgin.net Accepts general fiction and non-fiction. Accepts e-queries.
Catherine Fowler fowlerc@mindspring.com Nonfiction: health, self-help, pop culture, food, gift books, women’s narrative, memoirs, current affairs.
Celia Catchpole http://www.celiacatchpole.co.uk Represents children’s authors.
Charlotte Gusay Literary Agency http://www.mediastudio.com/gusay 1
0532 Blythe Avenue, L
A, CA 90064 (310) 559-0831
Fiction: Mainstream and literary fiction. Non-fiction. Narrative non-fiction/memoir, political/social subjects, business, film/television, fashion, biography, humor, cookbooks, and others.
Christina Pechstein Agency http://www.augustagency.com/
CricketFreeman.html
Seeking fiction (Mainstream, suspense, crime novels and thrillers) and non-fiction (memoirs, high concept non-fiction, and creative non-fiction). Accepts e-queries.
Claudia Menza Literary Agency 1170 Broadway, Suite 807,
NY, NY 10001
Represents non-fiction books and novels. Specializes in African-American fiction and non-fiction. Send outline and sample chapter to Claudia Menza.
Communications Management Associates 1129 Sixt Ave., #1 Rockfor, IL 61104-314
Fax :815-964-3061
Send query with outline and 3 sample chapters to Thomas R. Lee via mail or fax. Has 20 clients 50% are new/unpublished. Accepts movie scripts, non-fiction, and novels.
Cooke Agency 278 Bloor St. E., Suite 305, Toronto,
ON M4W 3M4 Canada
Accepts fiction and non-fiction. Doesn’t want: How to, self-help, spirituality, genre fiction. Mail query with SASE to Elizabeth Griffen or e-mail (livcooke@idirect.ca) to see if e-mail query is acceptable.
Craig Nelson Company 115 W. 18th St., 5th Floor
New York, NY 10011
Mr. Nelson is a former executive editor with Random House, Villard, Hyperion, and Harper Collins. Accepts fiction and non-fiction.
Crawford Literary Agency Crawfordlit@att.net Accepts non-ficti0on (celebrity and /or media-based books) and commercial fiction. E-mail query to Susan Crawford.
Creative Books Services mecoy@aol.com Bob McCoy has been an editor at Crown, Simon &Schuster, Morrow/Avong, Dell/Delacorte. He is interested in literary and commercial fiction (mystery, sci-fi / fantasy) and narrative non-fiction (business, sports, adventure, science, politics and current affairs. No romance, children’s’ or you adult books. Query via e-mail.
Crossman Literary Agency crossmanla@aol.com Non-fiction, self help, gift books. Email to see if query is acceptable.
Cyd LeVin & Associates 130 W 42nd St
New York, NY 10036
(212) 840-9414
Send a e-query to Rob Gallagher with you title, genre log line and 50 word synopsis.
Dale Harney Productions dhprod@planet.eon.net Only for Canadian writers. Accept email queries.
Darhansoff, Verrill, Feldman Literary Agents 236 W. 26th St., #802,
NY, NY 10001
Fiction, non-fiction, literary fiction. Mail query.
David Black Literary Agency 156 Fifth Ave., NY, NY 10010 Query with outline and SASE. Accepts non-fiction and novels. Specializing in sports and politics.
Dee Mura Enterprises, Inc. 269 West Shore Drive,
Massapequa, NY 11758
Snail mail a query letter, synopsis and brief author bio and SASE to Dee Mura. Interested in features, TV Movies, and novels in the following genres: Drama, comedy, horror, sci-fi, action/adventure, romantic comedy, true life drama, crime, espionage, thriller, medical thriller, non-fiction, women’s issues.
Defiore and Co. http://www.defioreandco.com/ Fiction: Commercial, suspense, modern. Non-fiction: Business books, finance books self help, inspiration, health, memoir, biography, entertainment, cooking, sports, psychology. Query via e-mail submissions@defioreandco.com
Denise Marcil Literary Agency 685 West End Ave., Ste. 9C,
Ny, NY 10025
(212-932-3310)
Accepts commercial fiction (thrillers suspense, contemporary mainstream women’s fiction and chick lit) and non-fiction (self help, how to, reference, business, parenting/relationships, health, popular psychology, and books that help people’s lives). Send one page query with SASE.
DHS Literary http://www.dhsliterary.com Areas of Interest: Mainstream fiction, suspense, mystery, thrillers, business, historical fiction, pop culture, film, technology, true crime, travel/adventure, humor, and music. As of June 1, 2003 they will no longer be accepting unsolicited queries or submissions. Accepting new material by referral only. E-mail queries to submission@dhsliterary.com
Doe Coover Agency http://www.doecooveragency.com Accepts literary fiction and non-fiction (bio/memoir, business, social science, cooking, and gardening). No e-queries.
Don Congdon Associates, Inc. doncongdon@aol.com Looking for new talent.
Donna Levin Manus & Associates 425 Sherman Ave. #200,
Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 347-8121
(Donnalevin@aol.com)
Fiction: Commercial and literary, mysteries. Non-fiction: Memoirs. Author of Get that Novel Started.
Doris S. Michaels Literary Agency http://www.dsmagency.com Fiction: commercial, literary, women’s, novels with strong screen potential. Non-fiction (see site) E-mail queries only. Mail@dsmagency.com
Douroux & Co. douroux@relaypoint.net Represent both books and screenplays. Have an online query form on their site.
Dreyer & Helland Literary Agency booksterbooks@yahoo.com Seeks new and experienced writers in all genres. Most of their previous work has been in academic publishing, but they are branching out into other areas. They are located in Grand Forks, ND.
Dunham Literary http://www.dunhamlit.com 30% of clients are new writers. Interested in literary fiction , alternative spirituality, and children’s books (fastest growing area of agency). Mail query to Jennie Dunham or Dona Lieberman.
Dystel & Goderich Literary Management http://www.dystel.com Accepts adult fiction and non-fiction. Brief e-queries are okay.
E S Agency 6612 Pacheco Way,
Citrus Heights, CA 95610
(916-)723-2794
Represents fiction, non-fiction, movie scripts, feature film, TV movie-of-the-week. Query via fax (916) 723-2796 or via e-mail with SASE to Ed Silver, president. For more information e-mail them at edley07@cs.com
Educational Design Services, Inc. P.O. Box 253,
Wantaugh, NY 11793
Accepts k-12 educational texts only. Submit query with outline, sample pages or complete mss and bio/resume.
Elaine Koster Literary Agency 55 Central Park West, Suite 6, NY,
NY 10023 (212-362-9488)
Accepts commercial and literary fiction, narrative non-fiction, self help, and memoir. Mail query.
Elizabeth Pomada, AAR, Larsen-Pomada Literary Agents 1029 Jones Street,
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 673-0939
Literary & commercial fiction, romance, historical, mysteries, thrillers. Nonfiction: Women’s interest, travel , narrative, memoir, biography, and new voices.
Ethan Ellenberg Literary Agency http://www.ethanellenberg.com Established in 1984. 10% of clients are new writers. Looking for submission for fiction ad nonfiction. Represents commercial and literary fiction as well as children’s books and serious non-fiction. Sells over 100 tiles per year and actively seeks new authors. See guidelines on site. E-mail query ok. Agent@ethanellenbergcom
Faris Literary http://www.farrisliterary.com Seeks fiction (thrillers, suspense, mysteries, romance, mainstream, horror, action/adventure, literary, Christian, westerns) and non-fiction (how to, self help, law, true crime, current affairs, popular culture, women’s issues, biographies, history, travel, sports, politics, entertainment, spiritual, and inspirational).
Fegen/Parrent Literary Management 104063.3247@compuserve.com Accept email queries
Felicia Eth Literary Representation feliciaeth@aol.com Accepts 85% non-fiction (provocative non-fiction on a wide array of commercial subjects) and 15% fiction (mainstream and contemporary — represented Jane Austen in Boca). E-mail query ok.
Fielding Agency http://www.fieldingagency.com Specializes in selling foreign rights for a handful of literary agencies, but does represent a few writers domestically. Whitney Lee, an agent here, is interested in commercial and literary fiction, narrative non-fiction, science, history, memoir, business, sports, and culture. Her e-mail address is wlee@fieldingagency.com.
First Books http://www.firstbooks.com Mainstream fiction and non-fiction. (No romance, westerns, short stories, or extremely violent novels)
Flaming Star Literary Enterprises 320 Riverside Dr.,
NYC, NY 10025
Query by mail with SASE
Flannery Literary 1140 Wickfield Ct.,
Naperville, IL 60563
Fiction and non-fiction for children and young adults; all genres infant to college age. For questions email at flanlit@aol.com. Query by mail only.
Florida Literary Agency agentflorida@aol.com Accepts fiction (mysteries, legal thrillers, literary novels) and non-fiction (pop culture, women’s issues, how to’s). Also accepts children’s books. Accept e-queries.
Front Matter Agency http://www.frontmatter.com/ Visit site for more information.
Futerman, Rose & Associates http://www.futermanrose.co.uk Accepts screenplays, commercial, literary and non-fiction, particularly where there’s is a strong film potential.
Garamond Agency http://www.garamondagency.com Represents non-fiction only. No equeries.
Gelfman Schneider http://www.gelfmanschneider.com
250 W. 57th St., Ste. 2515,
Ny, NY 10107
Contemporary women’s commercial fiction, literary and commercial fiction, mystery and suspense. Mail query. For questions e-mail at gsla@msn.com
Georges Borchardt, Inc. 136 E. 57th St., NY, NY 10022
(212-753-5785)
Accepts fiction and non-fiction.
Gina Maccoby Literary Agency P.O. Box 60,
Chappaqua, NY 10514
(914-238-5630)
Fiction and non-fiction for adults and children.
Golvan Arts Management http://www.golvanarts.com.au Represents writers of adult and children’s fiction and non-fiction, poetry, screenwriters, and playwrights.
Goodman Associates 500 West End Ave., Ny, NY 10024
(212-873-4806)
Accepts adult fiction and non-fiction. Mail query with SASE.
Graybill & English http://www.graybillandenglish.com 65% of clients are new/unpublished. Needs fiction (women’s, incl. Romance and mystery; literary/commercial, particularly character driven novels) and non-fiction (current events, biography, health, science, narrative-women’s stories, self help, sports, politics. Accepts e-queries. E-mail Lynn Whittaker at lynnwhittaker@aol.com. Member of AAR. Seeks non-fiction, novels, and short story collections.
Grey Literary Enterprises lgreyl@tampabay.rr.com Seeks commercial fiction, horror, hardcore murder mysteries, and medical thrillers. Will consider any quality fiction. E-mail to see if they accept e-mail queries
Greyline http://www.greyline.net/
submissions.html
Management company for novels and screenplays
Grosvenor Literary Agency 5510 Grosvenor Lane,
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301-564-6231)
Mail outline/proposal for non-fiction and query with 3 sample chapters for fiction. No e-mail/fax queries.
Harold Ober Associates 452 Madison Ave., NY, NY 100017
(212-759-8600)
Accepts general fiction and non-fiction. Query with SASE.
Joy Harris Literary Agency http://www.Joyharrisliterary.com Established in 1990 Ms. Harris established her own agency selling all rights pertaining to works of fiction and non-fiction. Her interest is in working directly with writers to help guide their careers, negotiate on their behalf, and protect their work; she takes great pleasure in finding new authors and, of course, in reading. Ms. Harris has worked with numerous reputable authors, many of whom she has represented since their first published work. She is most interested in literary fiction and narrative non-fiction.
Hartline Literary Agency http://www.hartlineliterary.com Accepts mainstream and inspirational fiction and non-fiction.
Harvey Klinger, Inc. http://www.harveyklinger.com Accepts mainstream adult fiction and non-fiction, literary and commercial. E-mail query to (queries@harveyklinger.com).
Helen Rees Literary Agency 376 North St., Boston, MA 02113 Accepts literary fiction and non-fiction (business, bio, and health). Query with outline, bio, and up to 50 page sample. Direct all questions to (reesliterary@aol.com).
Henry Morrison, Inc. P.O. Box 235,
Bedford Hills, NY 10507
(914-666-3500)
Accepts fiction and non-fiction. Query with SASE.
Hill & Barlow Agency One International Place
Boston, MA 02110
Accepts Non-fiction and fiction proposals for books, film and television rights for books, life-story rights, screenplays and treatments. No e-queries.
Hornfischer Literary Management http://www.hornfischerliterary
management.com
Accepts a broad range of serious and commercial non-fiction and select fiction. Accepts e-queries. Send one-page synopsis and the first 30-35 pages of the manuscript. We are no longer accepting unsolicited fiction queries via the mail. Call for any questions on submissions.
Hy Cohen Literary Agency cogency@comcast.net Accepts adult and yung0adult fiction and no-fiction. E-Query okay.
Irene Krass Agency 507 NW 22nd Ave, suite 104,
Portland, OR 97210
(503)721-7442
Irene Krass: Psychological thrillers, medical thrillers, mysteries, and literary fiction. Ashley Krass: Romance, women’s fiction, historical fiction, non-fiction. Send a short cover letter and the first 50 pages on a completed manuscript. No query letters.
Jacqueline Simenauer Literary Agency P.O. Box A.G.,
Mantoloking, NY 08738
(732-262-0783)
Accepts fiction (literary and mainstream) and non-fiction (health/medicine, popular psychology, how to/self help, women’s alternative health, spirituality, New age, fitness/nutrition, current issues, true crime, business, celebrities, reference and social issues). For fiction query with first 3 chapters. For non-fiction send query only.
Levine Greenberg Literary Agency Inc http://www.levinegreenberg.com/ Accepts fiction and non-fiction. Accepts equeries.
James Peter Associates, P.O. Box 358, New Canaan, CT 06840 gene_brissie@msn.com General and commercial adult non-fiction any subject. Include outline, sample pages and bio. No electronic submissions.
Jandy Nelson, Manus & Associates 425 Sherman Ave. #200,
Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 347-8121
(jandy@aol.com)
Literary and commercial fiction and nonfiction.
Jane Dystel Literary Management. http://www.dystel.com Fiction: Action/adventure, ethnic, gay/lesbian/ literary, mainstream, suspense, thriller,/espionage.
Jane Rotrosen Agency 318 E. 51st St., NY, NY 10022 Specializes in commercial fiction (all varieties, including suspense, romance, and mystery) and non-fiction (narrative). Represents well known writer Iris Johansen. Mail query to Jane R. Berkey, Andre Cirillo, Annelise Robey, or Margaret Ruley.
Jaqueline Simenauer Literary Agency P.O. Box A.G.,
Mantoloking, NJ 08738
Literary and commercial fiction; general non-fiction. Equery is okay. E-mail address?
Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency 216 E. 75th St.,
Ny, NY 10021
Adult mainstream fiction, literary and commercial fiction; narrative non-fiction. Include outline, bio and resume.
Jeanne Fredericks Literary Agency jfredrks@optonline.net Consider novels occasionally
Jed Mattes, Inc. general@jedmattes.com Fiction and non-fiction. See http://www.jedmattes.com for details.
Jeff Herman Literary Agency http://www.jeffherman.com General adult non-fiction and fiction. (Mostly non-fiction) Query to jeff@jeffherman.com
Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency http://www.jdlit.com Specializes in children’s literature for all ages–picture books, middle grade, and young adult; but also represents adult fiction (literary and commercial, mysteries, thrillers) and non-fiction (humor, celebrity biographies, psychology, self-help, women’s and men’s issues, social issues). No e-queries.
Jennifer Jackson of Donald Mass Agency http://www.maassagency.com/
agents.html
Seeks mystery/suspense/romance/ and women’s fiction
Jim Donovan Literary 4515 Prentice St., Suite 109,
Dallas, TX 75206
(214)-696-9411
Accepts non-fiction and novels. For non-fiction send query and SASE. For fiction send 2-5 page outline and 3 sample characters. Looking for books with something fresh to say.
Joan Brandt Agency 788 Wesley Dr.,
Atlanta, GA 30305-3933
Represents non-fiction, novels, and short story collections. Query with SASE.
Jody Rein Books http://www.jodyreinbooks.com 7741 S. Ash Ct. Littleton, CO 80122. Commercial and narrative non-fiction; commercial and literary fiction; Screenplays.
Joelle Delbourgo Associates http://www.delbourgo.com Accepts fiction and non-fiction. No e-queries.
John A. Ware Literary Agency 392 Central Park W.,
NY, NY 10025-5801
Accepts adult fiction (non-category thrillers and mysteries) and non-fiction (biography, history, current affairs, investigative journalism, social criticism, nature, Americana and folklore, science, medicine, and sports).
Jonathan Dolger Agency 49 E. 96th St., 9b, NY, NY 10128 Adult fiction and non-fiction. Mail query.
Jonathan James Agency jameslitll@hotmail.com Seeks new literary fiction
Jonothan Harris LitWest Agency jonoharris@hotmail.com Non-fiction of all kinds.
Joy Harris Agency http://www.joyharrisliterary.com/ Accepts fiction and non-fiction. Accepts fax queries to joy Harris at (212) 924-6609. Check site to see if email queries are accepted. Email address is (gen.office@jhlitagent.com).
Julie Barer of Sanford J. Greenburger Associates jbarer@sja.com Likes working with emerging writers on developing their careers. The agency seeks literary fiction, narrative non-fiction, history, biography, religion, and cultural studies. E-mail her for queries.
Julie Pokin 15340 Albright Street, #204, Pacific
Palisades, CA 90272-2520
Mail query to Ms. Popkin with SASE. Has 35 clients. 30% are new/unpublished. Accepts non-fiction (art, architecture, government, politics, history, women’s issues) and fiction (mainstream novels).
Karen Lewis & Co. basha00@aol.com Seeks non-fiction, novels and juvenile books. Send query to Karen Lewis.
Kidde, Hoty, & Picard 335 E 51st St., NY, NY 10022 Mainstream fiction, literary fiction, romance, mysteries, and general non-fiction. E-mail at (khp@worldnet.att.net) to see if e-queries are accepted.
Kimberley Cameron, AAR, Resse-Halsey 98 Main Street #704,
Tiburon, CA 94920
bookgirl2@comcast.net
Non-fiction: culture, history, biography, self-help, spirituality. Mainstream & literary fiction, sci-fi.
Knight Agency http://www.knightagency.net Seeks Romance: Contemporary, historical, time travel, paranormal sci-fi, romantic suspense, woman’s fiction, commercial fiction, literary fiction. For non-fiction, they seek–business, self help, finance, music, entertainment, media-related, pop culture, how to, psychology, travel, health, inspirational/religious/reference, and holiday books. Query via e-mail
Knox Burger Associates 425 Madison Ave.,
NY, NY 10017
(212-759-8600)
Accepts adult fiction (no sci-fi, fantasy, or romance) and non-fiction Mail query with SASE
LA Literary Agency P.O. Box 46730,
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Adult fiction and non-fiction. Mail query, including outline and 50 sample pages + bio of author. For questions you can e-mail at (laliteraryag@aol.com). No e-queries.
Laresen-Pomada.com http://www.larsen-pomada.com/ Agency’s fiction submission guidelines
Larry Sternig Literary Agency http://www.sff.net/people/
jackbyrne/index.html
Name is now Sternig & Bryne Literary Agency. Check site for detail.
Larsen Pomada Literary Agents http://www.larsenpomada.com/ 40-45% of clients are new/unpublished. For fiction (literary or commercial) query Mike Larsen. For non-fiction contact Elizabeth Pmada. Snail mail query with outline and sample chapters (or first 10 pages of completed novel0.
Laura Rennert, Senior Agent, Andrea Brown Agency ljrennert@earthlink.net All categories of children’s books. Nonfiction: history, thrillers with female angle, narrative & popular, memoirs. Fiction: historical, literary & thrillers.
Laurens R. Schwartz Agency 5 E. 22nd St., Suite 15D,
NY, M 10010-5325
Handles fiction, non-fiction. Query with SASE
Lennie Literary Agency http://www.lennieliterary.com Accepts fiction (general and mystery, short story compilations) and non-fiction (biography, Latin America, Women’s Literature, history, social, political, and public policy). No e-queries.
Leo P. Haffey Agency http://www.c-1st.com Represents non-fiction books (self-help), novels, short story collections, novellas, feature films. E-mail query to Robi Swenson at (c1st@nashville.net) along with synopsis, treatment or summary in the body of the e-mail.
Lescher & Lescher, Ltd 47 East 19th St.
New York, NY 10003
Accepts serious non-fiction (current affairs, history, biography, memoir, politics, law, sociology, psychology, pop culture, and food/wine) and literary and/or commercial fiction (mysteries/thrillers and some children’s books).
Lescher Agency susanlescher@aol.com Accepts fiction (including mysteries) and non-fiction (travel, cookbooks, bio/memoir, psychology, and spiritual). E-mail query.
Lewis & Co. basha00@aol.com Accepts fiction (mystery/suspense/thriller, commercial/mainstream, romance, and some literary) and non-fiction (self-help, how-to, metaphysical, gay/lesbian, memoir, psychology, and ethnic). E-mail query.
Lilly Ghahremani, Full Circle Literary Agency glilly@fullcircleliterary.com General fiction and non-fiction.
Lilly Ghahremani, Full Circle Literary Agency http://www.fullcircleliterary.com General fiction and non-fiction.
Linda Konner Literary Agency ldkonner@cs.com Adult commercial non-fiction. Equery okay.
Linda Roghaar Literary Agency http://www.lindaroghaar.com 90% nonfiction 10% fiction. Handles everything but romance, horror, or sci-fi. No e-queries. Check website for details.
Lindsey’s Literary Services 7502 Greenville Ave., Ste. 500,
Dallas, Ty 75231 (214-890-9262)
Accepts fiction (mystery/suspense/thriller, mainstream, romance, women as strong heroines) and non-fiction (self-help, psychology, women’s , some metaphysical). For fiction query with synopsis, first 3 chapters, and brief bio. For non-=fiction query with proposal, writing sample, brief bio detailing credentials and platform. Include SASE. For further questions email at (bonedges001@aol.com).
Literary Agency for Southern Authors 2123 Paris Metz Road,
Chattanooga, TN 37421
Focus is on authors living in the Southern U.S. Special focus on “new authors with something to say, who have a vision of where they are going as an author.”
Literary Group http://www.theliterarygroup.com Accepts 50% fiction and 50% non-fiction (specializes in true crime, military, history, biography, sports, how to). Mail query along with an outline and 3 sample chapters to Frank Weimann with SASE or e-mail him at (fweimann@theliterarygroup.com).
Loretta Barret Books, Inc. 101 Fifth Ave., F1. 112,
NY, NY 10003
(212-242-3420)
10% of clients are new writers, 80% are first-time novelists. Accepts non-fiction (up-market psychological/spiritual, sophisticated theology, self help, history, biography) and fiction (thrillers, romantic suspense, contemporary women’s). Snail mail query with SASE.
Lori Perkins lperkinsagency@yahoo.com Lit agent for books
Lori Perkins Associates 5800 Arlngton Ave.,
Riverdale, NY 10471
10% of clients are new/unpublished. Accepts non-fiction (popular culture) and fiction (fantasy horror, dark literary and sci-fi). Mail query.
Lowenstein Associates 121 West 27th St., Suite 601, NY, NY 10001 Send Query and SASE to Barbara Lowenstein (for fiction, send outline and first chapter). Has 150 clients. 20% are new/unpublished. Accepts non-fiction (health, business, spiritualism, creative non-fiction, crime, and women’s issues) and fiction (literary, commercial, suspense).
Lowenstein-Yost Associates http://www.lowensteinyost.com Agent Nancy Yost handles fiction in these areas: crime, suspense, mysteries, women’s fiction, and romance. The agency represents such know authors as Perri O’Shaughnessy, Stephanie Laurens, Leslie Glass. You should mail a query along with the first 10 pages (the 1st chapter).
Lukeman Literary Management http://www.lukeman.com Visit site for more info. Rep both fiction and non-fiction
Lynda Tolls Literary Agency blswarts@juno.com Biography, education, cultural interests, health/medicine, history, travel, current affairs, others. Fiction, multicultural, history, literary, suspense, mystery, romance. Non-fiction: query with SASE, fiction: query with synopsis.
M. Courtney Briggs 100 North Broadway Ave., 20th Floor,
Oklahoma City, OK 73102-9906
Send query with SASE. 25% of clients are new/unpublished. Actively seeking children’s friction, children’s picture books, and young adult fiction and non-fiction.
Malaga Baldi Literary Agency 204 W. 84th St., Ste. 3C, NY, NY 10024 Accepts literary adult fiction and no-fiction. Mail query. For questions e-mail mbaldi@nyc.rr.com
Manus & Associates Literary Agency http://www.manuslit.com 50% of clients are new/unpublished. Seeks women’s fiction, literary fiction, thrillers, narrative non-fiction, health, and sophisticated self help.
March Tenth http://www.marchtenthinc.com Handles fiction and non-fiction. Email query to Harry Choron, vice president at hchoron@aol.com.
Margret McBride Literary Agency http://www.mcbrideliterary.com Accepts fiction (legal, historical) and non-fiction (business, leadership, management). Mail Query 8830 Villa Lajolla Drive, suite 315, La Jolla, CA 92037 jrhodes1@san.rr.com
Maria Carvainis Agency mca@mariacarvainisagency.com Fiction: Mainstream, literary fiction, mystery/suspense, thrillers, fantasy, historical, young adults, contemporary women’s fiction. Non Fiction: biography memoirs, health, self help, business, finance, psychology, and popular science.
Marjacq http://www.marjacq.com/ Accepts general and literary fiction with a particular interest in crime, thrillers, sci-fi and contemporary women’s fiction. Also accepts non-fiction and screenplays.
Martha Casselman P.O. Box 342, Calistoga, CA 94515. Trade non-fiction, food books, and cookbooks. Mail query letter.
Martha Jewett http://www.marthajewett.com Mainly wants business and motivational books.
McClean Literary Associates http://www.mcleanlit.com Represent fiction, mysteries, true crime, literary fiction, and non-fiction. THEY DO CHARGE A READING FEE
McHugh Literary Agency elisabetmch@turbonet.com Accepts most fiction (except SF/Fantasy, Horror, Children’s Books) and all areas of non-fiction, such as Animals, anthropology, biographies, parenting, cooking/nutrition, education, gardening, military, finance, recreation, alternative medicine, and others. E-mail Elisabeth McHugh with a query first. She has recent sales to Harlequin, Time-Warner, Bantam, and more.
Meredith Bernstein http://www.meredithbernsteinliterary
agency.com/
Looking for new clients, 20% are new writers.
Mic Cheetam http://www.miccheetham.com Interested in edgy literary fiction, crime fiction, thrillers, historical fiction, and sci-fi / fantasy.
Michael Larsen, AAR Larsen-Pomada Literary Agents http://www.larsenpomada.com Non-fiction: how-to, self-help, business, humor, spirituality, technology. Author How to Write a Book Proposal, Literary Agents, Guerrilla Marketing for Writers. For questions contact Michael at (larsenpoma@aol.com).
Michael Meller Literary Agency http://www.melleragency.com Seeks fiction, non-fiction and children’s.
Mocknick Productions http://mocknick.com/ Accepts new writers of novels, poetry, short stories, screenplays, stage plays, new age, and children’s stories.
Mountainview Literary Associates mountainviewliterary@lycos.com Adult fiction and all non-fiction. E-mail queries okay.
Mysterious Content Literary Agency myscontent@aol.com Seeks fiction (mystery, thriller, suspense, espionage, crime fiction, noir, adventure, military fiction, literary novels, short-story collections, commercial fiction, children’s and you adult fiction) and narrative non-fiction, life stories in an identifiable narrative voice, and books about writing. E-mail Query to Debbie Carter.
Nancy Love Literary Agency 250 E. 65th St., NY, NY 10021-6614 Seeks non-fiction (health/medicine, alternative medicine, etc.) and fiction (mysteries and thrillers only). Member of AAR. Mail query.
Natash Kern Literary Agency http://www.natashakern.com 15% of clients are new/unpublished. Fiction: commercial and literary, mainstream women’s, romance, historical, thrillers, suspense, and mysteries, mainstream sci-fi. Non-fiction: investigative journalism, health, science, women’s issues, parenting, spirituality, and more. E-mail query to (mkern@natashakern.com)
National Writers Literary Agency http://www.nationalwriters.com Represents authors like Coleman Stokes. Non-fiction books in music, business, cutting edge novels, pop culture, true stories. Contact Andrew J. Whelchel III. Equeries okay.
Nelson Literary agency http://www.nelsonagency.com Seeks fiction: Literary, commercial mainstream, women’s, historical romance, romantic suspense, sci-fi/fantasy. Non-fiction: Narrative, memoir, biography, history, popular culture, business spiritual, established in 2002 on advice from the head of Harcourt’s trade dept. Accepts e-queries.
New Brand Agency Group http://www.literaryagent.net Fiction: adult/ya-thrillers, mysteries, suspense, light horror, mainstream, light literary fantasy, magical realism, historical, soft sci-fi, non-genre romance, women’s literary. Nonfiction: Pop culture, women’s issues, success/leadership, psychology/self help, relationships, personal growth, spirituality, biography, humor, business/investing, and more. Accepts e-mail queries.
New England Publishing Associates http://www.nepa.com/ Accepts only book length non-fiction. General interest adult non-fiction. Include outline, table of contents with one paragraph description, bio and sample chapters. Mail query. P.O. Box 5, Chester, CT 06412
Otitis Media Literary Agency brbotm10@skypoint.com B.R. Boylan Hannibal Harris takes e-mail queries. Interested in: history of music, biography satire, anthropology, archaeology, true crime.
Otto R. Kozak Literary and Motion Picture Agency 114 Coronado St.
Atlantic Beach, N.Y. 11509
Seeks “socially relevant and female issue oriented material.” Email query to Robert Kozak at (agent1@aol.com).
Owen Prell Literary Agency prellLit@aol.com Send e-mail to find their policy on e-mail queries
Pacific Northwest Writers Association http://pnwa.org/index.cfm Over 50 years ago, Zola Helen Ross and Lucille McDonald decided that the NW needed an organization dedicated to helping writers in the northwest connect to other writers, publishers, agents, and editors across the country. They formed a group and the Pacific Northwest Writers Association was born. Our mission is to develop the writing talent from pen to publication through education, accessibility to the publishing industry, and participation in an interactive, vital writer community.
Paraview Literary Agency http://www.paraview.com/literary_
agency_home.htm
Accepts non-fiction in these areas: mind, body and spirit; health and fitness; business; investing; finance; biography; travel; lifestyle; reference; religious; science. Accepts e-queries.
Partricia Teal Literary Agency 2036 Vista Del Rosa,
Fullerton, CA 92831
Women’s fiction, commercial non-fiction.
Paul and Peter Fritz http://www.fritzagency.com Specializes in the representation of English Language writing for publication in German. Also represents writers writing in German. Accepts e-mail queries.
Paul S. Levine Literary Agency 1054 Syperba Ave,
Venice, Ca 90291
(310) 450-6711
Fax(310) 450-0180
Represents 30% non-fiction, 30% novels, 10% movie scripts, 30% TV scripts. No sci-fi, fantasy or horror. Adult non-fiction, commercial fiction. Contact” Query by mail, fax, or e-mail. (pslevine@ix.netcom.com)
Pearson Morris & Belt Literary Management http://www.morrisbelt.com Accepts fiction (women’s commercial, literary, African-American literary, and commercial) And non-fiction (computer, self help, parenting, business, health, fitness, science, current events, narrative non-fiction, etc.).
Pema Browne P.O. Box 4063,
North Hollywood, CA 91617
Actively seeking adult non-fiction, romance, juvenile, middle grade, some young adult, picture books, and novelty books. Mail query and SASE to Pema Browne.
Pema Browne LTD 22284 Avenue San Luis,
Woodland Hills,
CA 91364 (818) 340-4302
Fiction and non-fiction, most genres.
Peter Fraser and Dunlop http://www.pfd.co.uk Visit site for further details.
Peter Lampack Agency 551 Fifth Ave., Ste. 1613,
NY, NY 10014
Commercial and literary fiction; non-fiction. Include the nature of the submission, author’s credentials, sample chapter, synopsis, and e-mail address. For questions you can e-mail at (alampack@verizon.net). No e-queries.
Peter Rubie Literary Agency http://www.prlit.com 20% of clients are new/unpublished. Reps pop culture, business, history, pop science, narrative non-fiction, Judaic, New Age, children’s, literature, thrillers, crime novels, sci-fi, fantasy, and literary fiction. E-mail query to peterrubie@prlit.com
PFD http://www.pfd.co.uk One of Europe’s leading literary and talent agencies. Represents writers, actors, athletes, etc. No e-mail.
Philip G. Spitzer Literary Agency 50 Talmage Farm Ln.,
East Hampton, NY 11937
Adult fiction, literary, and suspense/mystery. Non-fiction. For questions e-mail at (spitzer516@aol.com)
Pinder Lane & Garon-brooke Associates pinderl@interport.net Fiction: Commercial and literary fiction, incl. Thrillers, techno-thrillers, adventure, romance sci-fi, fantasy. Non-fiction: Cookbooks, pop culture, personal lifestyle, etc.
PMA Literary and film Management http://www.pmalitfilm.com Fiction: Action, suspense, thrillers, particularly legal thrillers Non-fiction: Pop culture and current events. Contact their website for submission details. They have an impressive list of clients which you can see on the website.
Quicksilver Books http://www.quicksilverbooks.com Agency seeking new writers. 75% nonfiction, 25% fiction. Seeks adult mainstream trade and /or mass market fiction. Prefers literate suspense thrillers and contemporary novels with bestseller potential. Accepts e-queries.
Rachel Vater, Donald Maas Literary Agency 160 W. 95th St., Suite 1B,
NY, NY 10025
Worked at Writer’s Digest magazine as the trade books editor. She is taking clients now.
Randi Glass Murray, Randi Murray Litera Agency 804 Vista Road,
Hillsborough,k CA 94010
(650-347-8121
(murrayr@aol.com)
Literary & commercial fiction, mysteries, historical, chick lit. Non-fiction:prescriptive/narravtive, memoirs, humor, science, politics/current affairs, business, and sports.
Redwood Agency http://www.redwoodagency.com Accepts Non-fiction for the general consumer market. Has online query form.
Reece Halsey North Literary Agency http://www.reecehalseynorth.com/ Adult fiction and non-fiction. Equery okay.
Reece Halsey North Literary Agency http://www.reecehalseynorth.com/ Adult fiction and non-fiction. Equery okay.
Reid Boates Literary Agency 69 Cooks Crossroad,
Pittstown, NJ 08867 (908) 730-8523
Accepts adult mainstream non-fiction only. Query with SASE via regular mail.
RG Management rebecca@rgmanagement.com Send query letter via email with no attachments to Rebecca Gallegos. Interested in features, all T.V. formats, plays, and novels in all genres.
Richard Henshaw http://richardhenshawgroup.com/ Specializes in commercial fiction and non-fiction, with a special interest in all areas of crime fiction.
Richard Parks Agency 138 E. 16th St., 5th Fl.,
NY, NY 10003
General trade and adult non-fiction
Richard Parks Agency http://www.richardparksagency.com Represents literary and commercial fiction and trade non-fiction. Especially interested in: narrative non-fiction, biography and autobiography, history, popular culture, medicine and health, psychology, parenting, nature and environment, outdoors/adventure, women’s issues, cultural and ethnic issues. No children’s books, poetry, plays or screenplays.
Ricia Mainhardt Agency http://www.ricia.com represents adult and young adult fiction, non-fiction, picture books and early readers.
Rita RosekranzLiterary Agency 440 West End Ave., #15D,
NY, NY 10024
General non-fiction. Check site for details.
Rita Rosenkranz Literary Agency 440 West End Ave., Suite 15D,
NY, NY 10024
Specializes in Adult non-fiction. Send proposal package, outline, and SASE by mail.
RLR Associates http://www.rlrassociates.net/ Represents non-fiction, novels, short stories. Seeks fiction (all types accept for romance and fantasy) and non-fiction 9current affairs, history, art, popular culture, health, and business.
Robert Ducas, The Barn House 244 Westside Rd.,
Norfold, CT 06058
Represents non-fiction (journalistic expose, bio, history), novels, and novellas. Query with SASE. For questions e-mail at robertducas@aol.com
Robert Lecker http://www.leckeragency.com Specializes in books about entertainment, pop culture, popular science, food, and travel. E-mail query to leckerlink@aol.com
Robert Preskill, Attorney at Law, Legal & Literary Representation http://www.preskilllaw.com/ Commercial men’s fiction, mysteries and thrillers. Non-fiction of all kinds.
Robin Wade Literary Agency http://www.rwla.com Accepts fiction and non-fiction. Accepts e-queries.
Rosenberg Group http://www.therosenberggroup.com Fiction: Women’s, mystery, literary, romance, and sports. Non-fiction Commercial non-fiction. Check site for submission requirements.
Rosentone/Wender 38 E. 29th St., 10th Fl.,
NY, Ny 10016
Adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction; stage plays.
Russel & Volkening, Inc. 50 W. 29th St., Suite 7E,
NY, NY 10001
(212-684-6050)
Accepts fiction and non-fiction. Query with outline.
Ruth Cohen Inc. P.O. Box 2244,
La Jolla, CA 92038
858-456-5085
Selective women’s fiction, mysteries, juvenile literature, young adult novels.
Sagalyn Literary Agency http://www.sagalyn.com Focuses on up-market non-fiction, business books and commercial fiction. E-mail query to Raphael Sagalyn. (agency@sagalyn.com)
Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency http://www.dijkstraagency.com/ Fiction: commercial and literary (no westerns, romance, fantasy, sci-fi) Non-fiction: history, psychology, health, business, spiritual, self-help. And children’s fiction/non-fiction Query to sd1a@dijkstraagency.com
Sandra Watt & Associates 1750 N., Sierra Bonita,
LA, CA 90046
Adult fiction and non-fiction. Include bio/resume.
Sandum & Associates 144 E. 84th St., NY, NY 10028
(212-737-2011)
Accepts non-fiction and literary fiction. Query with sample pages and bio.
Sanford J. Greenburger Associates http://www.greenburger.com/ General non-fiction. Check site for details.
Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency katharinesands@nyc.rr.com 85% non-fiction, 15% fiction. E-mail query.
Schiavone Literary Agency profschia@aol.com Fiction: Mainstream, commercial, literary, thrillers, mysteries, romances, historical, and al children’s. Contact James Schivone.
Scott Treimel 434 Lafayette St.,
New York, NY 10003
Juvenile/young adult fiction and non-fiction.
Scovil Chichak Galen Literary Agency http://www.sgglit.com/ Adult fiction and non-fiction. E-mail query to (annaghosh@scglit.com).
Seliteray http://www.seliterary.
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Lit agent for books
Serendipity Literary Agency http://www.serendipitylit.com Represent 60% non-fiction (actively seeking African-American non-fiction, computer books, and juvenile books0 and 40% novels. E-mail query to Regina Brooks at rbrooks@serendipityla.com. Ms. Brooks was an editor at McGraw-Hill and John Wiley and sons.
Seymour Agency http://www.theseymouragency.com Reps Christian romance, self help, romance, westerns and general non-fiction. E-mail query to (marysue@slic.com)
Sheree Bykofsky Associates, Inc. http://www.shereebee.com Accepts literary and commercial adult fiction and non-fiction (popular reference, business,, self-help, humor, biography, memoir, women’s, spiritual, health, fitness, multicultural, parenting, gay/lesbian, and cooking.
Silver Screen Placements 602 65th St.,
Downers Grove, IL 60516-3020
Accepts novels (all genres), movie scripts, non-fiction (all genres). E-mail query to William Levin at (silverscreen11@yahoo.com).
Sligo Literary Agency http://sligolitagency.com/ In house literary agency for its own publisher.
Snyder Literary Agency 7123 East Jan Avenue,
Mesa, AZ 85208
Dawn Snyder agent non-fiction. Charges a reading fee.
Sound Boy Entertainment & Management soundboyinfo@aol.com email query letter. Interested in features, all T.V. formats, plays, and novels in these genres: drama, comedy, horror, and action/adventure.
Speciality Book Marketing http://www.specialtybooks.com/ Accepts Children’s and middle-grad fiction and non-fiction. Accepts e-queries.
Spectrum Literary Agency http://www.spectrumliterary
agency.com
Represents new and established writers of non-fiction and novels. Agent Lucieene Driver handles 95% fiction and accepts queries for sci-fi, fantasy, mystery, suspense, and romance.
Spieler Agency 154 W. 57th St., Rm. 135,
NY, NY 10019
Non-fiction and literary fiction.
Stadler Literary Agency bookwoman@uswest.net All non-fiction. Especially interested in history, politics, current affairs, pop culture, health, general reference, business, science, and biography.
Steele-Perkins Literary aGency pattiesp@aol.com Nees 100% romance and mainstream women’s fiction. E-query to Pattie Steele-Perkins.
Stephanie Lee, AAR, Manus and Associates 425 Sherman Ave. #200,
Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 347-8121
(Murrayr@aol.com)
Fiction: multicultural. Literary and women’s fiction, young voices. Non-fiction: prescriptive & narrative non-fiction, Gen X/Gen Y issues, popular science.
Stephen Pevner 382 Lafayetter St., 8th Floor,
NY, NY 10003
Specializes in motion pictures, novels, humor, pop culture, urban fiction, and independent filmmakers. Mail query to Stephen Pevner with SASE and outline. (He represented the Vagina Monologues) E-mail address, just in case, is (spevner@aol.com).
Sternig & Byrne http://www.sff.net/people/jackbyrne Will consider sci-fi / fantasy and mysteries. Accepts e-queries.
Stimola Literary Studio ltrystudio@aol.com Preschool through young adult fiction and non-fiction. Equery okay.
Strachan Literary Agency http://www.strachanlit.com Accepts fiction (literary, mystery/suspense and legal/psychological thrillers if beautifully written) and non-fiction (memoirs, travel, parenting, self help, decorating, food/cooking, gardening, etc.) Accepts e-queries.
Stuart Krichevsky Agency http://www.skagency.com Visit site for further details.
Stuart Miller Co smmco@aol.com Represents non-fiction, fiction, and movie scripts. E-mail query with 2-3 page narrative and outline/proposal.
Sunshine Coast Literary Agency suncoast_litagency@yahoo.com Based in Australia and is fairly new. Will consider anything but Sci-Fi. Contact Cindy Lloyd via e-mail.
Susan Ann Protter Literary Agent 110 W. 40th St., Ste 1408,
NY, NY 10018
(212-840-0480)
Accepts fiction (mysteries, thrillers, sci-fi / fantasy) and non-fiction (health/medicine, how to, science, psychology, biography, reference, and self help). Query with SASE
Susan Zeckendorf Associates 171 W 57th St., #11B NY, NY 10019
(212-245-2928)
Accepts commercial fiction (mysteries, thrillers, and literary) and non-fiction (science, bio, health, parenting, social history, and classical music). Query with outline, bio, and SASE.
Susijn Agency http://www.thesusijnagency.com Represents fiction and no-fiction. Specializes in international works, selling world rights, representing non-English language writing as well and English. E-mail query to Laura Susijn or Charles Buchau at (info@thesusijnagency.com).
TC Wallace, LTD tcwallace@mindspring.com British, serious fiction and serious non-fiction
Ted Weinstein Literary Management http://www.twliterary.com Seeks non-fiction only in these areas: current affairs, politics, biography, history, business, science, technology, environment, pop culture, lifestyle, travel, self-help, health and medicine. Email query to (query@twliterary.com
The Literary Group http://www.theliterarygroup.com 70% of clients are new/unpublished writers. Specializes in narrative non-fiction, suspense/thrillers, history, and sports.
Toby Eady Associates http://www.tobyeadyassociates.co.uk Represents fiction and non-fiction.
Toni Lopopolo Literary management lopopolobooks@aol.com Good mysteries with unusual protagonists like Latin American, Italian American etc. Also, non-fiction on today’s most important subjects.
Trident Media Group http://www.tridentmediagroup.com Represents 85% commercial fiction and 15% non-fiction. Clients include Dean Koontz, Catherine Coulter, and Janet Evanovich.
United Tribes janguerth@aol.com Specializes in secular spirituality and serious non-fiction; ethnic, social, gender and cultural issues, comparative religions, self-help and wellness, science and arts, history and politics, nature, travel and any fascinating future trends. Email query to Jan-Erik Guerth.
Venture Literary http://www.ventureliterary.com Specialize in non-fiction in business, sports, pop culture, gambling and anything narrative. Will accept a fantastic novel if it has film potential. Accept e-queries.
Victoria Sanders & Associates http://www.victoriasanders.com Commercial and literary fiction; general non-fiction. Equery to (vsanders@victoriasanders.com)
Vines Agency http://www.vinesagency.com Accepts fiction (women’s romantic suspense, historical, supernatural thrillers, mainstream fiction, literary, political thrillers, and legal thrillers) and commercial non-fiction. E-mail query to (jv@vinesagency.com).
Wainwright Agency abrooks13@cs.com Seeks new writers in all areas of fiction
Wales Literary Agency waleslit@alol.com Narrative non-fiction and literary fiction. Non-fiction projects that have cultural or political impact. Elizabeth Wales accepts books designed for a female readership. No genre fiction, westerns, romance, sci-fi or horror. Has a special interest in Pacific Rim, West Coast, and Pacific Northwest stories. Accepts e-mail queries less than 1 page.
Watkins/Loomis Agency 133 E. 35th St., Ste. 1,
NY, NY 10016
Adult literary fiction; also biography/memoir and cookbooks. Include first three chapters (fiction) or synopsis (non-fiction).
Waxman Literary Agency http://www.waxmanagency.com Accepts narrative non-fiction, literary and commercial fiction, memoir, sports, business, culture, health and fitness. Query via online form.
Wendy Schmalz Agency wschmalz@eathlink.net Adult fiction and non-fiction. E-mail query
Wendy Sherman & Assoc. http://www.wsherman.com In search of quality fiction, thrillers, suspense, narrative non-fiction, practical non-fiction, memoir, human drama. 15-20% of clients are new/unpublished. Seeks fiction (literary and quality/quality women’s fiction, and suspense) and non-fiction (narrative , popular psychology, and parenting). Mail query. 450 Seventh Ave., Suite 3004. NY, NY 10123
Wieser & Elwell, Inc. 80 Fifth Ave, Ste. 1101
NY, NY 10011
(212-260-0860)
Accepts trade and mass market adult fiction and non-fiction. Query with 25 sample pages, outline, bio, and a SASE.
William Morris Agency 1325 Avenue of Americas,
NY, NY 10019
Fiction and no-fiction. Include synopsis and publication history.
Witherspoon Associates 235 E. 31st St., NY, NY10016
(212) 889-8626
Query with SASE to David Forrer. Accepts non-fiction and novels.
WM Clark Associates http://www.wmclark.com/ Mainstream literary fiction and non-fiction in the following areas” Memoirs, pop culture, current events. Query via email at wcquery@wmclark.com
Writers House 21n W. 26th St., NY, NY 10010 50% of clients are new/unpublished. Specializes in all types of popular fiction and non-fiction, everything you might find in a bookstore. Query. Clients include Nora Roberts, V.C. Andrews, Stephen Hawking, Ken Follett, and Heinrich Boll.
Zachary Shuster Harmsworth Literary Agency http://www.zshliterary.com Accepts literary and commercial fiction, memoirs, biography, history, science, narrative non–fiction, and prescriptive books in the areas of business, health, relationships, parenting, and general psychology.
Zack Company http://www.zackcompany.com/ Andrew Zack non-fiction and commercial fiction, esp. thrillers of every type! See site for details.