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Literary Agents

Guest Author - Danielle Hollister

newAbout Agents
by Shirley Kawa-Jump.

newAdvice for Finding an Agent
by Nicholas Sparks.

Agent Directory
Good list of agent details with email contact information from TVJOBS.

Agent List
Site provides names and mailing addresses for numerous non-fee agents.

Agent List
List of literary agents for romance writers from the Romantic Times Book Club.

Agent Query
Offers the largest most current searchable database of literary agents on the web—"a treasure trove of reputable, established literary agents seeking writers just like you. And it's free (not because there's a catch, but simply because not enough things in this world are free)."

by Dee Davis.

Agent Search
List of contacts, websites and mailing addresses for more than 300 agents from the Association of Authors' Representatives.

Agent Websites
Brief list of details and links to literary agents online.

List of detailed links to more than 90 agents from The Creative Writing Search Engine and Directory.

Agent Wizard
The fastest, easiest way to hook a Literary Agent...

Brief list of links to literary agents for children's authors.

FAQs - from Publishing Services.

"Jewel does not endorse any of the following agents in any way, this is merely a list and it is up to the author to thoroughly research all agents before submitting and signing a contract. The statements about each literary agency/agent are from their websites, not an opinion or suggestion from Jewel Stone and may change."

More than 90 manually selected Publishing Literary Agent Resources.

Agents for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, & Other Public Figures
Brief detailed list of links to agents.

newAgents List
Literary agent resources: links, writing conference handouts, subscription-based print & web reference guides from Backspace - The Writer's Place.

Australian Association of Literary Agents list of members.

newAssociation of Authors Agents
A UK-based association of agents, which exists to provide a forum for member agents to discuss industry matters, to represent the interests of agents and their clients and to uphold a code of good practice.

This recently formed Literary Agency is "prepared to look at the work of new authors." See site for terms and submission details.

Book Publishing: Literary Agents
Good list of links to agent information online.

Brief Guide to Researching Literary Agents
Good tips from National Writers Union.

Canadian Agents
This list, compiled for reference purposes only, gives the names of some of the agents representing writers working in the jurisdiction of the Writers Guild of Canada.

newCanadian Literary Agents
Good list provided by TWUC.

Canadian Literary Agents
Brief list of agents from Self Published Authors web site.

Core Creations LLC
This commission only agency is looking for "cutting edge manuscripts."

newDirectory: Literary Agents
Brief list of literary agents who specialise in representing science fiction and fantasy authors. ...

Directory of Literary Agents
Search by category like: Action/Adventure; Children's; Drama; Family; Fantasy; History; Mystery; Novel; Romance; Travel; and more... from the UK Writers Community.

Directory Of Literary Agents
Good list of names, addresses, contact information and links to literary agents online.

Agents from Hell by A. Molotkov.

FAQ on Literary Agents and Publishing
A report from Adler & Robin Books, Inc.

Free Agents Report
Sign up for the Absolute Write newsletter and get a free list of 180 plus agents looking for clients.

Free List of Agents!
Enter your email address and within minutes, you'll get an e-mail with a link to the list of over 400 agents...

Guild-Signatory Agents and Agencies
The online list for Writers Guild West.

How to Find a Literary Agent
Short article featuring advice from Bruce L. Cook.

How To Get a Good Agent
This article will help you in finding and selecting an agent, including how to best contact an agent initially and what to send when you provide additional information, such as a nonfiction proposal, fiction manuscript, children's book, or screenplay treatment or full script. It is adapted from a set of guidelines for using a list of agents.

How to Choose, Use, and Lose an Agent
Helpful article by Judith Kelman.

newHow to Find an Agent
by Diana Gabaldon.

Hunting for an Agent
Good article by John E. Stith.

newKaren Fox's Agent List
One author's comprehensive list of agents includes those who are not online...

Landing an Agent
Great article by Science Fiction writer Robert J. Sawyer.

List of Literary Agents e-mail
A lengthy list of literary agents e-mail addresses from Writer's Free Reference.

Literary Agency Listings
Extensive alphabetical list of links to literary agencies from booktrade.info.

Literary Agent Research and Evaluation
Offers fee-based information on more than 2,000 active agents in the U.S., the U.K., and Canada, over 20,000 authors and the deals made for them, and more.

Literary Agent Listing
One author's listing of non-fee charging literary agents "who have a good reputation and a verifiable record of sales."

newLiterary Agents
Good listing from the Association of Book Publishers, which recommends that you "send a letter of inquiry only, not an entire manuscript and contact each agency first for specific submission guidelines."

literary agents
List of non-free agents with mailing contact information.

Literary Agents / Literary Agents Database / Literary Agency / Literary Agencies
Links to more than 100 listings...

Literary Agents
Brief list of agent links and advice.

Literary Agents
Search for Playwright's Literary Agent by nationality.

Literary Agents
Browse more than 1,000 agent listings organized by category.

newLiterary Agents and Agencies
Listings of only those who represent Romance Fiction.

Literary Agents
List of more than 20 agents with detailed contact information and links to websites.

Literary Agents
Brief listing of literary agent information.

Literary Agents Database
Fully searchable database of over 500 literary agencies, with daily updates available by email.

A free site of tips on getting a literary agent, including my own personal experiences.

Literary Agents Listing
Good list from The Association of Canadian Publishers.

Literary Agents Resource Listings
A short guide to literary agents and resources for science fiction, fantasy and horror writers.

Literary Agent Roundtable
Listen to conversations with real literary agents from Authors on the Web...

Literary Agents: A to Z
Get contact information and submission guidelines for numerous agents from FictionAddiction.

Literary Agents - Answers and Advice
Excellent detailed information about how to get an agent from author Tara K. Harper.

Literary Agents: A Four Part Series
Features articles about why you need an agent, how to find one and more resources online.

Literary Agents Listing and Topics
Extensive database of agent information from Booktalk.

Literary Agents UK
Extensive list of UK Agents from BloomsburyMagazine.

Literary Agents US
Extensive list of US agents from BloomsburyMagazine.

newMarket Directory: Agents
Good list of detailed links to literary agents online from Brady Magazine.

Good list of literary agents in Australia (free).

The Interview of Your Story by Mary J. Forbes.

P&E: Literary Agents
Good list of agents with contact details - some website links and recommendations.

Publishers And Agents
Site designed to connect writers to publishers and agents. "We offer a submission service to connect you with publishers and agents via e-mail or postal mail."

Questions About Literary Agents
Very informative article by Holly Lisle featuring answers to common questions like - When do I need an agent? - How much should I pay an agent to read my book? - How do I find a reputable agent? and more...

newReady, Aim...Pitch!
by Julie Ortolon.

newResearching an Agent's Track Record
by Victoria Strauss.

newRomance Agents
Good list of literary agents for Romance Writers.

Scottish Literary Agents
A list of Literary Agents in Scotland from the Scottish Arts Council published in 2004.

Brief list of detailed links to agencies for screenwriters.

newSubmission Checklist
Good details from passionatepen.com

newTargeting Agents
by Ethen Ellenberg.

Three Ways to Make Yourself Irresistible to Any Agent or Publisher
Advice from one professional literary organization.

UK Agents
Good list of literary agents in the United Kingdom from Aylad's Writer's Group.

UK Association of Authors' Agents
Directory of members.

UK and Canadian Literary Agents
Good list of agents and details online.

UK Literary Agents Alphabetic Index
Comprehensive list of agents and links from the Writers Handbook 2003 published by Macmillan

US Agents
Good list of literary agents which accept most fiction from Aylad's Writer's Group.

US Literary Agents
Extensive list of agents and information online.

US Literary Agents
List of Literary Agents in the US "with comments from some of them -List copied from Geocities - Georgia Writers Association makes absolutely no claims regarding the worthiness of the agents listed here."

US Literary Agents Alphabetic Index
Comprehensive list of agents and links from the Writers Handbook 2003 published by Macmillan.

Warnings and Cautions for Writers--Literary Agents
Good recommendations from The Science Fiction Writers Association.

When Does a Screenwriter Need an Agent?
Article by Charles Deemer about the "many things you can do, and should do, for yourself without an agent before you lose any sleep about how to acquire one."

Word Smitten Writers Tips:
Finding a literary agent.

Writer Agent Alert
From the Writers Guild of America.

Writers Agents
List of more than 100 agents for screenwriters from ProductionHUB.

Guide to Literary Agents 2007

Learn How To Self-Publish & Market Your Own Book

Agents Directory

Making the Perfect Pitch:
How to Catch a Literary Agent's Eye

Literary Agents and Literary Agencies
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