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Literary Agencies – The Official Directory of Literary Agents

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Get free, instant access to our literary agencies directory below. The Directory of Literary Agents features the most comprehensive and up-to-date List of Literary Agents in print or online. It also highlights the Top Literary Agencies and Best Literary Agents. Author of all book genres have used the Literary Agent Directory to get top literary agents, publishers, and book deals. For example, authors who’ve contacted literary agencies using our directory have been offered representation by literary agencies such as: Trident Media Group, Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency, Brandt & Hochman Literary Agents, Inc., Felicia Eth Literary Representation, Hartline Literary Agency, The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency, Harvey Klinger Literary Agency, Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency, Matthew Carnicelli Literary Agency, and more.

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* Literary agency and literary agent profiles and biographies (1,000+)

* AAR membership status for all literary agents

* Literary agency and literary agent email addresses

* Literary agency and literary agent mailing addresses

* Literary agent photos

* Preferred submission method (email, online form, postal mail)

* Links to all literary agency websites

* Maps to all literary agency offices

* Search the literary agencies directory by book genres (more than 100 categories)

* Search the literary agencies directory by location

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* Our Audio Training Library with insider insider information about how to get top literary agencies interested in your book (text transcripts also available)

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*The Book Genre Dictionary with information about book genres to make sure you categorize your book correctly

* Author Coaching via phone or Skype during an introductory coaching session (fee required for that)

* Articles and Updates about literary agencies in our email newsletter

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Most literary agent directories (print and online) are outdated, incomplete, and filled with mistakes. If you rely on those directories to research literary agencies, you’re going to hurt your chances of getting your book published. Join us today and you might become our next author to get a top literary agent. Authors who’ve used our literary agencies directory have been offered representation by agents such as: Bill Contardi, Sarah Jane Freymann, Mark Gottlieb, Felicia Eth, Harvey Klinger, Jill Marr, Don Fehr, Stephany Evans, Matthew Carnicelli, Jennifer Di Chiara, Jim Hart,  and more. Enter your name and email address below for instant access to the literary agency directory and all our best resources regarding how to Get a Literary Agent.

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* 1,000+ literary agent profiles and bios
* Searchable by book genre/category
* Preferred query method(s)
* AAR membership status
* Personal email addresses
* Mailing addresses
* Agent photos
* Links to agency websites
* Maps to agency offices
Author Success Story: Fiction  
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"Before I revised my query letter with Mark, I got no responses. When I sent out my new query, I got four requests for more material within 24 hours The support Mark provides is fantastic. His suggestions changed my original query significantly, but they also helped me see that I had something to offer. Now I have a top agent! Mark is smart and reliable and working with him has made all the difference." [Click here to see all Mark Malatesta reviews]

Author Success Story: Nonfiction/Business  
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"Not long after Mark helped me land a top literary agent, I got a call from my agent letting me know that I had three different publishing offers from well-known publishers: Amacom, Palgrave Macmillan, and McGraw-Hill who recently published my book in hardcover! It was a fantastic feeling and a huge smile came over my face. For a moment I felt like life was perfect and the angels were singing." [Click here to see all Mark Malatesta reviews]

Author Success Story: Memoir  
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"I got the number one agent on my wish list thanks to Mark. He’s done more than 100 deals in just two year and has a long list of accolades, including being talked about in the New York Times. Within 4 minutes of sending out my revised query letter, my literary agent called me on the phone. Less than 30 days later I had three major publishers making offers. And, a few days after that, I signed a deal with Random House. Mark’s query letter did that." [Click here to see all Mark Malatesta reviews]

Author Success Story: Nonfiction/Self-Help  
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"Mark helped me get five different offers for representation from top literary agents. I signed with Stephanie Tade who got me a 6-figure book deal with Penguin Books, which published my book in hardcover! When Stephanie first contacted me, she was very excited and said, ‘I can’t get your book proposal out of my head. It’s brilliant – I mean, really, it’s fantastic. Editors should be salivating by the time they get to the chapter outline.’ Working with Mark was completely worth it." [Click here to see all Mark Malatesta reviews]

Author Success Story: Memoir/Christian  
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"Before I decided to work with Mark, I submitted my book to literary agents but didn’t get any interest. After I revised my query letter and book proposal, I got several agencies interested and decided to sign with Fine Print Lit, a top literary agency in New York. They got publishers bidding against each other and I ended up signing a contract with Thomas Nelson (an imprint of Harper Collins) for what I’ve been told by several people is a very large advance. What cloud is higher than 9?" [Click here to see all Mark Malatesta reviews]

Author Success Story: Fiction/Mystery/Thriller  
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"Ballantine Books published my first two novels in hardcover and paperback after Mark Malatesta helped create an auction and bidding war for my books, resulting in a six-figure offer. Mark is one of the rare and genuine good guys, but he also has incredible information (even his ideas have ideas). One of the most important keys to success as an author is good information and support." [Click here to see all Mark Malatesta reviews]

Author Success Story: Eleven Fiction and Nonfiction Titles  
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"Finding Mark has been both a treat and a treasure. I now have two different agents for my work, and a book deal with Sky Horse Publishing. I’ve served as Creative Director of the TIME Incorporated Magazine Group; Director of Time World News Service, a Founding Director of TIME-Life Films; Executive Producer for both the CBS and NBC Television Networks; and Producer/ Director: Movies of the Week: CBS Cinema Center Films and Universal MCA. You just can’t do it alone today as an author." [Click here to see all Mark Malatesta reviews]

Author Success Story: Fiction/Young Adult  
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"When I got the phone call about my publishing offer with Harcourt, I was in my office with three other people. I slammed down the phone, ran into the secretary’s office, threw myself down on the floor and said, ‘I got a deal!’ They sat there and held my hand. I was speechless. I’ve never ever been that happy in my life. On my wedding day I wasn’t that happy! Getting married and having children are wonderful experiences, but I didn’t ‘work’ to get my children!" [Click here to see all Mark Malatesta reviews]

Author Success Story: Nonfiction/Narrative Nonfiction  
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"Berkley Books recently published my book in hardcover after Mark helped me get multiple agents interested in my work. I was able to speak with literary agents from top agencies such as Janklow & Nesbit, Trident Media, Anderson Lit, and Folio. I signed with Don Fehr at Trident Media and a short time later I had a publishing contract! Having Mark on your side is incredibly valuable." [Click here to see all Mark Malatesta reviews]

Author Success Story: Fiction  
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"It has been an awfully long and bloody road towards publication but I’m finally on my way. Hard work, struggle, disappointments, and perseverance are important. So is following the advice of publishing industry experts like Mark. He helped me get a top literary agent and now my novel, The Wrong Hand is being published by Penguin Books and their prestigious Michael Joseph imprint, which is ‘principally interested in publishing Top Ten Bestsellers’. It’s hard not to be excited." [Click here to see all Mark Malatesta reviews]


About Mark Malatesta

MARK MALATESTA is a former literary agent turned author coach. Mark now helps authors of all genres (fiction, nonfiction, and children's books) get top literary agents, publishers, and book deals through his company Literary Agent Undercover and The Bestselling Author. Mark's authors have gotten six-figure book deals, been on the NYT bestseller list, and published with houses such as Random House, Scholastic, and Thomas Nelson. Click here to learn more about Mark Malatesta and click here for Reviews of Mark Malatesta.
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