Home Howland Literary was founded in 2018 by Carrie Howland after almost fifteen years of building experience with two other literary agencies. The agency represents authors marginalized within the industry of publishing. LGBTQ+, #ownvoices, and other diverse voices...
Home The Barbara J. Zitwer Agency was founded in 1995. The BJZ Agency is a global literary agency that has been based in New York City for over two decades. Their expertise and strength is in their ability to discover new authors and launch their international...
Home Tugeau 2, Inc. is a literary agency that focuses on illustrated works. They are interested in illustrators, picture books, and juvenile educational publishing. Their diverse group of timely, dedicated, and enthusiastic illustrators and authors are from several...
Home The Vertical Ink Agency was founded in 2016 by Nick Mullendore. They are a full-service literary agency, offering 360-degree representation to each of its author-clients. They represent nonfiction and fiction authors. Enter your information in the form to the...
Home Waterside Productions was founded in 1982 by Bill Gladstone. The agency is one of the most successful literary agencies in the world, having placed thousands of books and generated more than five hundred million dollars in royalties for their authors. Waterside...
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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]
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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.