The Directory of Literary Agents
7 Insider Secrets to Get a Top Agent, Publisher, and Book Deal (65 minutes)
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Literary Agent Directory
Important: Visit each agent’s website (links in their listings below) to see if they’re open to submissions before querying.
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This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Commercial * Fantasy * General Fiction * Historical * Literary * Middle Grade Fiction * Suspense * Thriller * Upmarket Fiction * Women’s Fiction * Young Adult Fiction *
NONFICTION: Middle Grade * Young Adult *
Alexandra Machinist is a partner and literary agent with International Creative Management (ICM). She represents best-selling authors across all genres around the world. Considered a tastemaker, her best known projects are Kevin Kwan’s Crazy Rich Asians, Tomi Adeyemi’s Children of Blood and Bone and Martha Hall Kelly’s Lilac Girls. Other notable clients include Jen Sincero, Beatriz Williams, Sabaa Tahir, Armando Lucas Correa, and Kat Martin. She specializes in discovering contemporary storytellers and facilitates bringing their work to all media formats including books, movies, televisions series and podcasts, to name just a few. Prior to ICM, Alexandra was at Janklow & Nesbit Associates, which she joined after a stint at the Linda Chester Literary Agency. Before publishing, she practiced law at Akin Gump. Alexandra is a graduate of the University of Michigan and the University of Virginia Law School. She serves on the board of the American Joint Distribution Committee and the Publishers and Literary Committee of the New York Public Library.
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