The Directory of Literary Agents
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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.
Chris Calhoun is a literary agent with the Chris Calhoun Agency. Chris founded the literary agency in the fall of 2011 after departing Sterling Lord Literistic, where he was a vice president and agent for nineteen years. In addition to representing some of America’s most prominent journalists, critics, historians, poets, and novelists, his new agency, in association with James Goldwasser, also places author’s papers and rare manuscripts with libraries and institutions. His client list includes contributors to The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair and many other publications. Agency authors have been winners of the National Book Award, The National Book Critics Circle Award, The Pulitzer Prize, and other honors. Recent archival sales have been to New York University, Columbia University, and The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: General Fiction * Literary *
NONFICTION: Biography * Economics * General Nonfiction * History * Journalism * Music * Philosophy * Science *
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