The Directory of Literary Agents
7 Insider Secrets to Get a Top Agent, Publisher, and Book Deal
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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 Rogers is a literary agent with the Dunow, Carlson & Lerner Literary Agency. He began his publishing life as a college sales rep in 1978 with Random House after completing his doctorate in English Literature. His editorial career started in 1984 as the college history editor at Alfred A. Knopf/Random House where he was fortunate enough to work as a rookie with history greats John Hope Franklin, R.R. Palmer, Frank Freidel, Aland Brinkley, James McPherson, James West Davidson, and many other talents. In 2016, Chris retired, after a forty year career in the editorial vineyards, from Yale University Press where he was the Editorial Director and Executive History Editor. Interests in his role as an agent include promising, eloquent, scholarly authors with general readership cross-over potential in all fields of history: American, European, Indigenous, Asian, African, etc. as well as psychology, the environment, and biography.
This literary agent represents:
NONFICTION: Biography * Environment * General Nonfiction * History * Psychology *
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