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.
Christopher Schelling is a literary agent with Selectric Artists. Christopher has been a literary agent for fifteen years. He represents a broad range of respected fiction and nonfiction authors. He discovered and continues to represent Augusten Burroughs, whose memoir, Running with Scissors, became a worldwide publishing phenomenon. He also represents New York Times bestselling memoirists Haven Kimmel (A Girl Named Zippy) and John Elder Robison (Look Me in the Eye), and YA fantasy author Cinda Williams Chima (The Demon King). Prior to becoming an agent, he held Executive Editors positions at both Dutton and HarperCollins. He is the keyboard player for the band Ripley, which is fronted by Tony Award-winnner Alice Ripley, whose singer-songwriter career he also manages.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Children’s Fiction * Commercial * Fantasy * General Fiction * Graphic Novel * Juvenile Fiction * Literary * Science Fiction * Suspense * Thriller * Young Adult Fiction *
NONFICTION: Art * Biography * General Nonfiction * Lifestyle * Memoir * Narrative * Photography * Young Adult *
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