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.
Cindy Uh is a literary agent with the Creative Artists Agency. Cindy Uh recently moved to CAA following a four-and-a-half-year stint at Thompson Literary Agency, where she represented a range of nonfiction authors in the categories of memoir, politics, food, business, health and wellness, and lifestyle. She has also consistently been ranked one of the top agents for illustrated/art projects.
Uh’s clients include New York Times best-selling author and illustrator Mari Andrew (Am I There Yet?), as well as former members of the Obama administration, including public policy expert Cecilia Muñoz and Gautam Raghavan, artist Kimothy Joy (That’s What She Said), farmer and activist Brent Preston (The New Farm), self-care storyteller Alexandre Elle, and activist and author behind the “Dear Sisters” letter, Mónica Ramirez. On the fiction side, she represents select children’s books, including authors Bridget Beth Collins (Flora Forager ABC) and Kristin Russell (A Sky For Us Alone).
Uh also previously served as Counsel at Lyons and Salky Law, LLP, where she practiced employment and publishing law. Uh received her Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Boston College and her Juris Doctor from the University of California, Los Angeles – School of Law.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Fantasy * General Fiction * Historical * Literary * Middle Grade Fiction * Science Fiction * Women’s Fiction * Young Adult Fiction *
NONFICTION: Lifestyle * Memoir * Narrative * Science * Self-Help/Personal Development *
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