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.
Deborah Schneider Gelfman Schneider/ICM DO NOT QUERY – THIS AGENT IS NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING UNSOLICITED SUBMISSIONSQuery method(s): Postal Mail *
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This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Commercial * Crime/Detective/Police * Fantasy * General Fiction * Literary * Mystery * Science Fiction * Suspense * Thriller * Women’s Fiction * Young Adult Fiction *
NONFICTION: Biography * Cooking/Cookbook * Current Events/Affairs * Diet/Nutrition * Film/Entertainment * Food/Drinks * General Nonfiction * Health/Wellness * Lifestyle * Memoir * Politics * Pop Culture * Science * Technology * Women’s Issues *
Deborah Schneider is a literary agent with the Gelfman Schnedier/ICM Literary Agency. Deborah Schneider grew up in Chicago. In 1981, seeking a less corporate environment, Deborah partnered with Jane Gelfman as an agent in the New York office of the venerable British Literary Agency, John Farquharson Ltd. Deborah began building her American client list and in 1992, she and Jane bought the agency and established the Gelfman Schneider Literary Agents Inc. that exists today. Deborah represents a large variety of prominent and bestselling writers, across all categories of literary and commercial fiction and nonfiction. She is a member of the AAR—the Association of Authors Representatives, served two terms on their Board, and has served on their Royalty Committee for twenty-five years.
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