The Directory of Literary Agents
7 Insider Secrets to Get a Top Agent, Publisher, and Book Deal (65 minutes)
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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.
Emily Williamson Williamson Literary DO NOT QUERY – THIS AGENT IS NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING UNSOLICITED SUBMISSIONSQuery method(s): Online Form *
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This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Action/Adventure * Commercial * Contemporary * Historical * Humor Fiction * Literary * Multicultural Fiction * Satire * Upmarket Fiction * Women’s Fiction *
NONFICTION: Cultural/Social Issues * Environment * History * Humor * Journalism * Multicultural * Narrative * Nature * Science * Sports * Technology * Travel * True Adventure * True Crime * Women’s Issues *
Emily Williamson is a literary agent with Williamson Literary. She represents a variety of projects in non-fiction and fiction. She is a native of New Jersey, graduated from American University (BA Anthropology) in 1997 and Johns Hopkins University (MA Writing) in 2012. She began her career as an editor in 2011 with Chrysalis Editorial* in Washington, DC. In 2016 she founded Williamson Literary, driven by the desire to help great writers achieve their publishing goals.
As a writer, she understands the investment of time and heart it takes to follow this challenging path. It is the core of Williamson Literary—to support the careers of dedicated writers who deserve to see their ideas and imaginings realized. Williamson Literary is also about building relationships: agent-author, agent-publisher, author-publisher.
In the past, Emily spent 13 years as an archaeologist traveling all over the US and abroad in search of many things…sometimes finding nothing. It is this varied, nomadic past that has influenced her own writing and her particular interests as an agent. Emily does other things. She is a painter (see Twitter page). She loves the outdoors, cuts her own firewood, and plays fantasy football. She’s one of those annoying people who can’t eat gluten; she binge-watches Netflix shows; loves to travel; and her preferred clothing season is Autumn. She currently lives and works in Baltimore, MD with her husband, Greg, who is a poet, and their blue-eyed border collie, Arlo. Arlo doesn’t write, but he reads a lot.
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