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.
Erik Hane is a literary agent with and the co-founder of Headwater Literary Management. After graduating with a B.A. from Knox College and obtaining a publishing certificate from the Denver Publishing Institute, Erik Hane began his career on the editorial staff at Oxford University Press and then as an editor at The Overlook Press. Along with Laura, he is a host of Print Run Podcast. As an agent at Red Sofa Literary, he built a client list that featured political columnists, culture critics, sports journalists, neuroscientists, historians, and literary writers of both fiction and essays. Now at Headwater, Erik is looking for writers who bring a clear-eyed sense of the stakes of this political and historical moment to their writing, no matter what kind of project their expertise draws them toward. He loves tennis, video games, and novels about sad people in cold places. He’s probably tweeting from his account @erikhane as you read this.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Contemporary * Fantasy * Gay/Lesbian Fiction * Historical * Literary * Magical Realism * Multicultural Fiction * Science Fiction * Short Story Collection * Upmarket Fiction *
NONFICTION: Art * Biography * Cultural/Social Issues * Current Events/Affairs * Environment * Film/Entertainment * Gay/Lesbian * History * Journalism * Medical/Medicine * Multicultural * Music * Narrative * Nature * Politics * Pop Culture * Religion * Science * Sports * Technology * Upmarket * Women’s Issues *
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