The Directory of Literary Agents
7 Insider Secrets to Get a Top Agent, Publisher, and Book Deal
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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.
Esther Fedorkevich is the founder of The Fedd Agency. She launched her career in 1997 as a salesperson for a major book publisher. Within six months, Esther sold a million dollars in products. From there she went to work for Dave Ramsey, a New York Times bestselling author and television host with a nationally syndicated radio program. She worked in the publishing department, selling and marketing Dave’s books and other projects, and fell in love with book publishing. When Esther was pregnant with her first child, her entrepreneurial spirit was charged and decided to venture out on her own, selling books and ideas as a literary agent.
Esther founded The Fedd Agency in 2003 and began investing in authors. Her first client came to her for help when William Morris could not secure a book deal, even after pitching it for two years. With her innovative intervention and her acute business sense and selling skills, Esther got the author a three-book deal within two months. Esther continues to hone her innate marketing and sales talents, coupling that with a passion for selling life-changing books. Esther firmly believes she doesn’t just represent authors, she represents and builds futures.
Esther represents many New York Times bestselling authors. Among her clients are Pattie Mallette, Mark Batterson, Tim McGraw, Sara Evans, Lysa Terkeurst, Tommy Barnett, Matthew Barnett, George Barna, David Kinnaman, Jud Wilhite, Judah Smith, Steven Furtick, Crystal Paine, Carlos Whittaker Michael Franzese, Tom Delay, and Chris Seay. Using her natural entrepreneurial sensibilities, Esther also negotiates deals for film, television, and other derivative products. Additionally, The Fedd Agency offers agency guided publishing and audio book production services.
Esther lives in Austin, TX with her husband, Jimmy, and their two kids, Alexi Jane and Paul Gregory. In her spare time, you can find Esther shooting hoops, swinging a golf club or tennis racket, reading, or cooking gourmet meals for her family and friends.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Children’s Fiction * Christian Fiction * Middle Grade Fiction * Picture Book * Religious * Young Adult Fiction *
NONFICTION: Business * Celebrity * Christian * Current Events/Affairs * Dating/Relationship/Sex * General Nonfiction * Inspiration * Juvenile * Lifestyle * Memoir * Middle Grade * Money/Finance * Politics * Pop Culture * Religion * Self-Help/Personal Development * Spirituality * Sports * Young Adult *
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