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.
Gail Fortune is a literary agent with the Talbot Fortune Agency. She is a literary agent and former book editor with over twenty-five years of publishing experience. Prior to becoming an agent she spent sixteen years at Putnam Berkley (now part of Penguin Random House), where she rose from Assistant to the Editor-in-Chief to Executive Editor. Her authors won RITAs and Agatha’s and were Edgar, Anthony and Shamus nominees. She has edited and agented New York Times and USA Today bestsellers and Publisher’s Weekly Books of the Year. She is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Crime/Detective/Police * General Fiction * Historical * Literary * Mystery * Romance * Upmarket Fiction * Women’s Fiction * Suspense * Thriller *
NONFICTION: Current Events/Affairs * General Nonfiction * History * Journalism * Narrative *
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