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 Ross is a literary agent with the Ross Yoon Literary Agency. She is also President and says that each of her new projects must meet two criteria: it must make her daughters proud and offset their college educations. She sincerely believes the first phrase you’ll see on this website: Books Change Lives.
Gail represents a variety of important commercial nonfiction. She and her team work closely with first-time authors and have earned a reputation in the industry for providing rigorous, enthusiastic editorial guidance at all stages of the publishing process. Through the agency’s blog and regular happy hours, she also encourages her writers to view themselves as members of a literary community, helping each other toward success.
Gail is also a media lawyer with Trister, Ross, Schadler & Gold, PLLC, where she advises individuals, companies, and non-profits on copyrights, publishing, new media, and licensing. She lives in the U Street Corridor.
This literary agent represents:
NONFICTION: Biography * Business * Current Events/Affairs * Dating/Relationship/Sex * General Nonfiction * Health/Wellness * History * Memoir * Money/Finance * Narrative * Parenting/Child Guidance * Politics * Pop Culture * Religion * Reference * Science * Spirituality * Sports * True Crime *
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