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.
Gina Macoby is a literary agent with the Gina Maccoby Literary Agency. Gina Maccoby is a New York literary agent representing authors of literary and upmarket fiction and narrative nonfiction for adults and children, including New York Times bestselling and award-winning titles. First and foremost she is captured by an engaging, compelling voice; across all forms she is looking for strong storytelling and fresh perspectives. Areas of interest in nonfiction include history, biography, current events and popular science. In fiction she is looking for upmarket novels, mysteries and thrillers, middle grade, and young adult.
Gina is currently serving her fourth term on the Board of Directors of the AAR and is a member of both the Royalties and Contracts Committees. She also belongs to the SCBWI and is a long-time member of the Authors Guild.
Prior to establishing her own agency in 1986, she was a literary agent at Russell & Volkening for six years where she handled her own clients as well as first serial, foreign and movie rights for the agency. Gina grew up mostly in Northern California and graduated with Honors from Harvard College.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Children’s Fiction * Crime/Detective/Police * General Fiction * Juvenile Fiction * Literary * Middle Grade Fiction * Mystery * NoPB * Suspense * Thriller * Upmarket Fiction * Young Adult Fiction *
NONFICTION: Biography * Current Events/Affairs * General Nonfiction * Health/Wellness * History * Journalism * Juvenile * Memoir * Middle Grade * Narrative * Nature * Politics * Pop Culture * Science * Young Adult *
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