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.
Jacques de Spoelberch
Jacques de Spoelberch is a literary agent with J de S Associates. Jacques founded his literary agency in 1975 after being an editor at Houghton Mifflin both in Boston and New York, and having been the first Editorial Director of International Literary Management in New York.
Mr. de Spoelberch’s interests, as editor and agent, have been broad-based…generalist fiction and non-fiction, both literary and commercial, but with the occasional penchant towards the mischievous, the comedic, the idiosyncratic, and even the noir.
Recently published books Mr. de Spoelberch represents are Laurie Wilson’s biography Louise Nevelson: Architect of Shadows, Joshilyn Jackson’s novel The Almost Sisters, and Margaret George’s new historical The Confessions of Young Nero. And to be published in 2018 are Jon Michael Varese’s novel The Spirit Photographer, Haroon Ullah’s House of Heroin: Inside the Secret Billion Dollar Narco-Terror Empire, Peter Shinkle’s biography of Robert Cutler Ike’s Mystery Man, Michael Witwer, Kyle Peterson, Kyle Newman, and Sam Witwer’s Dungeons and Dragons: A Visual History, Heather Clark’s biography Sylvia Plath: Her Life in Art, and John Heminway’s book on Dr. Anne Spoerry In Full Flight: A Story of Africa and Atonement.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Commercial * Crime/Detective/Police * General Fiction * Humor Fiction * Literary * Mystery * Satire *
NONFICTION: General Nonfiction * Humor * True Crime * Upmarket *
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