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.
Jane Gelfman is a literary agent with the Gelfman Schneider/ICM Literary Agency. Jane was born in New York, and after attending an out-of-town college, couldn’t wait to move back to the city and work in Publishing. After a small flirtation with Simon and Schuster and as a “story editor” in film production, she formed an alliance with a British publisher as acquisitions editor and agent for its US rights, and then seguéd into full-time agenting in partnership with Deborah Schneider. The agency has prospered harmoniously for decades, representing a multifaceted array of wonderful writers.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Commercial * Crime/Detective/Police * General Fiction * Literary * Mainstream * Mystery * Women’s Fiction * Young Adult Fiction *
NONFICTION: General Nonfiction * Memoir * Science *
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