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.
Jen Marshall is a literary agent with Aevitas Creative Management. She has worked closely over the years with a wide range of award-winning and bestselling authors, including Margaret Atwood, P.D. James, Ayelet Waldman, Dan Brown, Mona Simpson, Chris Bohjalian, E L James, Thomas Cahill, Claire Messud, Erin Morgenstern, Joseph Ellis, and Karen Armstrong.
Marshall joined Aevitas after almost twenty years working for the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group at Penguin Random House in various roles from Director of Publicity for Anchor Books to Publicist-at-Large for the imprint. Prior to that, Jen worked as an independent bookseller. She brings to her work as an agent a thorough understanding of the publishing and bookselling industries, as well as deep expertise in public relations, social media, and audience-building. A native of northwest Connecticut, Jen graduated from Bucknell University with honors in English.
Marshall represents a range of fiction and nonfiction. She is most interested in books you would recommend to your friends in a hot minute: literary fiction, commercial fiction, crime, thrillers, style, pop culture, and compelling narrative nonfiction. She divides her time between our New York office and her home in Western Massachusetts.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Action/Adventure * Children’s Fiction * Commercial * Crime/Detective/Police * Graphic Novel * Horror * Literary * Romance *
NONFICTION: Art * Education * Health/Wellness * History * Narrative * Reference * Science *
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