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.
Jennifer Gates is a literary agent and partner with Aevitas Creative Management. She has represented numerous New York Times bestselling and award-winning authors, among them Mira Bartók, author of the bestselling and NBCC Award winner The Memory Palace and the forthcoming The Wonderling; Maya Soetoro-Ng’s Ladder to the Moon; Eva Longoria’s Eva’s Kitchen; Thomas P.M. Barnett’s The Pentagon’s New Map; and Chris Gardner’s #1 New York Times bestseller The Pursuit of Happyness.
Gates received her BA in Psychology from Wesleyan University and worked in social services before becoming an editor at a division of HarperCollins. She joined Zachary Shuster Harmsworth as an agent in 1997. Jennifer Gates is a Senior Partner with Aevitas and Director of Strategic Partnerships.
Based in New York, Gates represents a range of nonfiction, including narrative and expert-driven works, memoir, current affairs, pop culture, as well as literary fiction and children’s books.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Action/Adventure * Children’s Fiction * Christian * Graphic Novel * Horror * Mystery * Religious * Romance *
NONFICTION: Art * Christian * Education * Health/Wellness * History * New Age * Reference * Religion * Science * Self-Help/Personal Development * Spirituality * Travel *
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