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.
Jessica Friedman is a literary agent with Sterling Lord Literistic. Jessica joined Sterling Lord Literistic in 2020, having worked previously as an agent at The Wylie Agency. She represents literary fiction and nonfiction, and is interested in distinctive voices and writing that challenges the expected — stylistically, formally, or otherwise. She is particularly drawn to incisive, voice-driven writing and underrepresented narratives. Jessica graduated from the University of Chicago with a BA in English and an MA in the humanities.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Children’s Fiction * General Fiction * Literary * Picture Book *
NONFICTION: Current Events/Affairs * General Nonfiction * History * Memoir * Narrative * Politics * Upmarket *
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