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.
Joe Regal is a literary agent with Regal Hoffmann & Associates. While pursuing a career as the lead singer of the rock band RAMA, Joe got his first job in publishing at the Russell & Volkening Literary Agency in 1991. There he worked with Pulitzer Prize-winning bestselling authors Anne Tyler, Eudora Welty, Annie Dillard, Howell Raines, and Peter Taylor, as well as Tony Award-winner Ntozake Shange, Nobel Prize-winner Nadine Gordimer, and TV anchorman and novelist Jim Lehrer. After leaving music for publishing, he founded Regal Literary Inc. in 2002. He graduated from Columbia College magna cum laude. His primary interests are literary fiction, international thrillers, history, science, photography, music, culture, and whimsy.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: General Fiction * Historical * Literary * Thriller *
NONFICTION: Cultural/Social Issues * General Nonfiction * History * Music * Photography * Science *
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