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.
Keith Urbahn is a literary agent with the Javelin Literary Agency. He is president and founding partner of Javelin. For five years Keith worked for former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, most recently serving as his chief of staff. He helped oversee the publication of Rumsfeld’s 1 New York Times bestselling memoir. Previously he worked in the United States Senate for Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and as a Pentagon speechwriter. A summa cum laude graduate of Yale University, he also serves as a commissioned reserve intelligence officer in the U.S. Navy. He is credited in many media outlets as the first person to break the news of the death of Osama bin Laden to the world over Twitter. Keith lives in Alexandria, Virginia with his wife Kristen and his children Benjamin and William.
This literary agent represents:
NONFICTION: Biography * Business * Cooking/Cookbook * Current Events/Affairs * Dating/Relationship/Sex * General Nonfiction * History * Memoir * Money/Finance * Narrative * Parenting/Child Guidance * Politics * Religion * Science * Spirituality * True Crime *
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