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.
Laura Nolan is a literary agent with Aevitas Creative Management. She represents New York Times bestselling authors, chefs, musicians, and celebrities including Neil Patrick Harris; actor and math advocate, Danica McKellar; actor Christine Lahti; musicians Sara Bareilles, John Fogerty, Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, and Martha Wainwright; Master Chef Anita Lo; and bestselling investigative journalist Scott Carney among others.
Nolan has worked for over twenty-five years in the publishing industry, both as a literary agent and as a digital pioneer, having helped launch Barnes & Noble’s e-book publishing program in 2001. Before joining Aevitas, Nolan was the head of book publishing division for Paradigm Talent Agency.
Based in New York, Nolan represents platform-driven narrative nonfiction in the areas of celebrity, music, investigative journalism, women’s issues, alternative health, and lifestyle. She is passionate about cookbooks and food narrative informed by politics or science. She is seeking challenging ideas, incisive writing that asks “big” questions, and artists who are successful in one medium but whose talents and passion translate into narrative.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Commercial * Upmarket Fiction *
NONFICTION: Celebrity * Food/Drinks * Memoir * Music * Narrative * Upmarket *
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