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.
Linda Konner is a literary agent with the Linda Konner Literary Agency. Linda has been in the publishing business for over 30 years, as an agent, author, editor, columnist and lecturer. She has served as editor-in-chief of Weight Watchers Magazine and Richard Simmons’s monthly newsletter, Richard Simmons & Friends, and was a features editor at Redbook, Seventeen and Woman’s World.
She was a columnist for Glamour and Fitness magazines, and her articles have appeared in dozens of publications, including The New York Times, Publishers Weekly, Playboy, The N.Y. Daily News, Cosmopolitan, TV Guide and Woman’s Day. Her controversial piece for New Woman magazine, “Living Apart and Loving It,” became the basis for Donahue and Sally Jessy Raphael shows.
Konner has lectured on book and magazine publishing at more than four dozen writers’ conferences and colleges, including New York University, the Willamette Writers’ Conference (Portland, Oregon), the Cape Cod Writers’ Conference, Brooklyn College, the BlissDom bloggers’ conference, and the University of Wisconsin (River Falls). Konner is a member of the Association of Authors’ Representatives, the Authors Guild, and the American Society of Journalists and Authors.
This literary agent represents:
NONFICTION: Animals/Pets * Art * Business * Celebrity * Cooking/Cookbook * Dating/Relationship/Sex * Diet/Nutrition * Family * Fitness * Food/Drinks * General Nonfiction * Health/Wellness * How-To * Money/Finance * Narrative * Parenting/Child Guidance * Photography * Pop Culture * Practical * Psychology * Reference * Science * Self-Help/Personal Development * Technology * Women’s Issues *
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