The Directory of Literary Agents
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Literary Agent Directory
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Lisa Gallagher is a literary agent with DeFiore and Company. Lisa Gallagher joined DeFiore & Company Literary Management Inc., as a literary agent in 2014, after working at Sanford J. Greenburger Associates for five years.
She is actively seeking new clients both in fiction and non-fiction, who are great storytellers, delivering both narrative urgency and dramatic tension, combined with multi-faceted characters and a transporting sense of place. She has more than twenty-five years of publishing experience and insight from both sides of the Atlantic, and now as an agent, being a champion of authors and their work continues to be her passion. She represents adult fiction, adult non-fiction and some YA projects, including New York Times bestselling novelists Christopher Moore and Charles Todd, Pulitzer Prize winner Julia Keller, national bestseller Hank Phillippi Ryan and memoirist Molly Bloom, author of MOLLY’S GAME, about to be released as a major motion picture directed by Aaron Sorkin, and starring Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba.
Formerly SVP & Publisher, William Morrow (an imprint of HarperCollins), Gallagher was previously Associate Publisher at Bloomsbury USA, following a move to New York from Bloomsbury’s London office in 1998. Gallagher was educated at St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge, UK, and lives in Brooklyn, New York.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Crime/Detective/Police * General Fiction * Horror * Inspirational Fiction * Literary * Mystery * Suspense * Thriller * Young Adult Fiction *
NONFICTION: Business * Current Events/Affairs * Diet/Nutrition * General Nonfiction * Health/Wellness * History * Memoir * Money/Finance * Narrative * Politics * Pop Culture * Science * Sports * True Crime * Young Adult *
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