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.
Lucienne Diver is a literary agent with The Knight Agency. Lucienne joined The Knight Agency in 2008, after spending fifteen years at New York City’s prestigious Spectrum Literary Agency. With her sharp eye and gift for spotting original new voices, Lucienne is one of the most well-respected agents in the industry. A lifelong book addict, she graduated summa cum laude from the State University of New York at Potsdam with dual majors in English/writing and anthropology. She thus came well-equipped for her work as an agent.
Over the course of her dynamic career she has sold over seven hundred titles to every major publisher, and has built a client list of more than forty authors spanning the commercial fiction genres, primarily in the areas of fantasy, science fiction, romance, mystery, suspense and erotica. Her authors have been honored with the RITA, National Readers’ Choice Award, the Golden Heart, and the Romantic Times Reader’s Choice, and have appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists. A publishing veteran, Lucienne has superb industry knowledge, numerous editor relationships, and a keen understanding of the foreign rights market. She is a member of the Association of Authors Representatives, RWA, MWA and SFWA.
Her list is currently very full, but she never wants to close herself off to new submissions with which she might fall in love. Specifically, she’d love to find more diverse voices in any commercial fiction field from Young Adult up, with an emphasis on strong characterization and stories which emotionally invest the reader.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Commercial * Crime/Detective/Police * Fantasy * Gay/Lesbian Fiction * Historical * Magical Realism * Multicultural Fiction * Mystery * Romance * Science Fiction * Suspense * Thriller * Women’s Fiction * Young Adult Fiction *
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