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.
Mackenzie Williams is a literary agent with Janklow & Nesbit Associates. She has assisted Marya Spence since October 2021. She is interested in building her own list of literary fiction, short story collections, memoirs, and narrative nonfiction. Mackenzie began her publishing career at 19, when she worked with Jia Tolentino on her acclaimed essay collection TRICK MIRROR (Random House, 2019). She has also collaborated with children’s and YA author Nora Neus on several graphic novels that are forthcoming from Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. She attended the University of Virginia as a Jefferson Scholar and earned distinguished degrees in Political & Social Thought and English Literature. She joined Janklow & Nesbit six months after graduation. Originally from Seattle, she lives in Manhattan with too many books.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: General Fiction * Literary * Short Story Collection *
NONFICTION: General Nonfiction * Memoir * Narrative *
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