The Directory of Literary Agents
7 Insider Secrets to Get a Top Agent, Publisher, and Book Deal (65 minutes)
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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.
Maria Rogers The Tobias Literary Agency DO NOT QUERY – THIS AGENT IS NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING UNSOLICITED SUBMISSIONSQuery method(s): Online Form *
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This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Contemporary * Family Saga * Gay/Lesbian Fiction * Historical * Literary * Multicultural Fiction * Short Story Collection * Women’s Fiction *
NONFICTION: Biography * Celebrity * Cultural/Social Issues * Current Events/Affairs * Dating/Relationship/Sex * Environment * Film/Entertainment * Gay/Lesbian * History * How-To * Journalism * Lifestyle * Memoir * Multicultural * Music * Narrative * Nature * Politics * Pop Culture * Psychology * Science * Sports * Technology * Travel * True Crime * Women’s Issues *
Maria Rogers is a literary agent with The Tobias Literary Agency. Originally hailing from St. Louis, Missouri, Maria graduated from Kenyon College before cutting her teeth in publishing as an intern at Writers House. She went on to work as an editorial assistant at W.W. Norton & Co. and later as an editor at Scholastic. Over the course of her publishing tenure she has worked on behalf of Pulitzer Prize winners, National Book Award winners, Guggenheim fellows, PEN/Hemingway Award winners, and New York Times best sellers. Her work experience has given her insight into many realms of reading, from non-fiction and poetry to literary and commercial fiction, to books for children and young adults.
Some books she’s recently enjoyed have been THE UNWINDING by George Packer, WAYWARD LIVES, BEAUTIFUL EXPERIMENTS by Saidiya Hartman, IN THE DREAM HOUSE by Carmen Maria Machado, BOTTLE OF LIES by Katherine Eban, RIVER by Elisha Cooper, and PET by Akwaeke Emezi.
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