The Directory of Literary Agents
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Literary Agent Directory
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Mitch Douglas is a literary agent with and the owner of Mitch Douglas Literary Agency. He is a former International Creative Management (ICM) agent, has represented some of the world’s major writers including Tennessee Williams, Graham Greene, and Arthur Miller. He owns and operates Mitch Douglas Literary and Theatrical, Inc. in New York representing books, plays and musicals.
He is exclusive agent and co-owner of the Henry Farrell Literary works which includes What Ever Happened To Baby Jane?, Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte, The Hostage, Death On The Sixth Day, What’s The Matter With Helen?, How Awful About Allen?, and Such A Gorgeous Kid as well as Farrell’s short stories and unpublished works.
He currently represents the biographies of J. Randy Taraborrelli including the biography of The Hilton Family Dynasty, Beyonce and the mini-series based on The Secret Life Of Marilyn Monroe, Madonna and the Kennedy Family. He represents the biographies of Anne Edwards and the new NUNSENSE musicals of Dan Goggin – Nunset Boulevard and Sister Robert Anne’s Cabaret Class.
His work and contributions in the entertainment and literary fields have been recognized in many publications including Donald Spoto’s biography of Tennessee Williams The Kindness of Strangers, Hollis Alperts’ The Life and Times of Porgy and Bess; biographies of Richard Yates, Manuel Puig and Eva Le Gallienne; and a biographical profile in numerous publications including Men’s Style magazine. Books dedicated to him include Katharine Hepburn: A Remarkable Woman by Anne Edwards, Marlon Brando by Charles Higham, Bette Davis: An Intimate Biography by Roy Moseley, The Snow Queen by Eva Le Gallienne, The Wordsmiths: Oscar Hammerstein II and Alan Jay Lerner by Stephen Citron and Three Sisters-The Opera by Kenward Elmslie.
He is an expert on the works and life of Tennessee Williams and has spoken on Williams’ career throughout the country including the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival, the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival in New Orleans, Joe Jeffrey’s Tennessee Williams panels and a notable “An Evening with Tennessee Williams” at Lincoln Center with Cherry Jones.
He has twice been awarded Kentucky Colonel commissions by governors of Kentucky for his contributions to the arts. He is recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Kentucky. He is a member of the Dramatists’ Guild and the Authors’ Guild.
This literary agent represents:
NONFICTION: Autobiography * Biography * Celebrity * Fitness * General Nonfiction * Health/Wellness * History * Humor * Memoir *
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