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.
Patricia Snell is a literary agent with The Michael Snell Literary Agency. Patricia Snell, Executive Vice-President and Senior Agent and at the Michael Snell Literary Agency, has worked as a book publishing professional since 1991. An accomplished agent, book developer and writing collaborator, she specializes in adult non-fiction, particularly self-help and how-to books in all subject areas. She has overseen the publication of successful titles on business, parenting, communication, travel, health, pets, and women’s issues.
Successful books she has developed and sold include Jake Breeden’s Tipping Sacred Cows (Jossey-Bass), Donny Ebenstein’s Now I Get It (AMACOM Books), Julie Hansen’s Act Like a Sales Pro (Career Press), David Petersam’s Top MBA Programs (Jist), Paul Coleman’s How to Say It To Your Kids, Richard Heyman’s How To Say It To Your Teens (Prentice-Hall Press), June Paris’ But I Didn’t Mean To Say That (New Harbinger), Joel Widzer’s The Penny Pincher’s Guide To Luxury Travel (O’Reilly), Jim McKenzie’s The Five-Gallon Bucket Book (Andrews McMeel), Stacy Rubin’s The Happy Breast-fed Baby (AMACOM Books), Gincy Bucklin’s What Your Horse Wants You To Know, How Your Horse Wants You To Ride. More How Your Horse Wants You To Ride (Wiley/Howell) and The Gentle Art Of Horseback Riding (Human Kinetics), Joy Roberts’ The Joy of Horses (Contemporary Books), Jay Ahuja’s Fields of Dreams and Speed Dreams (Kensington), Paulette Dale’s Did You Say Something, Susan? (Kensington), Francis Buda’s Holistic Sleep (Kensington), Jeanette Smith’s The Creative Wedding (Adams Media), Paul Coleman’s You, Him And The Other Woman (Adams Media), Paul Coleman’s The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Intimacy (alpha Books), and Finding Peace In Your Heart When Your Heart Is In Pieces (Adams Media), Rosanne Thomas’ Excuse Me (AMACOM Books).
She has also consulted with Michael Snell on his guide to getting published, From Book Idea To Bestseller (Crown), and several New York Times bestselling business books, including Leadership IQ (Wiley) by Emmett Murphy, The Oz Principle, How Did That Happen and Change The Culture/Change The Game by Roger Connors and Tom Smith (Penguin/Portfolio), Business at The Speed Of Now (Wiley) by John Bernard, and What Keeps Leaders Up At Night (AMACOM Books) by Nicole Lipkin.
This literary agent represents:
NONFICTION: Animals/Pets * Business * General Nonfiction * Health/Wellness * How-To * Parenting/Child Guidance * Self-Help/Personal Development * Travel * Women’s Issues *
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