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.
Bob Diforio is a literary agent with the D4EO Literary Agency. Bob spent 17 years at New American Library [Dutton/Penguin USA] in positions ranging from VP Sales to President and Publisher, Chairman and CEO. There he helped launch the paperback careers of Erica Jong, Robin Cook, Stephen King, Ken Follett and Robert K. Tanenbaum. With Odyssey Partners, he led the management in a leverage buy out of the company from Times Mirror in 1982, purchased E. P. Dutton, and they sold the combined company to Pearson PLC in 1986, which merged the company with Viking Penguin to create Penguin USA. He opened D4EO Literary Agency in late 1989.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Children’s Fiction * Crime/Detective/Police * Ethnic Fiction * Fantasy * General Fiction * Multicultural Fiction * Mystery * Romance * Science Fiction *
NONFICTION: Biography * Business * Cooking/Cookbook * Ethnic * General Nonfiction * Health/Wellness * History * Juvenile * Lifestyle * Mind/Body/Spirit * Money/Finance * Multicultural * Reference * Sports * Travel *
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