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.
Roger Freet is a literary agent with Folio Literary Management. He represents a wide variety of narrative and idea-driven nonfiction clients in the areas of religion/spirituality, history, politics, self-help/inspiration, business, memoir, and cultural issues by leading scholars, journalists, business leaders, activists and musicians. A seasoned content creator and project manager, he delights in partnering with clients to develop and expand their mission and message in order to reach the widest possible audience.
Roger was an agent at Foundry Literary + Media for five years before joining the Folio team in 2020. Prior to becoming an agent, Roger served as an Executive Editor for a decade at HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. In advance of joining the editorial team at Harper, he was the Associate Director of Marketing and Publicity (from 1999-2004) where he ran bestselling campaigns across the full spectrum of the HarperOne list. Roger’s works with bestselling and award-winning authors Bart Ehrman, Diana Butler Bass, James Martin, Paul Stanley, Adam Hamilton, Robert Jones, Amy-Jill Levine, Brian McLaren, Kute Blackson, Jack Jenkins, Alexis Wichowski, Gianno Caldwell, Robin Meyers, William Rosenau, John & Colleen Darnell, Paula Stone Williams, John Philip Newell, and other leading voices.
Roger holds a Masters of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary, a Business/Economics degree from Westmont College, and is a graduate of the Stanford University Professional Publishing Course. He began his publishing career in 1997 as an envelope-stuffing intern in the publicity department at Princeton University Press.
A jazz drummer by training, Roger has played with a variety of jazz, rock and funk groups over the years and is still active in several music projects (acoustic and digital). Publishing the occasional rock star helps perpetuate the satisfying delusion that Roger still has a glorious music career ahead of him.
This literary agent represents:
NONFICTION: Business * Cultural/Social Issues * Education * General Nonfiction * History * Inspiration * Journalism * Memoir * Music * Narrative * Politics * Religion * Self-Help/Personal Development * Spirituality *
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