The Directory of Literary Agents
7 Insider Secrets to Get a Top Agent, Publisher, and Book Deal
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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.
Sally Ekus is a literary agent with The Lisa Ekus Group. She joined The Lisa Ekus Group in 2009. She is the lead agent and co-owner at The Ekus Group, a full-service culinary agency specializing in Literary and Talent representation. She represents a wide range of culinary, health, wellness, and lifestyle talent, from first-time cookbook authors to seasoned chefs, RDs, professional food writers and bloggers, and internet and YouTube personalities. From concept to contract, she has brokered over 300 book deals with top publishers including Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, Hachette, Simon & Schuster, and numerous indie publishers. Sally speaks all over the country about publishing trends and agenting, and facilitates workshops that combine the agency’s groundbreaking media training program with applied improv training to help authors hone their authentic message and gain confidence and comfort promoting their work. To honor The Ekus Group’s 40th anniversary this spring, she launched a self-paced online course called How to Write a Cookbook. Its bite-sized curriculum distills 4 decades of
Sally loves cooking and conceptualizing new spicy dishes. She is a dedicated supporter and board member of The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and Happier Valley Comedy. She also belongs to The Women’s Presidents’ Organization Hartford chapter, International Association of Culinary Professionals, and Chef’s Collaborative, among other organizations.
This literary agent represents:
NONFICTION: Cooking/Cookbook * Diet/Nutrition * Food/Drinks * Health/Wellness * Lifestyle * Narrative *
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