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.
Samantha Shea is a literary agent with the Georges Borchardt Literary Agency. After graduating from Colgate University, Samantha Shea joined Georges Borchardt, Inc. in 2010 and was made a Vice President in 2016. Her list includes literary fiction, memoir/narrative nonfiction, journalism, popular culture, essays, cultural criticism, and history. Samantha’s authors are regularly named for numerous awards and honors, including the “5 Under 35” honor from the National Book Foundation, the “Best of Young American Novelists” honor from Granta Magazine, the Kirkus Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Awards, the PEN/ Robert W. Bingham Prize, and others.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: General Fiction * Literary *
NONFICTION: Biography * Cultural/Social Issues * Current Events/Affairs * Environment * Film/Entertainment * General Nonfiction * History * Journalism * Memoir * Narrative * Nature * Politics * Pop Culture * Science * Technology * True Crime *
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