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.
Sheldon Fogelman is a literary agent with the Sheldon Fogelman Agency. Uniquely equipped to serve as agent and attorney, Sheldon Fogelman has worked with many of the most distinguished authors and illustrators in children’s books throughout his career. As agent his clients include Jerry Pinkney, Diane Stanley, Richard Peck, T.A. Barron, and Peggy Rathmann, among many others. And as attorney, his clients include Maurice Sendak and Mildred Taylor. He has worked on several literary estates including James Marshall’s, for which he currently acts as trustee. In addition, Sheldon was one of the earliest agents to attend Bologna children’s Book Fair regularly, and he has represented various publishers including William Morrow children’s Division and Albert Whitman & Co., with regard to dramatic/motion picture/television rights. He has also been a featured speaker at many conferences including the Annual SCBWI Conference in Los Angeles and New York.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: Chapter Book * Children’s Fiction * Juvenile Fiction * Middle Grade Fiction * Picture Book * Young Adult Fiction *
NONFICTION: Juvenile * Middle Grade * Young Adult *
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