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.
Terra Chalberg is a literary agent with the Chalberg & Sussman Literary Agency. After graduating from UCLA and working in film development, Terra began her publishing career in 2002 at Scribner. Later, at Simon & Schuster and Simon Spotlight Entertainment (now Gallery), she edited and acquired a diverse list of projects. As an agent, first with the Susan Golomb Literary Agency and now with Chalberg & Sussman, she represents Glenn Taylor, 2008 NBCC Award Finalist in Fiction and B&N Discover selection for The Ballad of Trenchmouth Taggart and author of The Marrowbone Marble Company; Andrew Porter, Iowa graduate and Flannery O’Connor Award-winner for The Theory of Light and Matter; Margaux Fragoso, author of the New York Times bestseller Tiger, Tiger; Eugene Cross, recipient of the 2009 Dzanc Prize and author of the forthcoming Fires of Our Choosing; Jennie Ketcham, author of the forthcoming I am Jennie; and Yosemite Park Ranger Shelton Johnson, author of Gloryland. She also counts among her clients Allison Amend, finalist for the 2011 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature; Elise Blackwell, acclaimed author of Hunger and three other novels; Kira Henehan, winner of the 2010 Milkweed National Fiction prize, finalist for the 2010 Believer Book Award, and shortlisted for the 2011 Independent Booksellers Choice Award; and Lori Ostlund, recipient of a 2009 Rona Jaffe Award, Flannery O’Connor Award, Edmund White Award, California Book Award, and 2011 O. Henry Prize.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: General Fiction * Literary * Middle Grade Fiction *
NONFICTION: Biography * Business * Current Events/Affairs * Dating/Relationship/Sex * Family * Film/Entertainment * General Nonfiction * Inspiration * Memoir * Middle Grade * Mind/Body/Spirit * Money/Finance * Narrative * Parenting/Child Guidance * Politics * Pop Culture * Religion * Self-Help/Personal Development * Spirituality *
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