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.
Trena Keating is a literary agent with Union Literary. Sherepresents a range of talented authors with strong voices and creative and cutting-edge ideas, including novelists, journalists, celebrities, and experts writing for a popular audience such as professors, doctors, scientists, and entrepreneurs. She manages complicated estates, works with multi-platform writers, develops and grows authors in mid-career, and introduces new voices to the book world, building their career through media opportunities and around the world. Her list is a balance of #1 NYT bestsellers and debuts; she finds that equal are the pleasures of working with masters of the craft and new talent filled with promise. Prior to becoming an agent, Trena was Editor-in-Chief of Dutton and Associate Publisher of Plume, both imprints of Penguin, Senior Editor at HarperCollins, and humanities assistant at Stanford University Press and has had the honor to work with such esteemed, award-winning, and bestselling writers as Tracy Chevalier, E.L. Doctorow, Diane Johnson, Toni Morrison, and Joyce Carol Oates, as well as actively publishing estate classics from George Orwell and Ayn Rand. She has appeared as a publishing expert on Kathy Griffin’s television show and “Inside Edition”. Trena takes on a select list of clients so she can actively edit and effectively manage each career.
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: General Fiction * Literary * Suspense * Women’s Fiction *
NONFICTION: Business * Celebrity * Education * General Nonfiction * Journalism * Medical/Medicine * Memoir * Money/Finance * Science *
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