The Directory of Literary Agents
7 Insider Secrets to Get a Top Agent, Publisher, and Book Deal (65 minutes)
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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.
|Show Notes | Show Bio||http://www.unionliterary.com | Show Map ||
This literary agent represents:
FICTION: General Fiction * Literary * Suspense * Women’s Fiction *
NONFICTION: General Nonfiction * Memoir *
Trena Keating is a literary agent with Union Literary. She represents authors with bold voices, clever stories, and cutting-edge ideas, including novelists, journalists, and experts writing for a popular audience such as professors, doctors, and scientists. Her list is an eclectic balance of #1 NYT bestsellers and debuts. Prior to becoming an agent, Trena was Editor-in-Chief of Dutton, worked at HarperCollins and Stanford University Press, and has had the honor to work with esteemed writers like Tracy Chevalier, E. L. Doctorow, Toni Morrison, and Joyce Carol Oates, as well as estates from George Orwell to James Jones. Favorite authors recently read include Donna Tartt, Cheryl Strayed, Ann Patchett, Andrew Solomon, Jennifer Egan, John Jeremiah Sullivan, and Kate Atkinson. *Next, she hopes to find a literary novel set in an exotic place or time, a distinctly modern novel with a female protagonist, literary suspense, a memoir that addresses larger issues, nonfiction based on primary research or a unique niche, a great essayist, and any voicy writer who is a great storyteller or makes her laugh.
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