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Literary Agent Virginia BarberLITERARY AGENT:
Virginia Barber
Does not accept unsolicited queries
FICTION GENRES:  Commercial, Historical, Literary, Women's Fiction
NONFICTION GENRES:  Autobiography/Biography, Gardening, History, Memoirs, Narrative, Relationships/Dating, Sports, Women's Issues
Literary Agent Lisa QueenLITERARY AGENT:
Lisa Queen
Accepts queries, email
AGENCY:
Queen Literary Agency
47 East 19th Street, Third Floor
New York, NY 10003
FICTION GENRES:  Commercial, Historical, Literary, Mystery/Suspense, Thriller
NONFICTION GENRES:  Business/Economics, Celebrity, Cookbooks, Food/Nutrition/Lifestyle, Memoirs, Psychology, Science, Sports

Find a literary agent  Corresponding with literary agents to find the right literary agent to represent your work takes a lot of time.  You want a literary agent to handle the business of writing, but paradoxically, looking for an agent puts you into the business of writing, which steals time from your work and wears on the creative side of your brain.

Recent Updates Paul Rodeen
Rodeen Literary Management
Accepts email queries
Claudia Cross
Folio Literary Management
Accepts email queries
Sheree Bykofsky
Sheree Bykofsky Associates, Inc.
Accepts email queries
Chris Calhoun
Chris Calhoun Agency
Accepts email queries
Marcy Posner
Folio Literary Management
Accepts email queries
Renee Nyen
KT Literary
Accepts email queries
Luke Janklow
Janklow & Nesbit Associates
Accepts queries
Morton Janklow
Janklow & Nesbit Associates
Does not accept queries

Make finding a literary agent easier  What you need most is organization.  You need organized lists of literary agencies and agents.  Then you need to organize a set of documents to send to the agents—because the type of query they want varies from agency to agency.  And once you start sending your queries, you need to organize records of your submissions and other correspondence. Otherwise, you will lose track of your contacts, waste time on unresponsive agents, query another agent in the same agency and quash your chances, or waste months of time in other ways.

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Literary Agent Janet Koboel GrantLITERARY AGENT:
Janet Koboel Grant
Accepts queries, email
AGENCY:
Books & Such Literary Agency
52 Mission Circle, Suite 122, PMB 170
Santa Rosa, CA 95409
FICTION GENRES:  Chick Lit, Commercial, Literary, Religious/Inspirational, Women's Fiction
NONFICTION GENRES:  Child Guidance/Parenting, Health/Fitness, Relationships/Dating, Religious/Inspirational, Self-Help/Self-Improvement, Spirituality
Literary Agent Faith Hampton ChildsLITERARY AGENT:
Faith Hampton Childs
Does not accept unsolicited queries
AGENCY:
Faith Childs Literary Agency, Inc.
915 Broadway, Suite 1009
New York, NY 10010
FICTION GENRES:  Literary, Multicultural
NONFICTION GENRES:  Cultural/Social Interests, History, Multicultural