Ryan D. Harbage

Ryan D. Harbage
Ryan D. Harbage is a literary agent at The Fischer-Harbage Agency, Inc, where his clients include Ethan Brown, Courtney Eldridge, Bill Eppridge, Aliya King, Amy Sullivan, and Jackson Taylor. Previously, Ryan edited several bestselling books for Little, Brown & Company, the Penguin Group, and Simon Spotlight Entertainment, which he helped create and launch. His opinions on books and writing have appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Poets & Writers, and Publisher's Weekly.

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Ryan was savvy, focused, knowledgeable, and provided a great template for a winning proposal. My proposal sealed a deal with Penguin to publish my first solo book! -- Bruce Frankel

"I went home from Ryan's class feeling pumped, polished my proposal, and by morning, all the agents had responded. I now have a book deal and the perfect editor who completely gets my vision." -- Kate Torgovnick, author

"Any aspiring writer should sign up for this class. RYan gives great insight into the do's and don'ts in dealing with agents and editors in all genres." -- Mercedes Vizcaino

"I came away enthused about the industry, about my prospects as a future author, and jazzed to have been surrounded by so many bright, creative peers." -- Emma Johnson

"Ryan offers an insider's view of the publishing industry and, as an agent, provides a useful step-by-step guide. His classes are peppered with tips you won't find in a manual." -- Marissa Charles

"Ryan is very experienced and knowledgeable. I left feeling much clearer about what I need to do to complete my proposal and get it to agents." -- Lisa Zamosky

"With the help of Ryan and this class I was able to finish my nonfiction book proposal and signed with a fantastic agent!" -- Katie Sweeney

"Ryan is clear, logical, bright, and very knowledgeable. He communicated openly and explained a vast range of information about what makes a good book proposal. He also offered meaningful insights into the publishing industry." -- Deborah Everett