Pitching an Agent: IMG Literary
This agency-within-an-agency has a boutique feel despite its far-reaching corporate parent, and it's looking for books by top journalists.
July 13, 2004
Number of agents: Two
Number of clients: About 200
Notable clients: Rock-and-roll legend Elvis Costello, food writer Peter Kaminsky, legendary tennis star and new talk-show host John McEnroe, chef David Bouley, golfer Tiger Woods, and Prince of Tides author Pat Conroy.
Percentage of unsolicited material accepted: About five percent.
Fiction vs. nonfiction: About 10 percent fiction and 90 percent nonfiction, but the agency is looking to expand its fiction list.
Background: IMG Literary has a long and storied history for an agency that is considered an essentially boutique firm. The agency is part of the larger sports and lifestyle management ...
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