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Pitching an Agent: Regal Literary
This new agency is comprised of three industry vets who agree: "Any good book should—if not change your life—at least give you a new perspective."- July 20, 2004
Number of agents: Three
Number of clients: About 75
Notable clients: Big Fish author Daniel Wallace; Audrey Niffenegger, author of the New York Times best-seller The Time Traveler's Wife; Man Booker Prize finalist Tim Winton; novelist Tony Earley, who was named one of Granta's top 20 novelists under 40 and The New Yorker's 20 Writers for the 21st Century; National Book Award finalist Brad Watson; the rap collective Wu-Tang Clan; and literary magazine The Paris Review.
Percentage of unsolicited material accepted: About 2 percent.
Fiction vs. nonfiction: The agency handles an equal amount of both.
Background: Before founding his eponymous ...