Pitching an Agent: The Knight Agency
The three women who run this bicoastal agency, with outposts in L.A. and Atlanta, are on the lookout for women's fiction of all kinds.
April 19, 2005
Number of agents: Three
Number of clients: About 75
Notable clients: New York Times best-selling paranormal romance author Karen Marie Moning; chick lit author Cara Lockwood whose I Do, (But I Don't) is now a Lifetime movie; up-and-coming romance author Gena Showalter; writer of African-American and inspirational romance Jacquelin Thomas; and Coconut Diet author Cherie Calbom.
Percentage of unsolicited material accepted: Less than 5 percent, though about 40 percent of the total client list has come in through the slush pile over the years.
Fiction vs. nonfiction: 70 percent fiction; 30 percent nonfiction
Background: As a region, the South has ...
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