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Pitching an Agent: 'Major Literary Voices'

Target the agent who best matches your project

By M. David Hornbuckle - November 3, 2008
Name of agency: Dunow, Carlson & Lerner Literary Agency
Number of agents: Five
Number of clients: More than 200
Notable clients: Alice Sebold, Marisa Silver, Marisa de los Santos, Kevin Brockmeier, Temple Grandin, Patti Smith

Amount of unsolicited material selected: One to three percent of unsolicited queries receive thorough review, possibly leading to representation.
Fiction vs. nonfiction: About 50 percent fiction, 50 percent ...

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