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Pitching An Agent: Gail Ross Literary Agency

From legal counsel to lit guru, this agency's founder runs a media-minded operation

By M. David Hornbuckle - June 30, 2009
Number of agents: Two: Gail Ross and Howard Yoon
Number of clients: The agency sells 25-30 major projects per year.
Notable clients: Francis Collins, former head of the Human Genome Project and author of the bestselling Language of God; Pulitzer Prize winners Kai Bird, Marty Sherwin and Dana Priest; prominent magazine writers Ryan Lizza of The New ...

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