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Pitching an Agent: Redhammer Management, Ltd.

This author-turned-agent wants to further a client's career as a whole

By Jeff Rivera - November 29, 2010

Number of agents: Two
Number of clients: 15
Notable clients: Senator Orrin Hatch, David Yelland, Martin Bell, Michelle Paver, MG Harris
Amount of unsolicited material selected: One percent
Fiction vs. Nonfiction: 70 percent fiction, 30 percent nonfiction

Background: Former advertising exec Peter Cox entered publishing late in his career and began writing his first book at the suggestion of his colleague David Young, now the CEO of Hachette Book Group. Over two dozen titles later, including a bestseller with Linda McCartney, Cox opened his own boutique literary agency to put authors' interests first....

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