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Pitching an Agent: The Agency Group

This Los Angeles-based agency is looking for smart, hooky books that are just a bit left of the New York publishing center.

By Jill Singer - August 24, 2004

Number of agents: Two
Number of clients: About 60
Notable clients: Best Travel Writing of 2003 contributor Steven Rinella, rapper 50 Cent, country music stars Tim McGraw and Jo Dee Messina, New York Times bestseller and supercross champ Jeremy McGrath, and bad boy of bass fishing Mike Iaconelli.
Percentage of unsolicited material accepted: Less than 1 percent.
Fiction vs. nonfiction: 25 percent fiction, 75 percent nonfiction.

Background: The Los Angeles-based literary arm of The Agency Group was formed this month, when the music-representation firm acquired Los Bravos Management, a small, independent literary agency formed by Marc Gerald in 2002. The marriage of an independent literary ...

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