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Pitching an Agent: Writers House LLC

It's the agency behind publishing powerhouses Nora Roberts and Ken Follett and all your children's and young-adult favorites, from the Wakefield twins to Captain Underpants.

By Jill Singer - October 12, 2004

Number of agents: 16
Number of clients: About 700
Notable clients: In adult trade fiction and nonfiction: Publishing powerhouse Nora Roberts, Liar's Poker author Michael Lewis, renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, internationally best-selling thriller writer Ken Follett, infamous Gong Show host Chuck Barris, and National Book Award finalist and environmentalist Devra Lee Davis, Ph.D. In children's and young-adult fiction: Sweet Valley High author Francine Pascal, The Baby-Sitters Club author Ann M. Martin, Flowers in the Attic author V.C. Andrews, Captain Underpants author Dav Pilkey, and Newbery Medal winner Cynthia Voigt, author of Dicey's SongDicey's Song<...

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