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Pitching an Agent: Artists Literary Group

Two agents with creative and business backgrounds make this agency a perfect blend of art and commerce

By Jill Singer - May 31, 2005

Number of agents: Two
Number of clients: About 50
Notable clients: Debut literary novelist Steve Amick (The Lake, the River, and the Other Lake); debut novelist and Harvard law student Lauren Willig (The Secret History of the Pink Carnation); recent Princeton grad and Rhodes scholar Matthew Polly (American Shaolin); chick-lit blogger Stephanie Klein; Edgar-nominated Bob Morris (Bahamarama); women's fiction author Robyn Harding (The Journal of Mortifying Moments; and romance author Tina Wainscott (What She Doesn't Know).
Percentage of unsolicited material accepted: About 5 percent
Fiction vs. nonfiction: The agency handles an equal amount of both.   ...

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