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Pitching an Agent: The Aaron M. Priest Literary Agency

These agents are eerily good at spying the next big hit

By Jill Singer - August 9, 2005

Number of agents: Five
Number of clients: About 75
Notable clients: Terry McMillan (Waiting to Exhale, How Stella Got Her Groove Back); Sue Grafton (the Kinsey Millhone mystery series); Pulitzer Prize winner Frank McCourt (Angela's Ashes); Pulitzer Prize winner Jane Smiley (Good Faith, Horse Heaven); Elizabeth Strout (Amy and Isabelle); independent filmmaker Ruth Ozeki (My Year of Meats); Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing author Melissa Bank; David Baldacci (Absolute Power); best-selling thriller writer Lisa Scottoline; Edgar Award winner and New York Times best-selling thriller writer Harlan Coben (the Myron Bolitar series); and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Phil ...

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