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Pitching an Agent: Janklow & Nesbit Associates

It might be tough to land on this small, powerful agency's list, but you'll be there for life.

By Aileen Gallagher - September 20, 2005

Number of agents: 11
Number of clients: About 1,000 ("Some of them are deceased, but only a tiny fraction," agent Luke Janklow says.)
Notable clients: According to Janklow, "They're all important, and it's all too loaded to say." However, mediabistro recognized more than a few names from the agency's roster: David McCullough (1776, Truman), Malcolm Gladwell (The Tipping Point, Blink), Bill O'Reilly (The O'Reilly Factor), and Michael Moore (Fahrenheit 9/11).
Percentage of unsolicited material accepted: Janklow finds it "almost impossible to say. We do look at everything. What gets invited in is a very small portion of that."
Fiction ...

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