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Pitching An Agent: Folio Literary Management

A new agency looks to newspapers, magazines and the web for authors with talent and ideas

By Aileen Gallagher - February 14, 2006

Number of agents: Six
Number of clients: "Easily over a hundred, but there's always room for more," says Folio co-founder Scott Hoffman.
Notable clients: David Maine (The Preservationist, Fallen); Robert Hicks (The Widow of the South); Steve Salerno (Sham: How the Self-Help Movement Made America Helpless); Diane Tyrrel (On the Edge of the Woods); Julianne Maclean (Love According to Lily; and Jackie Spinner (Tell Them I Didn't Cry)
Fiction v. nonfiction: Fifty-fifty

Background: Folio Literary Management opened only recently. Its three principals Scott Hoffman, Paige Wheeler and Jeff Kleinman all came from three other agencies ...

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