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Pitching An Agent: Taking On New Nonfiction Authors

This new agent's actively seeking YA and nonfiction writers with humor and knowledge

By Rachel Kramer Bussel - June 13, 2007
Name/ Agency: Lauren Galit/ The LKG Agency
Number of agents: 1
Number of clients: 20
Notable clients: Make-up artist Carmindy (The Five-Minute Face) and Nick Arrojo (Great Hair), both of TV show What Not to Wear; Twila Liggett, founder and creator of Reading Rainbow (Just Read Anything), Elise MacAdam, etiquette columnist for IndieBride.com (Something New), Dr. Tara Kompare (Colic Calls for Chocolate), Paul Yaeger (managing editor of Accuweather.com, Lamp the Room)
Amount of unsolicited material accepted: 10 percent
Fiction vs. nonfiction: 20 percent YA/ middle grade fiction vs. 80 percent nonfiction