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Pitching An Agent: Repping Those Who Want to Write Full-Time

This agent's eager to work with authors over the long term, so their careers go beyond books to lecturing and more

By Rachel Kramer Bussel - July 18, 2007
Name of agency: Caren Johnson Literary Agency
Number of agents: One
Number of clients: 20

Notable clients: Kelley St. John, Caridad Piņeiro, Barbara Caridad Ferrer, Lori Avocato, Jennifer Echols, A. E. Roman
Amount of unsolicited material accepted: About 15 percent
Fiction vs. nonfiction: 90 percent fiction, 10 percent nonfiction (though Johnson seeks to increase the amount of nonfiction she represents)...

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