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Pitching An Agent: Daniel Literary Group

This former VP & publisher turned literary agent seeks nonfiction books with a 'solid media hook'

By Jeff Rivera - October 14, 2010
Number of agents: One
Number of clients: 35
Notable clients: Scot McKnight, River Jordan, David Dark, Matthew Paul Turner, Peter Rollins, Robert Benson, Denise Hildreth Jones
Amount of unsolicited material selected: Less than one percent
Fiction vs. nonfiction: 90 percent nonfiction; 10 percent fiction

Background: Greg Daniel was the vice president and associate publisher at an imprint at Thomas Nelson before he formed his own literary agency in 2007. It was his love of the writer and the "close relationship you forge with an author for a lifetime" that prompted him to switch from a corporate role to the more intimate experience of a literary agent....

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