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Pitching an Agent: Brandt & Hochman

An established agency with a distinguished heritage is looking for writerly types.

By Jill Singer - December 21, 2004

Number of agents: Five
Number of clients: About 215
Notable clients: 1999 Pulitzer Prize for fiction winner Michael Cunningham (The Hours, A Home at the End of the World), acclaimed novelist Scott Turow (Presumed Innocent), National Book Award winner and Outside contributing editor Bob Shacochis, National Book Award winner Julia Glass, Stones from the River author Ursula Hegi, Newbery Award winner Avi, NPR foreign correspondent Jacki Lyden, and children's author Mary Pope Osborne (Magic Tree House).
Percentage of unsolicited material accepted: Anywhere from one to five percent.
Fiction vs. nonfiction: A breakdown by agent: Gail Hochman does 75 percent fiction and 25 percent ...

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