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Pitching An Agent: Your Calls Answered, Any Time

You can rely on this agent morning, noon and night, so long as you're willing to take direction from him

By Rachel Kramer Bussel - April 4, 2007

Name: Lyons Literary LLC
Number of agents: 1
Number of clients: 34
Notable clients: Journalists Josh Karp and Mac Montandon, historian Brian Jones, award-winning crime author Ed Wright, National Book Award Finalist Shelia Moses, PEN/Hemingway Finalist Eric Miles Williamson, Minnesota Book Award Finalist Maureen Millea Smith, food writer and chef Lorraine Bodger, cookbook author and master chef Annemarie Huste, chef Andrew Weissman, activist Alvin Sykes, the Estate of Sloan Wilson.
Percentage of unsolicited material accepted: Less than 1 percent
Fiction v. nonfiction: 40 percent fiction; 60 percent nonfiction

Background: Jonathan Lyons is a licensed attorney in New York state who began working ...

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