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Pitching An Agent: Retaining Clients For The Long Haul

This agent 20-year industry vet works with authors throughout their entire career

By Rachel Kramer Bussel - June 27, 2007
Name: Vicky Bijur Literary Agency
Number of agents: One plus an assistant
Number of clients: 40
Notable clients: New York Times bestselling novelist Laura Lippman (What the Dead Know); James Sallis (Drive, optioned for film by Hugh Jackman); Larry Gonick (Cartoon History of the Universe, Cartoon History of the Modern World); Margaret Maron, winner of Edgar, Anthony, and Agatha awards; Steven Greenhouse, NYT labor reporter (The Big Squeeze, forthcoming from Knopf); Robert Kanigel (The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan ); NYT food writer Ed Levine (New York Eats, Pizza: A Slice of Heaven, co-author, The Young ...

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