Poets and writers guide to literary agents
This excellent blog is dedicated to sharing the latest and greatest instruction and information on literary agents, literary agencies, query letters, submissions, publishing, author platform, book marketing, and more. Justin is looking to represent middle grade, young adult, new adult, and adult novels. For middle grade, he is actively seeking fantasy, science fiction, paranormal, adventure, and historical fiction.
In young adult, he is seeking fantasy, science fiction, paranormal, adventure, historical fiction, contemporary, and dystopian. For new adult, he is seeking fantasy, contemporary romance,. Literary agents are paid on commission (usually 15%). So the only kinds of books that pay for the food on their table or the gin in their martinis are books that make money. Is it Romance, Fantasy. Find the perfect audience for your poems, stories, essays, and reviews by researching over one thousand literary magazines.
Apart from celebrity projects and writers who are already well-known, successful literary agents rarely represent poets. Poets generally get their start by selling individual poems to reputable markets.