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literary agent

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(Professions) a person who manages the business affairs of an author
literary agency n
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Noun1.literary agent - an agent who represents an author in dealings with publishers
agent - a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations
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HE was turned down by some of the UK's top literary agencies but self-published author David Jester looks set to have the last laugh.
Strong relationships in place with multiple top literary agencies, and its current stable of authors boasts a number of New York Times best-selling and award-winning authors.
He added," During the days which the international section was held, we met with 17 Turkish publishers and literary agencies.
Rather than concentrate on the personal papers of individuals, the archivists have turned their attention to the corporate records of one of Australia's oldest and best-known literary agencies, Curtis Brown, which the Library acquired in July 2007.
INTERNATIONAL CREATIVE MANAGEMENT, one of the world's largest talent and literary agencies, is partnering with the Los Angeles Unified School District to renovate and upgrade eight high school auditoriums in an effort to enhance their performing arts programs.
Middleton's book was turned down by publishing houses including Time Warner and Bloomsbury, while Naipaul's book was rejected by literary agencies including Blake Friedmann, Lucas Alexander Whitley and PFD.
REGINA BROOKS started as an aerospace engineer, and her solo agency--hailed by Writer's Digest magazine as one of the top 25 literary agencies of 2004--is appropriately called Serendipity.
I've tried literary agencies, magazines, radio stations, television and even film companies.
Taylor, senior vice president for Cushman Realty's downtown Los Angeles office, represented ICM, one of the big three talent and literary agencies in the United States.
She will head up a new talent division at Curtis Brown, which is one of London's leading literary agencies and also has a growing stable of directors.