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literary agent

n
(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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Maass, an experienced author and literary agent, presents strategies that generations of authors have applied to craft sublime fiction, from core elements (character-building, plot navigation, etc.
Bruce Barbour, Literary Agent and Publishing Consultant has held executive positions at several publishing houses including Random House.
Addressing the issue from both the side of the author and agent, she summarizes some of the important points to keep in mind when looking for a literary agent for a book manuscript.
London, May 05 ( ANI ): Harper Lee is suing her literary agent and others over the rights to her classic novel- To Kill a Mockingbird.
Literary agent Juliet Mushens said: "I'm incredibly excited to be attending the inaugural Newcastle Writing Conference.
While he has a literary agent, he has finally opted to self-publish after the manuscript (MS) was shopped around and eventually passed by a dozen editors.
2012 Guide to Literary Agents offers a fine resource for locating a literary agent and has completely updated contact and submission information for agents seeking new clients.
Books written by celebrities about their lifestyle are usually sure to find a literary agent and then a publisher as they are seen to have instant mass market appeal.
She was in her late 60s, but was always "coy and secretive" about her exact age, her literary agent, Ed Victor, said.
Entries can be submitted from anywhere in the world and must be submitted by a publisher, editor, literary agent, or in the case of film scripts and stage plays, by the producer.
Q I am looking for a literary agent who handles children's books.
Taking a job as a reader to a literary agent, her first assignment is to read a novel by a mysterious Scottish author, Aziz Z.