Fiction Literary Agents

Fiction literary agents Fiction literary agents can be found below in our Directory of Agents, but before I show you that… I want to be sure you’re describing your book accurately. That way you’ll have a better shot at finding a literary agency to represent you. So scroll below to make sure you’re categorizing or classifying your novel properly, before sending out any queries.

Note: If you’re not looking for fiction literary agents but, instead, you’re looking for children’s book agents or nonfiction book agents, click here to access our main list of literary agents categories.

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Fiction Literary Agents: Primary Categories

Before I give you specific information about fiction subgenres, let’s first make sure you you have your primary fiction genre correct (based on word count):

* Flash fiction: Less than 2,000 words
* Short story: 2,000-7,500 words
* Novelette: 7,500-25,000 words
* Novella: 25-50,000 words
* Novel: 50-125,000 words
* Epic novel: 200,000 words or more

Fiction literary agents epic novel

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Fiction Literary Agents: Genres and Subgenres

Fiction literary agents represent countless genres.

I’ve listed the most popular ones here…

Action Genre

Action Adventure Genre

Adventure Genre

Alternate History Genre

Apocalyptic Genre

Biographical Fiction Genre

Black Comedy Genre

Chick Lit Genre

Christian Fiction Genre

Comedy Genre

Coming of Age Fiction Genre

Commercial Fiction Genre

Contemporary Fantasy Genre

Contemporary Fiction Genre

Contemporary Realistic Fiction

Crime Fiction Genre

Dark Fantasy Genre

Detective Fiction Genre

Disaster Thriller Genre

Drama Fiction Genre

Dystopian Genre

Epic Fiction Genre

Erotic Fiction Genre

Espionage Genre

Ethnic Fiction Genre

Faction Genre

Fable Genre

Fairy Tale Genre

Family Saga Genre

Fan Fiction Genre

Fantasy Genre

Fiction Genre

Flash Fiction Genre

Folktale Genre

Gangster Fiction Genre

Gay Fiction Genre

General Fiction Genre

Ghost Story Genre

Glitz Fiction Genre

Gothic Fiction Genre

Graphic Novel Genre

Hardboiled Crime Fiction

Historical Fiction Genre

Horror Genre

Inspirational Fiction Genre

Legal Fiction Genre

Lesbian Fiction Genre

Literary Fiction Genre

Magical Realism Genre

Mainstream Fiction Genre

Military Fiction Genre

Modern Fiction Genre

Monster Fiction Genre

Multicultural Fiction Genre

Murder Mystery Genre

Mystery Genre

Mythic Fiction Genre

Narrative Fiction Genre

New Adult Genre

Noir Genre

Occult Fiction Genre

Paranoid Fiction Genre

Paranormal Fiction Genre

Parody Genre

Period Piece Fiction Genre

Philosophical Fiction Genre

Poetry Genre

Police Procedural Genre

Political Fiction Genre

Post-Apocalyptic Genre

Prose Genre

Psychological Fiction Genre

Psychological Thriller Genre

Pulp Fiction Genre

Realistic Fiction Genre

Religious Fiction Genre

Romance Genre

Romantic Comedy Genre

Satirical Fiction Genre

Science Fiction Genre

Short Story Genre

Slasher Fiction Genre

Slice of Life Fiction Genre

Southern Fiction Genre

Southern Gothic Genre

Speculative Fiction Genre

Sports Fiction Genre

Spy Fiction Genre

Steampunk Fiction Genre

Supernatural Fiction Genre

Survival Fiction Genre

Suspense Genre

Techno-thriller Genre

Thriller Genre

Tragedy Genre

Urban Fantasy Genre

Upmarket Fiction Genre

Urban Fiction Genre

Utopian Fiction Genre

Vampire Fiction Genre

Werewolf Fiction Genre

Western Genre

Whodunit Fiction Genre

Women’s Fiction Genre

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Find Fiction Literary Agents for Your Book

If you’re not sure what book genre your book fits into, click here to visit our Book Genres website. There you’ll find information on every fiction category that you can imagine. For example, you’ll find a definition for the genre, and any related genres or sub-genres. You’ll also see a list of book genre examples for every category.

Once you know which genre your book fits into, click here for free instant access to our Directory of Book AgentsThis directory is the most comprehensive (and accurate) directory of book agents in the world. It’s also the easiest to use, and it has information and features that you won’t find anywhere else. Plus, you’ll find all of the book agents there sorted by the fiction categories listed above.

Find fiction literary agents

If you’re not looking for fiction literary agents, click here for information about nonfiction literary agents or literary agents for children’s books.