Nonfiction Literary Agents – Book Agents Representing Nonfiction

Nonfiction literary agents Nonfiction literary agents can be found below in our Directory of Agents, but first I want to make 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 nonfiction book properly, before accessing the directory.

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

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Nonfiction Literary Agents: Description

Nonfiction literary agents are looking for books that are factual (unlike fiction literary agents). Some fiction books might include nonfictional elements. And some nonfiction books might include elements of unverified supposition, deduction, or imagination for the purpose of smoothing out a narrative (but the author should always make all attempts to make a nonfiction book truthful).

Nonfiction literary agents truthful

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Nonfiction Literary Agents – Genres and Subgenres

Nonfiction literary agents represent countless genres. I’ve listed some of the most popular ones below.

African American Literary Agents
Animals/Pets
Architecture
Art
Autobiography
Beauty/Fashion/Style
Biography
Business
Catholic Literary Agents
Celebrity
Children’s Books Literary Agents
Christian Literary Agents
Computers
Conservative Literary Agents
Cooking & Cookbook Literary Agents
Crafts
Cultural/Social Issues
Current Events/Affairs
Dating/Relationship/Sex
Design
Diet/Nutrition
Economics
Education
Film/Entertainment
Environment
Ethnic
Family
Fitness
Food/Drinks
Gardening
Gay/Lesbian Literary Agents
General Nonfiction
Gift/Novelty
Government
Health/Wellness
History
How-To
Humor Book Agents
Inspiration
Investigative
Jewish Literary Agents

Journalism
Juvenile
Law
Lifestyle
Medical/Medicine
Memoir Literary Agents
Middle Grade
Military/War
Mind/Body/Spirit
Money/Finance
Multicultural
Music
Narrative
Nature
New Adult Book Agents
New Age Literary Agents
Parenting/Child Guidance
Philosophy
Photography
Politics
Pop Culture
Practical
Prescriptive
Psychology
Reference
Religious Publishing Agents
Science
Self-Help/Personal Development
Spirituality
Sports
Technology
Travel
True Adventure
True Crime
20- and 30-Somethings
Upmarket
Women’s Issues
Young Adult

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Find Nonfiction 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 nonfiction 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 my Directory of Publishing 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.

Nonfiction literary agents directory

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

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