US Literary Agents – Book Agents in the United States

Find US literary agents in our free Directory of Book Agents US literary agents can be found here in this FREE Directory of Book Agents, created by former NY Times bestselling book agent Mark Malatesta.

This webpage will also tell you how many states have active literary agencies. That’s right, a decent percentage of them (28% to be exact) work outside New York.

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US Literary Agents – Introduction

Most authors are shocked to discover that there are publishing agents in 33 states, but for different reasons. Some authors are surprised to find out that there aren’t book agents in all fifty states. Others are disappointed to learn that there aren’t literary agencies in all 50 states. Scroll below to see how many literary agencies there are in your state, and find out how you can submit your work to them.

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US Literary Agents in Which States & Cities?

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
Boston Literary Agents
California Literary Agents
Chicago Literary Agents
Colorado
Connecticut
Dallas Literary Agents
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Hollywood Literary Agents
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Las Vegas Literary Agents
Los Angeles Literary Agents
Louisiana

Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Miami Literary Agents
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nashville Literary Agents
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New Orleans Literary Agents
New York Literary Agents
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio Literary Agents
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Literary Agents
Portland Literary Agents
Rhode Island
San Francisco Literary Agents
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas Literary Agents
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

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Good News About US Literary Agents

The good news is that you don’t need to live in the same state as your author representative. Most authors don’t. Besides, there’s no advantage to having your literary agency right next door. You probably aren’t going to meet your book agent until your book gets picked up by a publisher, although you’ll certainly (in most cases) be able to email and occasionally talk on the phone. At least that’s how most book agents work.

Now, before you enter our Directory of Book Agents let me show you…

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Top Cities and States for US Literary Agents

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New York – US Literary Agents

The state of New York has more than 700 publishing agents. Of course you’ll find most of those literary agencies in Manhattan, where you’ll also find most major publishers. But there are also a lot of book agents in cities like Brooklyn, Bufflao, and Bellport. Our Directory of Book Agents lists publishing agents in 37 cities in New York. Click here to learn more about Literary Agents New York.

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California – US Literary Agents

Although the state of California has the second most book agents in the United States, it’s no competition. California only has 124 publishing agents, located in cities like Los Angeles, Mailbu, La Jolla, Hollywood, and Beverly Hills. Our Directory of Book Agents lists publishing agents in 36 cities in California. Click here to learn more about Literary Agents California.

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Hollywood, CA – US Literary Agents

How many literary agents are there in Hollywood, California? Of course, as you might expect, most California literary agencies are located in, and around, the Los Angeles area. Click here to learn more about Hollywood Literary Agents. Find out who they are and how you can submit your book to them.

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New Orleans, LA – US Literary Agents

Are there any literary agencies in New Orleans and Louisiana? Yes. And you can find out who they are in our Directory of Book Agents. It lists book agents in in New Orleans and every other city where agents can be found. Click here to learn more about Literary Agents New Orleans, and so you can research publishing agents and submit your query letter today.

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