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Literary Agents – Find An Agent in the USA Book Agents Directory and Database 2020-2021

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Literary Agent Emma Loy-Santelli – Serendipity Literary Agency

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Literary Agent Ameerah Holliday – Serendipity Literary Agency

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Literary Agent Amy Flynn – Rubin Pfeffer Content, LLC

Amy Flynn Literary Agent - This article about Literary Agent Amy Flynn and Rubin Pfeffer Content, LLC is part of a series about literary agents and How to Find a Literary Agent. Book Agent Amy Flynn is a new agent with Rubin Pfeffer Content, LLC. Publishing Agent Amy...

Literary Agent Susana Alvarez – Park & Fine Literary and Media

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Literary Agent Margaret Danko – Paper Over Board

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Literary Agent Jonathan Agin – O’Connor Literary Agency

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Literary Agent Kevin O’Connor – O’Connor Literary Agency

Kevin O’Connor Literary Agent - This article about Literary Agent Kevin O’Connor and the O'Connor Literary Agency is part of a series about literary agents and How to Find a Literary Agent. Book Agent Kevin O'Connor is a new agent with the O'Connor Literary Agency....

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