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Elizabeth Poteet Literary Agent was with The Seymour Agency. She is no longer taking submissions. Publishing Agent Elizabeth Poteet was a literary agent with The Seymour Agency. Book Agent Elizabeth Poteet attended Colby College where she majored in English and...
Melissa Gaines Literary Agent was with Victress Literary. She is no longer taking submissions. Publishing Agent Melissa Gaines was a literary agent with Victress Literary. Book Agent Melissa Gaines and Shannon Orso made up the dynamic duo of agents at Victress...
Michael Gosney Literary Agent was with Waterside Productions, Inc. He is no longer taking submissions. Book Agent Michael Gosney was a literary agent with Waterside Productions, Inc. Publishing Agent Michael Gosney had a history of developing innovative media and book...
Charlene Visco Literary Agent was with the Standing Stones Literary Agency. Publishing Agent Charlene Visco was a literary agent with and the founder of the Standing Stones Literary Agency. Book Agent Charlene Visco has a degree in literature and Classics from Purdue...
Tina Pohlman Literary Agent was with the Ross Yoon Literary Agency/ She is no longer taking submissions. Publishing Agent Tina Pohlman was a literary agent with the Ross Yoon Literary Agency. Book Agent Tina Pohlman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a...
Jennifer DuVall Literary Agent was with the Schiavone Literary Agency. Publishing Agent Jennifer DuVall was an agent at the Schiavone Literary Agency. She was the president of the agency. Book Agent Jennifer DuVall was interested in representing nonfiction and fiction...
Maria Rogers Literary Agent was with The Tobias Literary Agency. She is no longer taking submissions. Publishing Agent Maria Rogers was a new literary agent with The Tobias Literary Agency. Book Agent Maria Rogers is a graduate of Kenyon College, and went on to intern...