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Jaclyn Gilbert Literary Agent – This article about Literary Agent Jaclyn Gilbert and Drift(less) Literary is part of a series about literary agents and How to Find a Literary Agent. Book Agent Jaclyn Gilbert is a literary agent with and the founder of Drift(less) Literary. DO NOT QUERY THIS AGENT AT THIS TIME: Jaclyn is not currently accepting unsolicited submissions. Publishing Agent Jaclyn Gilbert earned a B.A. from Yale and an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College, and is a graduate of the Columbia Publishing Course. She started her publishing career in 2007 as an assistant in online marketing and special sales at Workman Publishing.

Jaclyn Gilbert Literary Agent started her publishing career in marketing and sales at Workman Publishing. In 2011, she joined Janklow & Nesbit Associates’ foreign rights team.  She helped secure translation rights to works by Laura Hillenbrand, Jhumpa Lahiri, Tom Wolfe, Sarah Manguso, and many others.

Jaclyn Gilbert Literary Agent left Janklow & Nesbit in 2013 to earn her MFA in Creative Writing from Sarah Lawrence College and work on her debut novel, Late Air, which was released by Little A in 2018. Her stories, essays, and reviews have appeared in Lit Hub, Post Road Magazine, Long Reads, Tin House, The Paper Brigade, and elsewhere. She has taught about writing at the Sarah Lawrence Writing Institute, Curious on Hudson in Dobbs Ferry, and Pace University, as well as contributed to Colgate, the Bread Loaf, and Tin House Writers’ Conferences.

Formerly, Literary Agent Jaclyn Gilbery worked as a literary agent at Cullen Stanley International, where she sold works for translation by Gina Apostol, Kiese Laymon, Ariana Reines, and Kate Zambreno.

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