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Matt McGowan Literary Agent – This article about Literary Agent Matt McGowan and Frances Goldin Literary Agency is part of a series about literary agents and how to Find a Publishing Agent. Publishing Agent Matt McGowan is an agent with and a Vice President at the Frances Goldin Literary Agency. Book Agent Matt McGowan is looking for emotionally, intellectually, and formally adventurous work of all kinds and is particularly interested in writers who believe nonfiction can be as artful as fiction. In 2008, he was featured in Poets & Writers’ “Twenty-One Agents You Should Know.” His clients have won or been shortlisted for the PEN/Martha Albrand Award, The New York Public Library Young Lions Award, the O. Henry Award, the Graywolf Literary Nonfiction Award, the Pushcart Prize, the Rona Jaffe Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, Pen/Revson Award, PEN USA Award, the Edgar Award, the Orion Book award, the Triangle Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award, and have received NEA, Whiting, Guggenheim, and Lannan Foundation grants. They publish in major magazines like The New Yorker, Harpers, and the New York Times Magazine, direct MFA writing programs such as Brown University and the University of Iowa, and have appeared on The Colbert Report, Conan O’Brien, Bookworm, NPR, as well as covers of the New York Times Book Review and New York Times bestseller lists. As rights director, Matt McGowan also handles foreign, film and television, audio, and first serial rights for all the agency’s titles.

Matt McGowan Literary Agent has worked in publishing since 1994, joining the Frances Goldin Agency in 2001, after stints at McIntosh & Otis, Fromm International, St. Martin’s Press, and Abbeville Press.

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  • Nonfiction

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