Meg Thompson Literary Agent – This article about Literary Agent Meg Thompson and the Thompson Literary Agency is part of a series about literary agents and how to Find a Publishing Agent. Publishing Agent Meg Thompson is an agent with the Thompson Literary Agency. Book Agent Meg Thompson is also the founder of the agency. She worked at LJK for over five years before founding her own agency with Susanna Einstein, the Einstein Thompson Agency. After three successful years at ETA, Meg decided to launch her own agency, Thompson Literary LLC. She grew up in Lubbock, TX and moved to NY in 1998 to attend New York University, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude with a degree in British and American Literature.
Meg Thompson Literary Agent began her publishing career in 2002, working for President Bill Clinton in his Harlem office as a researcher and fact checker on his memoir, My Life. She then went to work for Charlie Rose as a writer and researcher at his legendary PBS show before joining LJK Literary Management (2005), first as Larry Kirshbaum’s editorial assistant and then quickly moving on to handle clients of her own, becoming a senior agent in just two years.
Meg Thompson Literary Agent’s clients include: NY Times bestsellers Ken Denmead, Kelle Hampton, #1 NY Times bestselling cookbook author Lisa Leake of 100 Days of Real Food, Tom Hart, and Jeremy Rifkin, NY Times and New Yorker essayist Tim Kreider, caterer to the stars Mary Giuliani, Daily Rituals author Mason Currey, New York Times bestseller Kim Krans of The Wild Unknown, adventure reporter and Ghost Wave author Chris Dixon, author of the Gypset series and NY Times Style reporter Julia Chaplin, Missy LeHand biographer Kathryn Smith, New Yorker cartoonist and essayist Emily Flake, James Beard Award-winner Alan Tardi, designer Ayse Birsel, Octopus! author, NPR, and Scientific America journalist Katherine Harmon Courage, memoirist and women’s rights activist Maria Toorpakai, and President of Planned Parenthood Cecile Richards, among others.
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