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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 Stephanie Kim – New Leaf Literary & Media, Inc.

Stephanie Kim Literary Agent - This article about Literary Agent Stephanie Kim and New Leaf Literary & Media, Inc. is part of a series about literary agents and How to Find a Literary Agent. Publishing Agent Stephanie Kim is a new agent with New Leaf Literary...

Literary Agent Shanna Furey – Metamorphosis Literary Agency

Shanna Furey Literary Agent - This article about Literary Agent Shanna Furey and the Metamorphosis Literary Agency is part of a series about literary agents and How to Find a Literary Agent. Book Agent Shanna Furey is a new agent with the Metamorphosis Literary...

Literary Agent Sandra Pareja – Massie & McQuilkin

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Literary Agent Lindsay Guzzardo – Martin Literary Management

Lindsay Guzzardo Literary Agent - This article about Literary Agent Lindsay Guzzardo and Martin Literary Management is part of a series about literary agents and How to Find a Literary Agent. Book Agent Lindsay Guzzardo is a new agent with Martin Literary Management....

Literary Agent Jolene Haley – Marsal Lyon Literary Agency

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Literary Agent Renee Jarvis – MacKenzie Wolf Literary Agency

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Literary Agent Michelle Conway – Linda Chester Literary Agency

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