Posted by Tina on April 10, 2012 at 08:11:54:
Have found a few literary agencies currently open to submissions for fiction. Hope it helps people. Let's start querying! I will be posting more, if anybody's interested.
Standen Literary Agency
looking for: Children's and adult contemporary fiction
(first three chapters, and a synopsis of your work)
Greening, Morter and Xavier Literary Agency
looking for: Mystery/suspense/crime/horror contemporary
(first three chapters, bio and synopsis)
Jenny Brown Associates
looking for: "interested in the following categories of writing for adults: Literary fiction, crime writing, historical fiction, women’s fiction. Literary non-fiction, including memoir and nature writing."
For fiction: send us the first 50 pages (no more) and a synopsis in a single document, with a covering letter (see below).
All submissions: Please write a covering letter in the body of the email giving an account of the background of the book and your writing career to date. If you have been referred to us by a publishing or personal contact then make this clear. If you have had previous correspondence with one of our agents please mention this. We would appreciate knowing if your project has been sent to or is being considered by other agents or publishers.
Blanche C. Gregory Literary Agency
looking for: adult fiction and nonfiction. Children's literature will be considered.
The Gernert Company
looking for: commercial and literary writers, nonfiction and writers of trade and scholarly nonfiction in subjects ranging from sports and history to current events and science).
Helen Heller Agency
Looking for: adult fiction and non-fiction.
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