97 Agents That Accept Fantasy Submissions

This may be helpful to a few writers out there. After I finished VampCon, I spent from August 2011 until April 2012 methodically querying any agencies that would look at fantasy. Alas, it did not work out, so I began contacting smaller and independent presses that do not require you to be represented and- to my great fortune- signed up with Greyhart Press.

Despite it not having worked out with the agents, I managed to compile a pretty decent resource to share with folks, so please feel free to use it! Before sending any queries, however, I strongly recommend checking each agency’s website for their submission guidelines. Some will only take email submissions, others will only take them by post (snail mail). Some want only a query letter, while others want the query letter plus the first twenty pages, while others will ask queries + first chapters + synopsis.

Also, agencies not static. Some may be looking for fantasy books in 2012, but have no interest in 2013.  Some agencies shut down to new submissions from time to time, so please make sure to find out what format and content they want before contacting.

The list is filed below by agency name, although in some cases I have included specific agents who seem to focus on fantasy/ sci-fi.

A

1. Aaron Priest Agency

2. The Ahearn Agency

3. Andrea Brown, agent:  Laura Rennert

4. Andrea Hurst Agency, agent: Vickie Motter

5. Anderson Literary

6. Artists and Artisans Inc.- agent: Adam Chromy

7. Atchity Entertainment International, agent: Ken Atchity

B

8. Barry Goldblatt Literary

9. Barbara Bova Literary Agency

10. The Bent Agency, agent: Jenny Bent.

11. Bradford Literary Agency- agent: Natalie Fischer Lakosil

C

12. Canton Smith Literary Agency- agent: Eric Smith

13. Claire Gerus Ageny

14. The Cooke Agency- agent: Mary Hu

15. Curtis Brown Ltd.- agent: Ginger Clark

16. Chamein Canton Agency

17. The Croce Agency

D

18. Dee Mura Literary, agent: Dee Mura

19. Donald Maass Literary Agency

20. Dunham Lit.- agent: Jennie Dunham

21. D4EO Literary Agency- agent: Bob Diforio

22. Dominick Abel Literary Agency- agent:  Dominick Abel

23. Dystel & Goderich Literary Management- agent: John Rudolph

24. DeChiara Literary Agency

25. Dijkstra Literary

E

26. Emma Sweeney Agency

27. The Ethan Ellenberg Literary Agency, agent: Denise Little

28. Elyse Cheney Literary Associates, LLC

F

29. FinePrint Literary- agent: Janet Reid * warning: she wrote me that she hates vampires.

30. Fielding Agency

31. Fifi Oscard

32. Folio Literary

33. Fox Literary Agency- agent: Diana Fox

34. Foundry Literary + Media- agent: Peter H. McGuigan

35. Friedrich Agency- agent: Lucy Carson

G

36. The Gernert Company

H

37. Harvey Klinger Inc.- agent: Andrea Somberg

I

38. Irene Goodman

39. Inkwell Management

J

40. Jabberwocky Literary

41. Janklow & Nesbit Associates- agent: Alexandra Machinist

42. Jean V Naggar- agent: Alice Tasman

43. Jill Grinberg Literary

44. Joy Harris- agent: Sarah Twombly

45. Judith Ehrlich Literary Managment

K

46. Kidd Agency, Inc.

47. Kraas Literary Agency- agent: Irene Kraas

48. KT Literary

49. The Knight Agency- agent: Nephele Tempest

L

50. L. Perkins Agency- agent: Sandu Lu

51. Larso-Pomada Agency

52. Laura Dail Literary- Tamar Rydzinski,

53. Levine Greenberg

54. Linn Prentis- agent: Amy Hayden

55. Liza Dawson Associates Literary Agency- agent: Havis Dawson

56. The Lotts Agency- agent: Chris Lotts

57. Lowenstein Associates- agent: Meredith Barnes

58. Lyons Literary LLC

59. Lynn Seligman Literary

M

60. Marcia Amsterdam Agency

61. Markson Thoma- agent: Elaine Markson

62. Marsal Lyon Literary Agency LLC

63. The McCarthy Agency, LLC- agent: Ms. Shawna McCarthy

64. Meredith Bernstein Literary Agency

65. The Martell Agency- agent: Alice Martell

66. Movable Type- agent: Jamie Brenner

N

67. Nancy Coffey Literary & Media

68. Nelson Agency – agent: Sara Megibow

O

69. Objective Entertainment- agent: Elizabeth Jote

P

70. PMA Literary Film and Management- agent: Adrienne Rosado

71. Prospect Agency- agent: Becca Stumpf

R

72. Ricia Mainhardt Agency-

73. Richard Henshaw Group

74. Rob Weisbach Creative Management

75. Russell Volkening- agent: Josh Getzler

S

76. Schiavone Literary Agency- agent: Jennifer DuVall

77. Scribe Agency

78. Scovil Galen Ghosh Literay

79. Selectric Artists- agent: Chris Schelling

80. Seymour Artists- agent: Nicole Resciniti

81. Spencerhill Associates- agent: Jennifer Schober

82. Spectrum Literary Agency- agent: Justin Bell

83. The Steinberg Agency- agent: Peter Steinberg,

84. Sternig & Byrne Literary Agency

85. Stone Song- agent: Emmanuelle Morgen

86. Stringer Literary Agency- agent: Marlene Stringer

87. Stuart Krichevsky- agent: Shana Cohen

T

88. Talcott Notch Literary- agent: Sara D’Emic

89. Triada US Literary Agency Inc.

90. Trident Media Group, LLC- agent: Scott Miller,

V

91. Valerie Smith, Literary Agent

92. The Veltre Company- agent: Joe Veltre

93. Veritas Literary Agency

94. Victoria Sanders & Associates LLC- agent: Bernadette Baker-Baughman

W

95. William Morris Ageny

96. Writer’s House- agent: Stephen Barr

Z

97. The Zack Company- agent: Andy Zack

 

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About Armand Inezian

Armand Inezian is an English instructor by day, and a grant administrator by later-in-the-day, and a writer by night! VampCon- a dark, fantasy thriller- is his first novel. He resides in Boston with his wife, two children, three cats, and one house that needs a lot of work.
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7 Responses to 97 Agents That Accept Fantasy Submissions

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    • beckerman79 says:

      This has been incredibly helpful Finding an agent is tedious work. Your site just made it a whole lot easier. Even so, unless you’ve put in a lot of time and effort and are rewarding yourself, spending time on the beach isn’t going to get you an agent. Thanks again!

  2. ljbush says:

    Hi Are These all in The USA i’m fnding it hard over here in the UK to fnd any agents thanks for sharing

  3. PraiaFortaleza says:

    Awesome article, I am going to spend more time a little bit of research but this has helped me out. Thanks!. Ok, time for me to head back to this Brazilian paradise on the beach!

  4. bad gag says:

    Helpful information. Fortunate me I found your web site by accident, and I’m shocked why this twist of fate didn’t happened in advance! I bookmarked it.

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