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If you are searching for a literary agent or book publisher, I highly recommend Writers Guide to Book Editors, Publishers and Literary Agents by Jeff Herman. This book contains a vast amount of information that will help you match your material to an appropriate agent or publisher. This book was a valuable tool during my search for an agent.
of Authors' Representatives (AAR)
Bill's List of Literary Agents and their Authors' Books: Connecting agents and authors one page at a time.
Burned by An Agent by Marti Talbot
If you're looking for agent sites the Writer'sNet features a large database of literary agents and agencies broken down into categories and locations.
Below are links to a few book publishers. Before submitting work to a publisher read 5 Things You Should Know Before Contacting A Book Publisher. Please note, these links are for your convenience only. You should always be cautious and check out a publisher before submitting your material and signing any contracts.
Avocet Press, Inc.: Publishes a wide variety of books ranging from poetry, mysteries and historical fiction.
Black Thistle Press: Small independent publisher specializing in poetry and nonfiction.
Cadmus Editions: Publishes trade fiction, nonfiction and poetry.
E.M. Press: Publishes children's books.
Encounter Books: Publishes serious nonfiction.
Knopf: Publishes a wide variety of material. Generally accepts only material submitted by an agent.
St. Martin's Press: Publishes a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction.
Norton: Publishes a wide variety of fiction, nonfiction and poetry.
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