Literary Agents by John F. Baker
A Writer's Introduction

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A Writer's Guide to the Top Literary Agents gives readers the inside story of some of the most respected and influential names in the business today, from Georges Borchardt and Sandra Dijkstra to John Brockman and Molly Friedrich. It helps writers learn the role of agents, understand their importance in book publishing, and identify the characteristics of a good agent/author relationship. No other book gives the in-depth look at agents that this book does.
 

About John F. Baker

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Baker is Vice President and Editorial Director of Publishers Weekly. He has conducted numerous publishing courses at The New School and New York University.
 
Published April 1, 1999 by Arco. 256 pages
Genres: Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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""Literary agents,"" writes Baker, ""are the uncrowned kings and queens of the book publishing business today."" In this eminently useful guide to these publishing royalty, PW's editorial director provides the information writers need to determine which agent is right for them, and to gain entree...

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