Nonfiction

The LA Literary Agency

Handles narrative nonfiction, history, memoirs, sports, biographies, cookbooks, lifestyle, health, psychology, science, parenting, business, literary fiction and commercial fiction. Prefers submissions by regular mail, but will accept email submissions. For nonfiction, submit query letter and book proposal. For fiction, submit query letter and first 50 pages.

Published: August 8, 2013

The Cowles-Ryan Literary Agency

Represents authors of nonfiction books for a general audience, including health, nature, narrative, memoir, food and select photography/ illustrated books. Send queries by email only.

Published: August 8, 2013

The Friedrich Agency

Representing writers in the categories of literary and commercial adult fiction, narrative nonfiction and memoir.

Published: August 8, 2013

The Gernert Company

Represents equal parts fiction (commercial and literary) and nonfiction (biography, memoir, journalism, essays, sports, history, current events, science, etc.). Do not send queries to individual agents.

Published: August 8, 2013

The Bukowski Agency

Accepting nonfiction submissions from authors who reside in Canada. Fiction submissions by referral only.

Published: August 8, 2013

The Cooke Agency

Represents literary fiction, commercial fiction (science fiction, fantasy and romance), nonfiction (specifically narrative-driven works in the areas of popular culture, science, history, politics and natural history) and middle grade and YA books. Email query only

Published: August 8, 2013

The Amy Rennert Agency

Seeks general fiction, literary fiction, mysteries, narrative nonfiction, health, lifestyle, biography, business/investing/finance, history and sports. Prefers queries by email.

Published: August 8, 2013