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Where do agents look for new clients?

Skip the slush pile by putting your writing on display in key places.

Where do agents look for new clients? This illustration shows a varied crowd of silhouttes looking at artwork in a museum.
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Some success stories from authors and agents

“I’m more likely to scour the internet for writers who work for news websites or magazines. Sometimes I scour Instagram to see if there’s an interesting account that would translate into a book. I also subscribe to emails that aggregate links to things I might want to read: Sunday Reads and Reliable Sources are two I can think of right away. Another great resource for me is an e-newsletter called Bloglovin’, which is a round-up of blog posts geared towards women. It’s not that I’d never read literary magazines or journals for great material (I do read Lit Hub); it’s just that there is SO much great writing out there, and I only have so many hours in a day!” —Kathleen Matthews Schmidt, Empire Literary LLC

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