Jeff Herman's guide to book publishers, editors & literary agents: who they are! what they want! and how to win them over!
Watson-Guptill Pubns, 1 sept. 2003 - 934 pages
Writers everywhere agree: When it's time to navigate the complex world of book publishing, this is the book they value most! Jeff Herman is a leading New York literary agent who has represented best-selling authors and has helped thousands of new writers launch successful careers. This latest annual edition of the classic writer's directory provides everything working writers need to find the most receptive publishers, editors, and agents for their work. Each entry presents an overview of the publisher, including its history and current lines, followed by the names of specific editors, their areas of interest, and complete contact information. It also features listings for over 150 top literary agencies, along with their agents, what they represent, and how to contact them. Finally, this important reference includes expert guidance on such valuable topics as how to pitch a book, prepare a winning query and proposal, negotiate a contract, and much more.