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firstwriter.com's database of literary agents includes details of 780 English language literary agencies that don't charge reading fees. The database is continually updated: there have been 34 listings added or updated in the last month. With over a dozen different ways to narrow your search you can find the right literary agent for your book, fast.

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menafn.com – January 22, 2019

Fuse Literary, the literary agency that focuses on technology, innovation, and expansion of storytelling into new media in addition to the nuts and bolts of traditional publishing, today announced the hiring of Karly Caserza as an Associate Agent at the firm. 

Partner Laurie McLean recognized Karly's potential right away. "I met Karly at the San Francisco Writers Conference a few years ago and was immediately impressed by her professionalism, passion and knowledge of books, publishing, graphics, and editing."

hollywoodreporter.com – January 18, 2019

Literary agent David Lubliner has left WME and joined UTA, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

A source also tells THR that Lubliner is bringing with him the following clients: About a Boy co-writers and brothers Chris and Paul Weitz, Beatriz at Dinnerdirector Miguel Arteta, Detective Pikachu director/co-writer Rob Letterman and Juliet, Naked co-writer Jim Taylor, among others.

thebookseller.com – January 15, 2019

Representing fiction, general non-fiction and children’s books, the agency, first announced last summer, is a division of Hilary Murray's talent agency Arlington Management Ltd and is being headed up by Robertson, who most recently was sales and marketing director and paperback publisher at Faber and Faber.

scottishfield.co.uk – January 11, 2019

After the astonishing success of the last three years, XpoNorth’s Writers’ Tweet Pitch is back.

On Friday 11 January, from 9am-9pm, writers from across Scotland can tweet pitch their work to a panel of Scotland’s literary agents and publishers.

Twitter channels will be open to pitches of unpublished fiction, nonfiction and writing and illustration for children from writers living and working in Scotland. Their projects can be complete – or may still be in development.

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By J. Paul Dyson
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In last month's article, Avoiding literary agency scams (fwn 44), we identified the warning signs to watch out for in order to avoid bad agents. In this article I'll be reversing the question and providing tips on how to find good agents.

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