Agent William Callahan of Waxman Leavell Literary Seeks New Clients

UPDATE: As of fall 2013, William has left Waxman Leavell and
returned to Inkwell Management. He told me he is still accepting
queries. His updated e-mail address is below. Thanks.


This is not technically a New Agent Alert because William is actually an established rep in the business. That said, this post will resemble such an agent spotlight because William wants writers alerted that he is actively building his client list right now. Such a call-out from an established agent happens rarely, so learn more about William Callihan of Waxman Leavell Literary Agency (now Inkwell Management) and see if he is a good fit for your book.

(Another “established agent spotlight” I did was with Jessica Regel of Jean V. Naggar Literary.)




About William: William Callahan is from Iowa City, Iowa. He went to the University of Iowa and Fordham University and previously worked at InkWell Management.

He is seeking: “For nonfiction, I am currently most interested in narrative nonfiction and memoir, comedy and pop culture, and American history. For fiction, I represent crime and commercial thrillers, and literary fiction.”

(Read tips on writing a query letter.)

How to contact: Please email submissions to william [at]


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