New Literary Agent Alert: Nan Thornton from Zachary Shuster Harmsworth

Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Nan Thornton from Zachary Shuster Harmsworth) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list.




About Nan: Nan brings more than a dozen years’ experience to Zachary Shuster Harmsworth. A former subsidiary rights assistant at Knopf, Nan has practiced copyright law for the last 12 years, representing authors and their estates as well as Pearson Education, where she was in house counsel for the most recent eight years. As an agent, Nan’s negotiation skills and familiarity with a variety of contracts serves her well. A New York City native, Nan is a graduate of Phillips Academy, Georgetown University, and Vanderbilt Law School. Follow her on Twitter: @thornton_nan

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Nan is seeking: authors working in a broad range of areas, including literary fiction, narrative nonfiction, biography, memoir, and nonfiction in the areas of health, science, business, parenting, and education.

How to submit: Submit a short query letter via form found under “Contacts” at Select Nan Thornton from the drop-down menu of agent options.

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