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Agents on the Web: Dystel & Goderich Literary Management

Agents on the Web:

Dystel & Goderich Literary Management is a well-respected agency based in New York with a staff of seven agents. On their agency blog, they recently posted an open call for questions, offering an invitation for writers to ask their most pressing of inquiries. Check out the blog home page here to see the Q&A.

Questions addressed on the
D&G blog for the open session
include the following:

  • When do you follow up with an agent?
  • If you're querying an agent, should you tell that agent of past representation?
  • What is the difference between chick lit, women's fiction, and literary fiction written from a woman's perspective?
  • And many more.

The Dystel & Goderich blog is approaching its one-year anniversary, and is frequently updated by all of its agents—so it's definitely worth adding to your Internet favorites.

If you're interested in submitting work to Dystel & Goderich, their submissions guidelines are listed online as part of the Writer's Digest "Secret Agents" article, which has the guidelines of 23 agencies actively seeking new writers.

News hat tip: Nancy Parish

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