Best Literary Agents on Twitter

By Jason Boog 

twitterlogo2323.jpgLooking for an agent? To help aspiring writers, literary agents, and publishing professionals connect online, we are building a new directory of best literary agents on Twitter.

If you are looking for more people to follow, check out our Best Book Editors on Twitter list, our Best Book Publicity and Marketing Twitter Feeds directory, our Best eBook News on Twitter list, our Best Library People on Twitter directory, and our Women in Publishing Twitter List.

This list is not comprehensive, yet. Add your favorite agent (or yourself) to our growing directory.

Laurie Abkemeier: Literary Agent (former Editor), Looking for the Next Big Thing, home of the AGENT OBVIOUS TIP OF THE DAY

Jason Allen Ashlock: Founder of Movable Type Literary Group

Holly Bemiss: Literary Agent. Working to rescue cool writers from obscurity, one book at a time

Carole Blake: Literary agent with a fabulous list of wonderful clients, author of FROM PITCH TO PUBLICATION on how to get published

Brettne Bloom: Literary Agent. Mom. Chelsea Girl

Michael Bourret: Literary Agent, bran muffin enthusiast and nerdy cat person

Brandi Bowles: Literary Agent at Foundry Literary + Media

Chris Bucci: A literary agent with Anne McDermid & Associates

Lucy Carson: I’m a literary agent living in NYC, eating as many fried foods as youth allows, and generally ready with an opinion at all times, on everything.

Farley Chase: Literary agent, Waxman Literary Agency

Danielle Chiotti: Literary agent @ Upstart Crow Literary, book lover, food lover!

Ginger Clark: I am a literary agent. I work at Curtis Brown. I respond only to queries I’m interested in. This twitter account will be boring.

Jill Corcoran: Agent with Herman Agency representing MG and YA authors.

Erin Cox: Gun For Hire

John M Cusick: Author of the young adult novel GIRL PARTS. Literary agent with Scott Treimel NY. Managing fiction editor at Armchair/Shotgun. Mostly harmless.

Greg Daniel: Literary agent, sumo wrestler.

Stacia Decker: Literary agent specializing in crime/mystery fiction.

Brian DeFiore: Literary agent, publishing geek, former editor/publisher, pretty good dad of two teenage girls.

Lucienne Diver: Agent, author, blogger.

Lisa Ekus: Providing PR and Media services to authors, chefs and restaurateurs since 1982. We also specialize in media training and book agenting

Matthew Elblonk: Literary Agent

Stephany Evans: Lit agent on the run. Love good food, good wine, good books, and good roads.

Jessica Faust: literary agent, blogger, business owner, book lover and dog worshiper

Natalie M. Fischer: Literary Agent with the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency, making my way through adventures in agent land.

Melissa Flashman: Literary Agent at Trident Media Group

Dawn Frederick: Literary Agent/Owner Red Sofa Literary-represents nonfiction and YA

Miss Daisy Frost: London lit agent and general mischief maker around town.

Louise Fury: Literary Agent, Marketing advocate and general lover of books.

Rachelle Gardner: Literary agent, firefighter’s wife, mom of two awesome girls, Starbucks freak.

Kate Garrick: I like books and i like food; i only like one of those things professionally.

Jonny Geller: literary agent & md of Curtis brown books. Publishing is not a closed book. It just looks like it sometimes.

Karen Gerwin: Literary agent at DeFiore and Company

Barry Goldblatt: Barry Goldblatt Literary.

Samantha Haywood: Literary agent with Transatlantic Literary Agency (@TransLitAgency) in Toronto. Lives with daughter and husband, Pieter Swinkels, in Amsterdam.

Kathryn Helmers: Creative Trust agent.

Sam Hiyate: President and Literary Agent at The Rights Factory Inc

Kristina Holmes: Non-fiction book agent, author advocate, obsessed with nut butters. Often found curled up with a book in one hand and a spoonful of peanut butter in the other.

Carrie Howland: Literary agent @DonadioandOlson (Lit. Fiction, NF, YA), sometimes poet, @waggytailrescue foster, @styleofmind fashion blogger,@deltagamma. Opinions are my own.

Mandy Hubbard: Agent with D4EO Literary and author for Razorbill/Penguin, Harlequin, and Flux. For a book list visit my website.

Weronika Janczuk: Lit agent with D4EO Literary + writer (YA/lit/hist fiction). Lover of witty books, ’80s ♫, tea

Elizabeth Jote:  Slushpile Warrior. Bibliophile. Horder of paper. Literary Agent. Chameleon. Random howler from inside the publishing beast.

Mike Kabongo: Geek, occasional blogger, cook, loyal citizen of Zamunda, literary agent, trouble maker, man, miliki ya bure

Deidre Knight: Literary Agent and multi-published author of romance/women’s fiction who loves to travel to far away places, mentally and geographically.

Mary Kole: Kidlit enthusiast and associate agent at Andrea Brown Literary Agency!

Jennifer Laughran: “Literary agent at andrea brown lit, children’s bookseller, reader, raconteur, eccentric multi-millionaire and patron of the arts… and some of those are lies”

Sarah LaPolla: Associate Literary Agent at Curtis Brown, Ltd., pop culture junkie, writing enthusiast, all around book nerd.

Kate Lee: Literary Agent

Betsy Lerner: Agent and Author of The Forest for the Trees.

Kim Lionetti: Literary Agent representing women’s fiction, romance, mystery, true crime, pop culture and pop science.

Noah Lukeman: President of Lukeman Literary Management, a New York literary agency representing a broad range of high profile fiction and non-fiction.

Kevan Lyon: Literary Agent, historical fiction fanatic, dog lover, beach walker…

Alexandra Machinist: Literary agent. Cultural explorer. Voracious reader. New Yorker. Observer. Sometime Nancy Drew. Sometime Carmen Sandiego. Lover of sandwiches.

Lauren E. MacLeod: A literary agent @strothmanagency with an emphasis in YA and MG fiction and nonfiction. Opinions are my own

Jean Martha: Lit Agent. Potty Mouth. Per @DonLinn you should follow me for NYC cab ride and bus commentary, general fun-and-games, wine-soaked lunches and baked goods

Taylor Martindale: Literary Agent with the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency

Anthony Mattero: NYC Rookie, Lit Agent, Philly Sports Apologist

Kate McKean: Literary Agent,

Laurie McLean: literary agent and novelist

Sara Megibow: Associate Literary Agent at Nelson Literary Agency. Publishing and parenting – that’s most of it. Some reading and skiing thrown in for sanity.

Dupree Miller: Literary Agents Creativity is Our Resource, Negotiation is Our Talent, Relationships are Our Passion

Brianne Mulligan: Once an editor, always an editor… But now I’m an agent.

Dana Newman: Tech/contracts/intellectual property lawyer, literary agent, mom, book lover, runner

Laura Nolan:  literary agent, digital opportunist, foodie

Ayesha Pande: Literary agent, citizen of the world, lover of the written word, proprietor of boutique agency and book nerd

Jason Pinter: Bestselling thriller writer, upcoming ZEKE BARTHOLOMEW series for young readers, agent at the Waxman Literary Agency, HuffPo Books columnist, publishing wonk.

Barbara Poelle:  literary agent, theater wife, professional Polish vodka sampler, it could get a little weird.

Janet Reid: travail-agent for The Fabulosity and the reef-dwellers

Chris Richman: Kid’s book agent, music snob, Philadelphia sports fanatic.

Holly Root: Literary agent, theater wife, cat person, iphone addict.

Elana Roth: Brooklynite, children’s book agent, Squarespace support-team member, semi-pro Jew, bourbon drinker. I work for lots of people. None of these tweets are theirs.

Tamar Rydzinski: Literary agent, mom, Washington Heights resident, scared of dogs

Meredith Smith: Literary agent, Episcopalian, flag football player, reluctant Tweeter.

Rebecca Sherman: Literary Agent at Writers House. Midwesterner transplanted to NYC. Musical theater loving, pop culture addict vegetarian.

Michael Stearns: Literary agent. A bit obsessive compulsive about words and writing, books and pop culture.

Laura Strachan: literary agent representing literary fiction and narrative nonfiction. Loves books, art, theatre — compelling stories, well told.

Kari Stuart: I’m a literary agent in NYC. When I’m not reading fabulous new, unpublished books, you can find me testing new recipes or running in the park with my dogs.

Suzie Townsend: book lover, former HS teacher, literary agent, sci-fi/fantasy nerd, and owner of an unused $6000 wedding dress. love my life.

Rachel Vogel: A literary agent based in NYC.

Joanna Volpe: NYC lit agent and lover of pizza.

Carly Watters: An associate literary agent’s bookish twitter feed. Reads and reps commercial and literary fiction, non-fiction. Loves travel, art, photography and cupcakes.

Scott Waxman: Founder, Waxman Literary Agency

Jennifer Weltz: Literary Agent at Naggar Literary Agency

Ted Weinstein: Weinstein represents a broad range of non-fiction for adult readers

Michelle Wolfson: I’m a literary agent. Check out my site and if you think we’re a fit, let me know. Otherwise just support my authors and buy their books!