Christian Literary Agents

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Updated January, 2018.

The function of a literary agent is to sell your book to a publisher.

Good agents do far more—they are wise guides that will advise you about all aspects of your book. Good agents often help shape the career of an author.

Most agents in this select list serve the Christian market exclusively, others handle a general range of books.

You have the option to send your book to multiple agents, but that may work against you. Research agents, pick one you think you would like to work with, and make your best pitch to that person.  If that person declines, submit to your next choice. That builds trust and retains the  dignity of the deal.

We have only included agents who have both a website and email address. Be sure to visit the website of an agent before you send any material. Each prefers to receive material in a specific way, and you are wise to follow their directions. For example, some prefer to get proposals by email, others want complete manuscripts by mail.

 


Blythe McIntosh Daniel
The Blythe Daniel Agency, Inc.
P.O. Box 64197
Colorado Springs, CO 80962

Blythe Daniel represents authors to publishers as a literary agent in both the Christian and general market. She helps authors develop their brand and book concepts. Email | Website

 


Leslie H. Stobbe
Leslie H. Stobbe Literary Agency
300 Doubleday Road
Tryon, NC 28782

Leslie Stobbe has a long and distinguished career in the Christian publishing world as a writer, editor and publisher. He has authored or co-authored 14 books and more than 700 articles. He has been a literary agent for 19 years. Email | Website

 


Shannon Marven
Dupree, Miller & Associates
100 Highland Park Village, Suite 350
Dallas, TX 75205

DMA’s client list includes Dr. Phil, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Jim Wallis and Joel Osteen. They are known for discovering talent and turning it into a brand. Email | Website

 


Steve Laube
The Steve Laube Agency

5025 N. Central Avenue, #635
Phoenix, AZ 85012

Steve Laube is a 32 year veteran of the bookselling industry. He became a literary agent in 2003 and in 2009 was named the ACFW Agent of the Year. He has represented all types of books, from romance to systematic theology. Email | Website

 


Rick Christian
Alive Communications
7680 Goddard St., Suite 200
Colorado Springs, CO 80920

Alive Communications has been one of the nation’s leading literary agency devoted exclusively to the representation of faith-based and inspirational authors. Email | Website

 


Mary Sue Seymour, AAR
The Seymour Agency
475 Miner Street Road
Canton, New York 13617

The Seymour Agency says, “We incorporate a credo of faith: miracles happen to those who believe. And we believe in our authors. We are committed to providing them the most informed, dedicated service in this ever-changing industry.”  Email | Website


David Van Diest
Van Diest Literary Agency
P.O. Box 1482
Sisters, OR 97759

The Van Diest Literary Agency has 25 years of experience and knows the Christian publishing business. They have been involved in every aspect of publishing, from acquisitions to sales and marketing. They help clients avoid the pitfalls of publishing and keep book projects on the right track.  Email | Website

 


Danielle Egan-Miller Browne &
Miller Literary Associates
410 S. Michigan Avenue, Suite 460
Chicago, IL 60605

Browne & Miller Literary Associates is helping clients produce work of the highest editorial quality so they can achieve their writing and career goals. The author/agent relationship is a partnership they take seriously. They never lose sight of the fact they work for authors. Email | Website

 


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