Jessica Papin

Literary Agency: 
Dystel & Goderich Literary Management
One Union Square West
Suite 904
New York, New York 10003
(212) 627-9100
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Accepts E-mail Queries: 
Interested in Representing:
Autobiography/Memoir, Commercial Fiction, Historical, Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, and Nonfiction
Clients Include: 

Qais Akbar Omar, Alexandra Lapierre, Valerie Trueblood    

Submission Guidelines: 

Please send a query letter via e-mail along with the first chapter of the manuscript as a document attachment or in the body of the e-mail. Reporting time is four to six weeks.

Tips From the Agent: 

“I'm looking for literary fiction with a strong storyline, and I welcome international settings and authors. I represent narrative nonfiction in the categories of memoir, history, narrative science, ‘big-think’ economics, and women's issues. In every case I look for erudition and storytelling skill.”

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