Finding the Right Literary Agent

Q: I checked the newsstand and looked for agents names for the writers of the same genre and did not find any listed. Are there other ways for a new writer to connect with an appropriate agent that I could try? -Robin

I’m not sure where you’re looking – newsstands are rarely the place to find agents. Check out any of the myriad books on the subject – for example, Writer’s Digest, Literary Marketplace,, and, of course, the Association of Authors Representatives (

Jeff Kleinman, Literary Agent
Co-Founder of
Folio Literary Management