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Historical fiction is a popular and diverse genre with a lot of room for new up-and-coming writers to succeed.

If you’ve written a great historical fiction novel and you want to get a traditional book deal with a major publisher, you’re going to need a great literary agent.

Unfortunately, most literary agents don’t deal with the historical fiction genre.

That’s why our team put together this list of more than 40 literary agents that currently accept submissions for historical fiction novels.

If you’re not sure how to approach a literary agent or write a successful query letter, make sure to check out our free guide on how to get a literary agent before you start contacting agents.

List of Historical Fiction Agent

Here’s our list of agents seeking great new historical fiction manuscripts.

1. Kristin Nelson

Agency Link: www.nelsonagency.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.nelsonagency.com/submission-guidelines

2. Nancy Yost

Agency Link: www.nyliterary.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.nyliterary.com/submissions

3. Jennifer Jackson

Agency Link: www.maassagency.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.maassagency.com/submissions

4. Eleanor Wood

Agency Link: www.spectrumliteraryagency.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.spectrumliteraryagency.com/submissions

5. Daniel Lazar

Agency Link: www.writershouse.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.writershouse.com/submissions

6. Jessica Papin

Agency Link: www.dystel.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.dystel.com/submissions

7. Albert Zuckerman

Agency Link: www.writershouse.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.writershouse.com/submissions

8. Margaret Kennedy

Agency Link: www.margaretkennedyagency.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.margaretkennedyagency.com/literary_agent_manuscripts.php

9. Joy Harris

Agency Link: www.joyharrisliterary.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.joyharrisliterary.com/submissions

10. Karolina Sutton

Agency Link: www.curtisbrown.co.uk
Manuscript Wishlist: www.curtisbrowncreative.co.uk/submissions

11. Rupert Heath

Agency Link: www.rupertheath.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.rupertheath.com/submissions

12. Irene Goodman

Agency Link: www.irenegoodman.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.irenegoodman.com/submissions

13. Erin Harris

Agency Link: www.foliolit.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.foliolit.com/submissions

14. Kevan Lyon

Agency Link: www.marsallyonliteraryagency.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.mswishlist.com/agent/KevanLyon

15. Anna Michels

Agency Link: www.parkliterary.com
Personal Website: www.annamichels.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.mswishlist.com/editor/AnnaKMichels

16. Lucinda Karter

Agency Link: www.jenniferlyonsliteraryagency.com
Personal Website: www.slicelitcon.org/speakers/lucinda-karter
Manuscript Wishlist: www.jenniferlyonsliteraryagency.com/submissions

17. Shaheen Qureshi

Agency Link: www.capitaltalentagency.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.capitaltalentagency.com/html/literarysubmission

18. Samantha Wekstein

Agency Link: www.writershouse.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/samantha-wekstein

19. Aimee Ashcraft

Agency Link: www.browerliterary.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.mswishlist.com/agent/AimeeAshcraft

20. Janna Bonikowski

Agency Link: www.knightagency.net
Manuscript Wishlist: www.mswishlist.com/agent/jannabonikowski

21. Grace Ross

Agency Link: www.rhaliterary.com
Personal Website: www.rhaliterary.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.rhaliterary.com/submissions

22. Amelia Appel

Agency Link: www.triadaus.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/amelia-appel

23. Tracy Marchini

Agency Link:
Manuscript Wishlist:

24. Sarah Manning

Agency Link: www.thebentagency.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.mswishlist.com/agent/SarahManning123

25. Kelly Peterson

Agency Link: www.corvisieroagency.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/kelly-peterson

26. Sergei Tsimberov

Agency Link: www.pandeliterary.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/ayesha-pande

27. Jennifer Johnson-Blalock

Agency Link: www.lizadawsonassociates.com
Personal Website: www.hyphencraft.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.lizadawsonassociates.com/submissions

28. Penny Moore

Agency Link: www.fineprintlit.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/penny-moore

29. Kurestin Armada

Agency Link: www.psliterary.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/kurestin-armada

30. Stephanie Delman

Agency Link: www.greenburger.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/stephanie-delman

31. Caitie Flum

Agency Link: www.lizadawsonassociates.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/caitie-flum

32. Amanda Panitch

Agency Link: www.mmqlit.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.mmqlit.com/submissions

33. Cassie Hanjian

Agency Link: www.defliterary.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/cassie-hanjian

34. Valerie Noble

Agency Link: www.donaghyliterary.com/a>
Personal Website:
www.valerienoble.com
Manuscript Wishlist:
www.mswishlist.com/agent/NobleValerie/tenqueries

35. Genevieve Nine

Agency Link: www.andreahurst.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.andreahurst.com/submissions

36. Mark Gottlieb

Agency Link: www.tridentmediagroup.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.mswishlist.com/agent/Mark_Gottlieb

37. Stacy Testa

Agency Link: www.writershouse.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.mswishlist.com/agent/stacy_testa

38. Jennifer Grimaldi

Agency Link: www.chalbergsussman.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.chalbergsussman.com/submissions

39. Jim Kelly

Agency Link: www.penguin.co.uk
Personal Website: www.jim-kelly.co.uk
Manuscript Wishlist: www.penguinrandomhouse.biz/manuscripts

40. Emma Sector

Agency Link: www.prospectagency.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.prospectagency.com/submissions

41. Whitney Ross

Agency Link: www.irenegoodman.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/whitney-ross

42. Ann Leslie Tuttle

Agency Link: www.dystel.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/ann-leslie-tuttle

 

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