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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. Rica Allannic

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

17. Meg LaTorre-Snyder

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

18. Lucinda Karter

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

19. Shaheen Qureshi

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

20. Samantha Wekstein

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

21. Aimee Ashcraft

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

22. Janna Bonikowski

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

23. Grace Ross

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

24. Amelia Appel

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

25. Tracy Marchini

Agency Link:
Manuscript Wishlist:

26. Sarah Manning

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

27. Kelly Peterson

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

28. Sergei Tsimberov

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

29. Jennifer Johnson-Blalock

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

30. Penny Moore

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

31. Kurestin Armada

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

32. Stephanie Delman

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

33. Caitie Flum

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

34. Amanda Panitch

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

35. Cassie Hanjian

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

36. Valerie Noble

Agency Link: www.donaghyliterary.com/a>
Personal Website:
Manuscript Wishlist:

37. Genevieve Nine

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

38. Mark Gottlieb

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

39. Stacy Testa

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

40. Jennifer Grimaldi

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

41. Jim Kelly

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

42. Emma Sector

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

43. Leslie Zampetti

Agency Link: www.dunhamlit.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/leslie-zampetti

44. Whitney Ross

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

45. Ann Leslie Tuttle

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


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