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Are you writing a memoir or autobiography?

Unfortunately, most memoirs never get published. By working with a literary agent, you can dramatically increase your chances of getting your memoir published.

List of Memoir and Autobiography Agents

Below is our list of 87 literary agents who can help you get your story out to readers all over the world.

We highly recommend you to read our full guide to finding a literary agent and make sure you do your research before writing a query letter or contacting any literary agents.

1. Adriann Ranta Zurhellen

Agency: Foundry Literary + Media
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/adriann-ranta-zurhellen

2. Alec Shane

Agency: Writers House Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/alec-shane

3. Amy Cloughley

Agency: Kimberley Cameron & Assoc.
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/amy-cloughley

4. Amy Elizabeth Bishop

Agency: Dystel, Goderich & Bourret
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/amy-elizabeth-bishop

5. Amy Tannenbaum

Agency: Jane Rotrosen Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/amy-tannenbaum

6. Andrea Somberg

Agency: Harvey Klinger Inc.
Personal Website: www.andreasomberg.comaslitagent
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/andrea-somberg-new

7. Anna Hogarty

Agency: Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/anna-hogarty

8. Anna Olswanger

Agency: Olswanger Literary Llc
Personal Website: www.olswanger.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/anna-olswanger

9. Annie Bomke

Agency: Annie Bomke Literary Agency
Personal Website: www.abliterary.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/annie-bomke

10. Ashley Lopez

Agency: Waxman Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/ashley-lopez

11. Ayesha Pande

Agency: Ayesha Pande Literary
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/ayesha-pande

12. Brent Taylor

Agency: Triadaus Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/brent-taylor-2

13. Brooks Sherman

Agency: Janklow & Nesbit Associates
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/brooks-sherman

14. Caitlen Rubino-Bradway

Agency: Lkg Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/caitlen-rubino-bradway

15. Carrie Pestritto

Agency: Laura Dail Literary Agency
Personal Website: www.literarycarrie.blogspot.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/carrie-pestritto

16. Cassie Hanjian

Agency: Defiore & Company
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/cassie-hanjian

17. Catherine Cho

Agency: Curtis Brown Group Ltd
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/catherine-cho

18. Chad Luibl

Agency: Janklow & Nesbit Associates
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/chad-luibl

19. Cindy Uh

Agency: Thompson Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/cindy-uh

20. Claire Draper

Agency: Inkwell Management
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/claire-draper

21. Connie Panzariello

Agency: Janklow & Nesbit
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/connie-panzariello

22. Courtney Miller-Callihan

Agency: Handspun Literary
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/courtney-miller-callihan

23. Cristi Marchetti

Agency: Firebrand Literary
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/cristi-marchetti-firebrand-literary

24. Dara Hyde

Agency: Hill Nadell Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/dara-hyde

25. Diana Finch

Agency: The Diana Finch Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/diana-finch

26. Elizabeth Bewley

Agency: Sterling Lord Literistic
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/elizabeth-bewley

27. Elizabeth Winick

Agency: Mcintosh And Otis
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/elizabeth-winick

28. Gina Panettieri

Agency: Talcott Notch Literary Services
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/gina-panettieri

29. Hannah Fergesen

Agency: Kt Literary
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/hannah-fergesen

30. Hattie Grunewald

Agency: Blake Friedmann
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/hattie-grunewald

31. Hillary Jacobson

Agency: Icm Partners
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/hillary-jacobson

32. Jeff Kleinman

Agency: Folio Literary Management
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/jeff-kleinman

33. Jennifer Chen Tran

Agency: Bradford Literary
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/jennifer-chen-tran

34. Jessica Alvarez

Agency: Bookends Literary
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/jessica-alvarez

35. Jessica Felleman

Agency: Foundry Literary + Media
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/jessica-felleman

36. Jessica Mileo

Agency: Inkwell Management
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/jessica-mileo

37. Jessica Sinsheimer

Agency: The Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/jessica-sinsheimer

38. Jim Mccarthy

Agency: Dystel & Goderich Literary Management
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/jim-mccarthy

39. Joanna Volpe

Agency: New Leaf Literary & Media, Inc.
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/joanna-volpe

40. Joy Tutela

Agency: David Black Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/joy-tutela

41. Julie Dinneen

Agency: D4Eo Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/julie-dinneen

42. Katharine Sands

Agency: The Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/katharine-sands

43. Kelly Sonnack

Agency: Andrea Brown Literary Agency, Inc.
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/kelly-sonnack

44. Kimberley Cameron

Agency: Kimberley Cameron & Associates
Personal Website: www.kimberleycameron.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/kimberley-cameron

45. Laura Rothschild

Agency: Ro Literary
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/laura-rothschild

46. Lauren E. Abramo

Agency: Dystel, Goderich & Bourret
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/lauren-e-abramo

47. Lauren E. Macleod

Agency: The Strothman Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/lauren-e-macleod

48. Leslie Zampetti

Agency: Dunham Literary
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/leslie-zampetti

49. Linda Epstein

Agency: Emerald City Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/linda-epstein

50. Liza Dawson

Agency: Liza Dawson Associates
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/liza-dawson

51. Lori Galvin

Agency: Aevitas Creative Management
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/lori-galvin

52. Lydia Moed

Agency: The Rights Factory
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/lydia-moed

53. Lydia Shamah

Agency: Carol Mann Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/lydia-shamah

54. Mackenzie Brady Watson

Agency: Stuart Krichevsky Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/mackenzie-brady-watson

55. Madeleine Milburn

Agency: Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency
Personal Website: www.madeleinemilburn.co.uk
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/madeleine-milburn

56. Margaret Bail

Agency: Fuse Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/margaret-bail

57. Maria Vicente

Agency: P.S. Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/maria-vicente

58. Maria Whelan

Agency: Inkwell Management
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/maria-whelan

59. Marie Lamba

Agency: Jennifer Dechiara Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/marie-lamba

60. Massimiliano Zantedeschi

Agency: Zantedeschi Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/massimiliano-zantedeschi

61. Melissa Edwards

Agency: Stonesong Literary
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/melissa-edwards

62. Michael Bourret

Agency: Dystel, Goderich & Bourret Llc
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/821

63. Michelle Johnson

Agency: Inklings Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/michelle-johnson

64. Monica Odom

Agency: Liza Dawson Associates
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/monica-odom

65. Monika Woods

Agency: Curtis Brown, Ltd
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/monika-woods

66. Naomi Davis

Agency: Inklings Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/naomi-davis

67. Natalie Lakosil

Agency: Bradford Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/natalie-lakosil

68. Paige Wheeler

Agency: Creative Media Agency, Inc.
Personal Website: www.cmalit.com
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/paige-wheeler

69. Quressa Robinson

Agency: Nelson Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/quressa-robinson

70. Rachel Crawford

Agency: Wolf Literary
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/rachel-crawford

71. Rachel Ekstrom Courage

Agency: Folio Literary Management
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/rachel-crawford

72. Rena Rossner

Agency: The Deborah Harris Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/rena-rossner

73. Roseanne Wells

Agency: The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/roseanne-wells

74. Sandra O’Donnell

Agency: Ro Literary
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/sandra-odonnell

75. Sarah Gerton

Agency: Curtis Brown, Ltd.
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/sarah-gerton

76. Sarah Yake

Agency: Frances Collin Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/sarah-yake

77. Serene Hakim

Agency: Ayesha Pande Literary
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/serene-hakim-ayesha-pande-literary

78. Shannon Hassan

Agency: Marsal Lyon Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/shannon-hassan

79. Sharon Pelletier

Agency: Dystel, Goderich & Bourret
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/sharon-pelletier

80. Suzannah Bentley

Agency: Janklow & Nesbit Associates
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/suzannah-bentley

81. Terrie Wolf

Agency: Aka Literary Management (Akalm)
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/terrie-wolf

82. Tess Callero

Agency: Curtis Brown, Ltd.
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/tess-callero

83. Thérèse Coen

Agency: Hardman And Swainson
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/therese-coen

84. Tina Dubois

Agency: Icm Partners
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/tina-wexler

85. Veronica Park

Agency: Fuse Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/veronica-park

86. Weronika Janczuk

Agency: D4Eo Literary Agency
Manuscript Wishlist: www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/weronika-janczuk

You can also learn how to submit your manuscript to us on our submissions guidelines page and read more about what we do on our FAQ page.

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Tom Corson-Knowles is the founder of TCK Publishing, and the bestselling author of 27 books including Secrets of the Six-Figure author. He is also the host of the Publishing Profits Podcast show where we interview successful authors and publishing industry experts to share their tips for creating a successful writing career.

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