Jeff Herman's Guide to Book Publishers, Editors & Literary Agents, 28th Edition (Paperback)

Who They Are, What They Want, How to Win Them Over

By Jeff Herman

New World Library, 9781608685844, 544pp.

Publication Date: October 12, 2018

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (10/1/2010)
Paperback (10/4/2016)
Paperback (11/18/2014)

List Price: 29.95*
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If You Want to Get Published, Read This Book

Jeff Herman's Guide is the writer's best friend. The 28th edition, updated for 2019, includes strategies to finding your way through today's field of publishers, editors, and agents.

Get the most up-to-date information on the who's who in publishing: The best way to ensure that your book stands out from the crowd is to find the right person to read it. In this guidebook, Jeff Herman reveals names, contact information, and personal interests for hundreds of literary agents and editors, so you can find the publishing professional who's been waiting for you. In addition, the comprehensive index makes it easy to search by genre and subject.

Learn to write a winning pitch: This highly-respected resource has helped countless authors achieve their highest goals. It starts with the perfect pitch. You'll learn the language that publishers use, and ways to present yourself and your book in the best light.

Trust the expert that insiders trust: Bestselling authors and publishing insiders recognize Jeff Herman's Guide as honest, informative, and accurate. New and veteran writers of both fiction and nonfiction have relied on this no-nonsense guidebook for decades. Everything you need to know to publish your book is compiled in this one go-to resource.

In Jeff Herman's Guide to Book Publishers, Editors & Literary Agents you'll find:

  • Invaluable information about 245 publishers and imprints
  • Independent book editors who can help make your book publisher-friendly
  • Methods for spotting a scam before it's too late
  • Methods to becoming a confident partner in the business of publishing your book.

This guide is an excellent addition to your collection if you have read Guide to Literary Agents 2019, Writer's Market 2019, or The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published.

About the Author

Jeff Herman, a successful literary agent, has sold more than a thousand books to dozens of publishers and, since 1990, has mentored millions of writers through this guidebook.