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An agent with Laura Dail Literary Agency (see other agents at this agency).

About

After studying at Duke University and earning a Masters in Spanish at Middlebury College, Laura's publishing career began in subsidiary rights at St. Martin's Press. She translated several novels and books of nonfiction from Spanish to English and founded the agency in 1996. She has served on the board of the AALA and as the chair of the AALA's Royalties Committee. Laura is now focused on representing works of serious nonfiction by journalists, historians, and business leaders; upmarket fiction, especially historical fiction (though she'd kill for a juicy, page-turning thriller); and select children’s books. She is always seeking fresh, diverse voices and innovative partners. She will even engage with Hollywood. Just kidding, Hollywood. What she loves most is to nurture creative forces, maximize exposure and impact, and build long, satisfying, remunerative careers.

Country, Year Established, and Professional Associations

United States Agent since 1996 Member of AALA

Fiction Temp Closed

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience, including: All ages, Adults, Children.
Genres:
GenreSubgenres
General GeneralOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Historical.
Suspense/Thriller Suspense/ThrillerOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Historical.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
Novel Novel
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalSimultaneous
OK No OK
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Nonfiction Temp Closed

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience, including: Adults.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Business/Finance, History, Memoir, Society/Culture (General, Current events).
Types/Lengths:
Book Book
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalSimultaneous
OK No OK
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

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Dates

Last Updated: 05 Oct 2022
Last Checked: 01 Dec 2022 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 05 Oct 2022 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 19 Jan 2018

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