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Margaret Riley King 1

An agent with WME Books (William Morris Endeavor) (see other agents at this agency).

About

Margaret is a partner and literary agent in WME’s global book division representing a roster of bestselling and award-winning authors in all areas of fiction and nonfiction. She is looking for material that centers around compelling storytelling and emotional connection. She believes that the greatest books not only teach you something about yourself and the world around you, but make you think critically and feel deeply. She is deeply committed to growing, nurturing, and guiding literary careers long-term. Some of her clients include Glennon Doyle, Sue Monk Kidd, Jeannette Walls, Dani Shapiro, Chloe Benjamin, Austin Channing Brown, Sarah Pekkanen, Greer Hendricks, Jen Hatmaker, Ann Leary, Meg Waite Clayton, Laura Lynne Jackson and others. She splits her time between her hometown of Nashville, Tennessee, and New York City.

Country

United States

Fiction Open

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Genres:
General General
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 Open

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
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: 09 Jan 2024
Last Audited: 09 Jan 2024 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 08 Dec 2021

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