Jennifer Lyons Literary Agency, LLC

Our Clients

The Jennifer Lyons Literary Agency, LLC represents over eighty authors including Jesmyn Ward, winner of the National Book Award (Fiction) for SALVAGE THE BONES, Oscar Hijuelos, winner of the Pulitzer Prize (Fiction) for THE MAMBO KINGS PLAY SONGS OF LOVE, Dale Maharidge, winner of the Pulitzer Prize (Nonfiction) for AND THEIR CHILDREN AFTER THEM, Tonya Bolden, Sonia Manzano, Dennis Covington, and Jed Perl. The Agency is constantly cultivating diverse new voices, such as Dana Johnson, Jessica Jiji, and Columbia MFA recipients Jobie Hughes and Liza Monroy. We have two clients who are contributing cartoonists for the New Yorker, Stephen O’Connor (author of “Ziggurat”, published in the New Yorker, and a short story collection with Free Press, HERE COMES ANOTHER LESSON), and Ken Krimstein (author of KVETCH AS KVETCH CAN: JEWISH CARTOONS). We also represent the Estates of Isaac Babel, Frank O'Connor, Heinrich Böll, Roger Shattuck, and Gabriela Mistral.

We have recently placed books with Alfred A. Knopf, Hyperion, Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins, Henry Holt, Bloomsbury, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, and Counterpoint. The Agency is also actively expanding into children's books and has recently sold works by our children’s clients to Bloomsbury Kids, Scholastic, Atheneum, Abrams, Amazon Children’s, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, and Henry Holt Books for Young Readers. For foreign sales, we have partners in 15 countries.

Our complete list of clients is below. To see our list of clients in a specific category, use these links:

 

Fiction (Adult & Children’s)

Marjorie Agosín (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Eva Alexander (Agent: Jeff Ourvan)
HRH Princess Sophie Audouin-Mamikonian (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Estate of Isaac Babel (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Amy Quan Barry (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Ross Benjamin (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Tonya Bolden (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Estate of Heinrich Böll (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Carmen Boullosa (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Brandon Brown (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Jeremy Brown (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Melvin Bukiet (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Rita Cameron (Agent: Jeff Ourvan)
Lori Carlson (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Peter Constantine (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Dennis Covington (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Estate of Edward Dahlberg (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Sandra Calder Davidson (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
David Dollenmayer (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Michael Emmerich (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Hans Magnus Enzensberger (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Christina Farley (Agent: Jeff Ourvan)
Christopher Grey (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Jason Grunebaum (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Estate of Oscar Hijuelos (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Jobie Hughes (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Jessica Jiji (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Dana Johnson (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Alan Judd (Agent: Pamela Malpas)
Laura Kalpakian (Agent: Pamela Malpas)
Joseph Koenig (Agent: Pamela Malpas)
J.D. Landis (Agent: Pamela Malpas)
Dale Maharidge (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Sonia Manzano (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Christopher Mari (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Michel Marriott (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Liza Monroy (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
April Reynolds Mosolino (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Luke Murphy (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Estate of Frank O’Connor (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Stephen O’Connor (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Amanda Ortlepp (Agent: Pamela Malpas)
Steph Post (Agent: Jeff Ourvan)
Kim Powers (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Uday Prakash (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Nader Salehi (Agent: Jeff Ourvan)
Frank Schaeffer (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Joshua Scher (Agent: Jeff Ourvan)
S. Shankar (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Estate of Christina Stead (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Peter Steiner (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Natalia Tevino (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Fredrica Wagman (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Jesmyn Ward (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Estate of William Wharton (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Estate of Henry Winterfeld (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Elaine Wolf (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Charlotte Wood (Agent: Pamela Malpas)
Banana Yoshimoto (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)


Nonfiction (Adult & Children’s)

Marjorie Agosín (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Mark Anderson (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Neesha Arter (Agent: Jeff Ourvan)
Tim Bakken (Agent: Jeff Ourvan)
Ross Benjamin (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Christine Benvenuto (Agent: Pamela Malpas)
Donald Bogle (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Tonya Bolden (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Carmen Boullosa (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Frank Browning (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Christopher Camuto (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Lori Carlson (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Peter Constantine (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Dennis Covington (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Estate of Edward Dahlberg (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Brother Victor-Antoine d’Avila-Latourette (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
James Delbourgo (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
David Dollenmayer (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Hans Magnus Enzensberger (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Lance Esplund (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Christine King Farris (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Ronald Ferguson (Agent: Jeff Ourvan)
Estate of Frederick Franck (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Estate of Ben Gazzara (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Elke Gazzara (Agent: Jeff Ourvan)
Fawaz A. Gerges (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
John Gierach (Agent: Pamela Malpas)
Peter Gutmann (Agent: Jeff Ourvan)
Estate of Oscar Hijuelos (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Kerrie Logan Hollihan (Agent: Jeff Ourvan)
Andreas Jopp (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Eve Keller (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Caroline Kettlewell (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Stefan Klein (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Christopher Knowlton (Agent: Jeff Ourvan)
Sudha Koul (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Ken Krimstein (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Joel Lobenthal (Agent: Jeff Ourvan)
Nick Lyons (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
John Maclean (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Dale Maharidge (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Reverend Jen Miller (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Estate of Gabriela Mistral (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Liza Monroy (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Estate of Frank O’Connor (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Stephen O’Connor (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Helmut Ortner (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Cami Ostman (Agent: Pamela Malpas)
Daniel Ostroff (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Jed Perl (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Nathan Perl-Rosenthal (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Kim Powers (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Nada Prouty (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Katrina Repka (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Craig Roach (Agent: Jeff Ourvan)
Marc Robertson (Agent: Jeff Ourvan)
Tatsha Robertson (Agent: Jeff Ourvan)
Kathy Roth-Douquet (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Frank Schaeffer (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
S. Shankar (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Lelise Sharpe (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Estate of Roger Shattuck (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Harvey Silverglate (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Avi Steinberg (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Nathan Stoltzfus (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Kathrine Switzer (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Leora Tanenbaum (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Lesley Tellez (Agent: Jeff Ourvan)
Mike Tidwell (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Jesmyn Ward (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Angela Farris Watkins (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Wendy Welch (Agent: Pamela Malpas)
Millie Werber (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Karen Wright (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)


Children’s Books

Marjorie Agosín (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
HRH Princess Sophie Audouin-Mamikonian (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Tonya Bolden (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Melvin Bukiet (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Lori Carlson (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Dennis Covington (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Sandra Calder Davidson (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Hans Magnus Enzensberger (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Christina Farley (Agent: Jeff Ourvan)
Christine King Farris (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Christopher Grey (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Estate of Oscar Hijuelos (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Kerrie Logan Hollihan (Agent: Jeff Ourvan)
Sonia Manzano (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Angela Farris Watkins (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Estate of Henry Winterfeld (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Elaine Wolf (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)


Translators

Marjorie Agosín (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Mark Anderson (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Ross Benjamin (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Lori Carlson (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Peter Constantine (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
David Dollenmayer (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Michael Emmerich (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Jason Grunebaum (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)


Art Critics

Lance Esplund (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Jed Perl (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Karen Wright (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)


Estates

Isaac Babel (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Heinrich Böll (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Edward Dahlberg (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Frederick Franck (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Estate of Oscar Hijuelos (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Gabriela Mistral (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Frank O’Connor (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
James Purdy (Agent: Pamela Malpas)
Roger Shattuck (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Christina Stead (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
William Wharton (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)
Henry Winterfeld (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)


Publishing Houses

The O’Brien Press/Brandon Books (Agent: Pamela Malpas)
Residenz Verlag (Agent: Jennifer Lyons)