submissions                              the la literary agency      


We are always looking for talented writers and good books. As a boutique agency, we work closely with our clients from proposal through the publishing process.

The Agency represents narrative nonfiction, history, memoirs, sports, biographies, cookbooks, lifestyle, health, psychology, science, parenting, business, literary fiction, and commercial fiction.  

Like all agencies, we receive a great number of submissions.  Because of the volume, we cannot respond to all inquiries. However, we do look at everything we receive and will call or email if we would like to see more material.

submission guidelines 

We welcome email submissions.

nonfiction | query letter and book proposal

fiction | query letter and first 50 (double-spaced) pages


Ms. Ann Cashman

The LA Literary Agency

Post Office Box 46370

Los Angeles, CA 90046


We recycle all paper, so it isn’t necessary to send a stamped

self-addressed envelope with your submission.

Please do not send your submission by Express Mail, Certified Mail or Registered Mail.