Martin Literary Management submission guidelines and market information

Martin Literary Management



Martin Literary Management

Submission Address

Does not accept hard copy query letters, manuscripts or proposals.

Contact: Sharlene Martin (Non-Fiction); Kate Folkers (Adult Fiction)

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Before submitting to Martin Literary Management

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Sharlene Martin

From the Martin Literary Management guidelines:

We are a "Green Agency." Please do not send us hard copy query letters, manuscripts or proposals. We gladly welcome email communication. This is our way of saving the trees and the environment and hope you will respect that. All queries and submissions must be made electronically to the appropriate agent below. Please place your query in the body of an email. No attachments, please. Do not send your work with your initial query until requested.

Submission Guidelines Details for Martin Literary Management

Market Types Represented: Non-fiction books, novels

Agency Terms: Agent receives 15% commission on domestic sales and 25% commission on foreign sales. Offers written contract, binding for 1 year. Reqires 1-month notice to terminate contract. Charges for postage and copying.

Primary Contact: Sharlene Martin


Accepts: Biography, Business, Chick Lit, Child, Current Affairs, Health, History, How-To, Humor, Memoirs, Mystery, Popular Culture, Psychology, Religion, Self-Help, Thriller, True Crime, Urban Fantasy, Women's Fiction, Women's Issues

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