The Donald Maass Literary Agency is a literary agency for professional novelists. Donald Maass’s pioneering work and writing about the development of fiction careers has made DMLA a leading agency for fiction writers. Agents Donald Maass, Jennifer Jackson, Katie Shea Boutillier, Cameron McClure, Michael Curry, Caitlin McDonald, and Paul Stevens together represent more than 150 novelists and sell more than 100 novels every year to leading publishers in the U.S. and overseas. Donald Maass founded the Donald Maass Literary Agency in New York in 1980. His agency sells more than 150 novels every year to major publishers in the U.S. and overseas. He is the author of The Career Novelist (1996),Writing the Breakout Novel (2001), Writing the Breakout Novel Workbook (2004), The Fire in Fiction (2009) , The Breakout Novelist (2011) and Writing 21st Century Fiction (2012). He is a past president of the Association of Authors’ Representatives, Inc.