Linda Chester Literary Agency

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LINDA CHESTER LITERARY AGENCY
LINDA CHESTER, Principal
630 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2000
Rockefeller Center
New York, NY 10111
212.218.3350

Tel: 212-218-3350
Website: http://www.lindachester.com/index.htm

How to submit  Please note that we have a full client list and are only considering a few new clients a year.

Linda Chester began her publishing career at Doubleday. After earning a Masters in Communications, she established the The Linda Chester Literary Agency in La Jolla, California. In 1992, Linda opened a new headquarters in New York City, and today the firm is one of the few bi-coastal agencies. Linda represents books in the areas of literary and commercial fiction, biography/memoir, history, current events/politics, health and beauty, the fine and performing arts, and business. Additionally, she is a member of the Board of the Salk Institute and the Board of Directors for The La Jolla Playhouse.

Date Company Established: 1982
Percentage Of Fiction/Non-Fiction Represented: 50% fiction, 50% non-fiction
Recent Sales: CURING SEASON – LESLIE WELLS (WARNER BOOKS); A STROKE IN TIME – JILL FREDSTON (NORTHPOINT/FSG);
Categories Of Interest: NARRATIVE NON-FICTION; LITERARY FICTION; COMMERCIAL FICTION; ADVENTURE; WOMEN’S INTEREST; NATURE
Do You Accept E-mail Queries? No
Do You Charge A Reading Fee? No
Do You Run An In-House Editorial Service? No
Are You In Any Way A Subsidy Publisher? No
What Is Your Commission Structure? 15% domestic, 20% overseas
Do You Charge For Up-Front Expenses? No
Is The Fee Reimbursed To The Writer If You Sell The Work? No
Do You Tell A Represented Writer Where You Are Submitting The Work And Send Copies Of Rejections? Yes