Sterling Lord Literistic, Inc.

A Tradition of Literary Excellence for Over 60 Years

Phone 212-780-6050

A New York City-based literary agency, founded in 1952.


Sterling Lord Literistic, Inc. is highly selective in offering representation to writers. We receive an extraordinarily large number of unsolicited submissions and can only seriously consider those with merit. Please submit to us via email by completing the form below. We regret that due to the volume of submissions we receive, we can only respond to queries if we are interested in seeing more material.

Please note that we do not represent screenplays.

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Please choose only one SLL agent to query. If we feel your submission is a better fit for one of our colleagues, we will happily share it with them. You can find more information about us and what we are looking for at
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