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Jonathan Lyons

Agency: Lyons Literary LLC
Lyons Literary LLC, 116 W. 23rd St., Suite 500
New York, New York, United States

Lyons Literary LLC is a full service literary agency in New York dedicated to providing detailed and substantive guidance to its clients throughout the publication process. The agency provides comprehensive assistance to an exclusive client list in all areas related to their intellectual property, including editorial guidance, submission and sale of works in the domestic market to both large and small publishers, contract negotiations, foreign language sales, film and television licenses, marketing and publicity strategies, and career planning.

Jonathan Lyons is a graduate of Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (JD) and Washington University in St. Louis (BA). After working briefly in a litigation law firm, Jonathan joined Curtis Brown, Ltd., one of the oldest literary agencies in the United States. Four years later Jonathan joined McIntosh & Otis, Inc., where he served as agent, subsidiary rights manager, and attorney for the agency, before founding Lyons Literary LLC in January 2007.

Agency clients include finalists for the National Book Award and PEN/Hemingway Award, nominees for the Beard Foundation Award and Coretta Scott King Award, winner of the PWA Shamus Award and CWA Ellis Peters Award, and more.

Memberships: Association of Authors Representatives (full member) American Bar Association New York State Bar Association The Authors Guild New York State Inte

Listed in Jeff Herman's directory of agents: No

Reading fee: No