‘There Is No Average Day in the Life for Me!’: Exclusive Interview with Leading Literary Agent Mark Gottlieb

‘There Is No Average Day in the Life for Me!’: Exclusive Interview with Leading Literary Agent Mark Gottlieb

Book Culture

Literary agents are the glue that hold the publishing world together—from shopping manuscripts at international book fairs, to negotiating the most lucrative publishing deals for their authors, to securing foreign publishing rights and film deals, they are the essential go-between, connecting authors with the industry. But how does one become a literary agent? And just how crucial is the role of an agent to the career of a writer? We caught up with Trident Media Group’s Mark Gottlieb who answered all this and more!       q: How does one become a literary agent?   A: Book publishing was …