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literary agent

a person who manages the business affairs of an author
Derived Forms
literary agency, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • He was not, to use the slang of the literary agent, a "knifer."

    The Drunkard

    Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • Miss Flagg lit up like a bonfire at this, and says she, 'I'm a literary agent.

    Aliens William McFee
  • She did not realise how much she was admitting, but the literary agent did.

    Man and Maid E. (Edith) Nesbit
  • He might not know what a literary agent was, but he knew tallow-wax.

    Four-Day Planet Henry Beam Piper
  • McWhing will never take you for an acting manager or literary agent,I saidYou dont look it.

    The Sorrows of Satan Marie Corelli

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