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LKLA is a boutique literary agency specializing in health and self-help books written by or with top experts in their fields, and other practical nonfiction books written by some of the country’s top experts, including corporate and academic clients:

LKLA Clients


LKLA SlideshowFounded in 1996, The Linda Konner Literary Agency (LKLA) represents approximately 75 authors of adult nonfiction books. LKLA handles a number of corporate and academic clients, including Harvard Health Publications, the trade book publishing arm of Harvard Medical School, and City Tavern, an award-winning restaurant in Philadelphia.

The agency also represents such notables as the late comedienne Phyllis Diller; Charles Strouse, composer of the award-winning musicals Annie and Bye Bye Birdie; Maurice Ashley, the first and only African-American international chess grand master; Congresswomen Loretta Sanchez and Linda Sanchez; Ann Rhoades, co-founder of JetBlue Airways; Yrma Rico, one of the founders of Univision; and best-selling authors such as Florence Isaacs and Sally Wendkos Olds.

LKLA works with every major U.S. publishing house, as well as with sub-agents in Hollywood and throughout the world.

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Specialty Areas

Multicultural topics
Personal finance
Popular culture
Popular science

LKLA will not respond to queries outside of these areas of specialty.

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT fiction, children's, Christian, spirituality, or memoir.

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT nonfiction queries unless the book is written by or with a top expert in his or her field.