An Exceptional Literary Agency
A visionary perspective on industry trends. Comprehensive client services. Hands-on management. Since 1996 The Knight Agency (TKA) has utilized these principles to guide countless writers from query letter to published book, in the process developing a powerhouse roster of bestselling authors.
Our team has placed well over 8000 titles across the entire spectrum of New York publishers, as well as at independent houses throughout the world. Though we have represented clients in virtually all genres, our areas of fiction expertise include women’s, romance, young adult, literary, mystery, fantasy, and science fiction, as well as multicultural and inspirational/religious fiction. Our agents have also placed narrative nonfiction, self-help, health, memoirs, and financial/business titles.
The agency focuses on a broad range of client services, addressing all aspects of our clients’ careers. TKA agents bring to bear their extensive experience and knowledge of subsidiary rights management in the areas of foreign, motion picture and television, audio, merchandising, and electronic rights. Additionally, our marketing and publicity department offers wide-ranging support in the areas of book promotion and branding.
In the continually evolving world of publishing, The Knight Agency remains committed to providing cutting-edge services and scouting for fresh, unique voices to bring to the forefront. Yet what truly sets our company apart are the lasting relationships between our authors and our team; ultimately, for us, it’s all about people.
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The Best Romance Novels of 2022 according to New York Times included FIRE SEASON by KD Casey and
THE PERFECT CRIMES OF MARIAN HAYES by Cat Sebastian was named one of the Best Romances of 2022 by
WHEN YOU GET THE CHANCE by Emma Lord was selected by the Texas Library Association for their 2023 Tayshas
Stephen King called WHEN NO ONE IS WATCHING by Alyssa Cole “a romantic thriller that really works.”
Bookpage’s most anticipated romances of 2023 included WE COULD BE SO GOOD by Cat Sebastian and
SPRING’S ARCANA by Lilith Saintcrow was one of The Mary Sue’s Most Anticipated Books of 2023 – So Far.
THE GIRL WHO COULD BREATHE UNDER WATER by Erin Bartels won first place in the Fiction category of The
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In 1996, Deidre Knight founded The Knight Agency. Since that time, The Knight Agency has become
one of the most successful agencies in the country with a multitude of titles appearing on the
New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists every year. Collectively, the Knight Agency team has sold
more than 8000 titles to a broad spectrum of houses.
As an agency, we believe the reason for our success is our ability to foster strong relationships
with our clients in a partnership that is committed to seeing their career grow and prosper in today’s
rapidly evolving marketplace. The Knight Agency offers a comprehensive range of services, including editorial
refinement, branding consultation and strategy, in-house subsidiary rights and publicity support.
We specialize in narrative nonfiction, memoirs, young adult, literary, mystery, fantasy, science fiction,
multicultural and inspirational fiction, self-help, health, financial/business titles, women’s fiction,
romance and more.