Literary Agents

  • Chairman

    AUTHOR BRAND DEVELOPER, PASSIONATE ADVOCATE, INNOVATOR Robert Gottlieb is the Chairman of Trident Media Group, book publishing’s number…

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  • CEO

    Dan Strone in a graduate of Duke University and  began his career at The William Morris Agency (now WME) where he rose to Senior VP based…

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  • Executive Vice President

    AWARD-WINNING AUTHORS AND BESTSELLERS Ellen Levine has represented many award-winning authors whose books have become international best-sellers and have been made into major feature films. Her clients have won Pulitzer prizes, National Book…

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  • Executive Vice President

    BUILDING CAREERS AT AN AGENCY “That’s what I do as an agent,” says Scott Miller. “I find authors who have the talent to connect with the public through both fiction and nonfiction, and then I help to launch their careers.” Scott is also inte…

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  • Senior Vice President

    EDITOR’S EDITOR BECOMES AUTHOR-CENTERED ENTREPRENEURIAL AGENT After a twenty-year career in senior-level editorial jobs (Atheneum, Addison-Wesley, Viking Penguin, and Basic Books) and as a publisher (Smithsonian/Harper Collins), Don Fehr joi…

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  • Senior Vice President

    “After earning her Bachelors from the University of Pennsylvania, Alyssa fulfilled a childhood dream that she professed on a home video…

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  • Vice President

    THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS Claire has traveled the globe many times, but in a very unusual way. As head of Trident’s Foreign Rights Department, she has had direct and frequent interaction with many editors at many publishing firms in over…

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  • Executive Vice President

    EXPERIENCE WHERE IT COUNTS. Over fifteen years ago, John Silbersack decided on a major career change. He became an agent after years of working at publishing houses, rising to the rank of Editor in Chief and Publisher at companies such as Penguin and Harper. Considering the monumental changes that have…

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  • Literary Agent & VP Filmed Entertainment

    RETURNING TO HER ROOTS AS AN AGENT Erica Spellman Silverman’s current clients include Jennifer L. Scott, New York Times and USA Today, Bestselling authors Jessica Sorensen and USA Today bestselling author Rebecca Donovan. Eric…

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  • Literary Agent

    PASSION MEETS PUBLISHING For Amanda Annis, her love of books has always been at the center of her career. She has worked as a writer with a B.F.A. in poetry, a bookseller, and as an editor at several publishers including Penguin Random House…

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  • Literary Agent

    THE NEXT GENERATION Mark Gottlieb has ranked #1 among Agents on Publishers Marketplace in Overall Deals and other individual categories. Using that same initiative and insight for identifying talented writers, he is actively building hi…

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  • Literary Agent

    LOVE OF BOOKS AND EXPERIENCE: A WINNING COMBINATION Sarah’s love of books was the driving force that brought her to New York City to pursue an M.A. in Literature. After that, she decided that the best way to build a career in books was…

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  • Literary Agent

    Alexander Slater graduated from the University of Connecticut with a B.A. in English Literature and a Concentration in Creative Writing…

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  • Literary Agent

    LAUNCHING NEW VOICES Alexa Stark joined Trident in 2012 to work with Ellen Levine and her illustrious authors. She was soon promoted to First Serial Associate and sold stories, essays, and book excerpts to The New Yorker, Harper’s, Par…

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