Mark Gottlieb grew up surrounded by literary genius. ...He is now a top selling literary agent who is actively building his client list at Trident Media Group. Here Mark offers publishing insight and advice to aspiring authors.
I have a lot of respect and admiration for my colleagues at the Trident Media Group literary agency in New York City. They have helped lead the way in making Trident Media group book publishing's leading literary agency in both volume of deals and amount of money for deals…
The agent-author relationship is an incredibly important one in the process of publishing your book so you really want to make sure you find your perfect match. This is why we began our ‘Meet the Agent’ blog series.
From time to time, I’ve been asked what a typical day is for me, as a literary agent in New York City as well as how to approach a literary agent and what literary agents are looking for.
Mark shares his insights into the process and benefits of finding a literary agent, the factors that influence publishers’ manuscript choices, and more.
"In evaluating any writer under consideration to be a client, I tend to read about them online first. That's just a part of doing one's own research on an author's potential."
Recently I had the opportunity to interview Mark Gottlieb of Trident Media Group. He’s a second-generation literary agent whose family business inspired a love of literature and cultivated a talent for spotting great stories.
Mark is an agent at Trident Media Group, where he has worked with the agency’s chairman. He is now working on building his own client list because he wants to help manage and grow authors’ careers using the amazing resources Trident has available.
Mark Gottlieb has ranked #1 among Literary 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 his own client list of authors.
Today I’m thrilled to have agent Mark Gottlieb here. He is a literary agent at Trident Media Group.