Judith Riven Literary Agent

Judith Riven Literary Agency


We represent a wide range of nonfiction, including narrative nonfiction, history, natural history, memoir, food and wine books, travel, social issues, intelligent self-help, and medical/health. In fiction, we represent literary and commercial fiction. Our authors have been featured in such national publications as THE NEW YORK TIMES, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, PEOPLE, FOOD AND WINE, SAVEUR and GOURMET, and have appeared on national media and been the recipients of various prestigious awards.

Judith has been an independent literary agent since 1993; before that she held editorial positions at various major New York publishing houses, including Hyperion, Avon, and Dell/Delacorte. We work with our clients throughout the writing and publishing process, beginning with the development of an idea through contract negotiation, and on to marketing, promoting and keeping a book in print long after publication. She has successfully placed projects with all major publishers.

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