Hornfischer Literary Management, L.P., is a literary agency with a strong track record handling a broad range of serious and commercial nonfiction and select fiction. HLM’s clients include major award-winning nonfiction writers, memoirists, historians, scientists, professionals, journalists, and assorted other literary artists with portfolio.
Jim Hornfischer, HLM’s president, is one of the few agents in the United States who is both a licensed attorney and a former New York trade book editor. He is also the author of several well-received nonfiction books of his own. This combination of experience makes him an effective advocate as well as a perceptive editorial adviser for his clients.
In twenty-five years as a literary agent, Hornfischer has handled many New York Times bestsellers and several winners of and finalists for major book prizes. The company enjoys strong relationships with the leading New York publishing companies.