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Hornfischer Literary Management LP 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 award-winning writers, memoirists, historians, scientists, professionals, journalists, and assorted other literary artists with portfolio.

Jim Hornfischer, HLM’s president, is the only literary agent in the United States who is a licensed attorney, a former New York trade book editor, and also 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-four 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.

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