Laura Dail

Laura Dail Literary Agency

After studying at Duke University and earning a Masters in Spanish at Middlebury College, Laura's publishing career began in subsidiary rights at St. Martin's Press. She translated several novels and books of nonfiction from Spanish to English and founded the agency in 1996. She has served on the board of the AALA and as the chair of the AALA's Royalties Committee.

Submissions Closed

Subject Focus

Fiction: Debut
Fiction: Mystery/Crime
Fiction: Thriller
Fiction: General/Other Fiction
NF: Biography
NF: Business/Investing/Finance
NF: History/Politics/Current Affairs
NF: Humor
NF: True Crime
Children’s: Middle Grade Fiction
Children’s: Middle Grade Non-Fiction
Children’s: Young Adult Non-Fiction
Children’s: General


3 -- decades, not years.

Years of Industry Experience


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