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The Allen O'Shea Literary Agency is an author-centered boutique agency.  We work closely with our clients to develop proposals and manuscript materials, and continue our involvement with the author's career to assist in developing marketing and publicity campaigns with the client and publisher.  We have excellent industry contacts with publishing personnel as well as in the retail and special sales communities.  We have established relationships with our foreign agents who assist in selling book rights worldwide.  We, or our agents, attend all the major book fairs throughout the world.



Marilyn Allen and Coleen O'Shea focus on core nonfiction categories and featured fiction projects. Their own extensive career experience in editorial, publishing, sales and marketing of books enhances the goals of their clients. They are regularly called upon to scout for major publishers.

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