REGAL HOFFMANN & ASSOCIATES LLC, a full-service agency based in New York, was founded in 2002. We represent works in a wide range of categories, with an emphasis on literary fiction, outstanding thriller and crime fiction, serious narrative non-fiction, works in translation, and children's books. Our authors include Pulitzer Prize-winners, New York Times bestsellers, university professors, hip-hop stars, and and the current Poet Laureate of the United States. Notable titles include THE TIME TRAVELER'S WIFE, SHANTARAM, BIG FISH, WARM BODIES, THE CONFESSION OF RICHARD NIXON ("Frost/Nixon"), THE TAO OF WU, SCOTT PILGRIM, BEAT THE REAPER, THE NIGHT GARDENER, SAVAGE HARVEST, and THIS CLOSE TO HAPPY.

We are deeply committed to every aspect of our clients' careers, and are engaged in everything from the editorial work of developing a great book proposal or line editing a fiction manuscript to negotiating state-of-the-art book deals and working to promote and publicize the book when it's published. We are at the forefront of the effort to increase authors' rights in publishing contracts in a rapidly changing commercial environment.

We deal directly with co-agents and publishers in every foreign territory and also work directly and with co-agents for feature film and television rights, with extraordinary success in both arenas. Many of our clients' works have sold in dozens of translation markets, and a high proportion of our books have been sold in Hollywood. As well, we have strong relationships with speaking agents, who can assist in arranging author tours and other corporate and college speaking opportunities when appropriate.

Regal Hoffmann & Associates' agents are members of the Association of Authors' Representatives and abide by its Canon of Ethics. Our domestic commission is 15% and our foreign commission is 20%. We charge no reading fees.

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