Monday, February 15, 2010

New agents at Trident Media Group

Trident Media Group
41 Madison Ave
Floor 36
New York, NY 10010

Trident is a large New York agency founded in September 2000 by Robert Gottlieb and Dan Strone, who had previously been with the William Morris Agency. In 2002, Trident merged with the Ellen Levine Literary Agency.  Trident has a couple of new agents in need of clients:

Stephanie Maclean was promoted to Literary Agent in June of 2009. Stephanie came to Trident as CEO Dan Strone’s assistant.  With Strone, she had the opportunity to work on some of the biggest and most prestigious book deals in the industry. She is now collaborating with Robert Gottlieb and Kimberly Whalen and is actively seeking Romance, Women’s Fiction and Young Adult.

Stephanie says: “I am actively seeking new clients. Please include a cover letter, synopsis and the first chapter of the manuscript with your query. I only respond to queries I am interested in.”


Don Fehr comes to Trident as a 20-year publishing veteran in editorial and various executive level publishing positions. He has held senior level editorial jobs at Atheneum, Addison-Wesley, Viking Penguin, Basic Books, and was the Publisher of Smithsonian Books/HarperCollins. Don had published over a dozen New York Times Bestsellers and his authors and books have won numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the P.E.N. Faulkner Award, and The L.A. Times Book Award among others. He holds degrees from Gordon College and Harvard University.

He is seeking: new literary and commercial novelists, narrative nonfiction, memoirs, biography, travel, as well as science/medical/health related titles. And since he reads alongside is ten-year-old daughter, he has also developed an interest in young adult authors.

Query first. Please send mss or proposals only upon request. Email:

Full submission guidelines here:

Note: In the spring, Brian Henry will be leading a number of "How to Get Published" workshops: in Gravenhurst on April 17, Moncton, NB, on April 23, Peterborough on April 24, Kingston on April 25, and Hamilton on May 15. Email for details:  

For information about all of Brian's upcoming writing workshops and creative writing courses, see here.


  1. I want to know why all these new agents, does not appear on the Trident website?

  2. Stephanie MacLean is not on the Trident website because she left the agency in June 2010.