Staff

David McCormick has been a literary agent since 1998, first at IMG Literary and then as co-founder of his own agency. He was previously an editor at The New Yorker and Texas Monthly. He is a co-editor of The Ultimate Golf Book.

Leslie Falk is the managing partner of the agency, overseeing its financial, operational and legal affairs. She does not accept query letters.

Pilar Queen is a literary agent. She was previously an agent and foreign rights associate at Inkwell Management. Her interests include narrative non-fiction, practical non-fiction, and commercial women’s fiction. She is a graduate of Northwestern University.

Bridget McCarthy is a literary agent and oversees contracts and domestic subrights. She is seeking literary and commercial fiction, young adult fiction, narrative nonfiction, memoir, and cookbooks. She is a graduate of Fordham University.

Edward Orloff is a literary agent. Before joining the company he worked for six years at The Wylie Agency. Prior to Wylie he worked at Artforum, Film Comment, and Partisan Review. He is interested in literary fiction and narrative nonfiction, especially cultural history, politics, biography, and the arts.

Susan Hobson is director of international rights at the agency. She has been working in foreign rights since 1998, first as a literary scout and later as a rights director at InkWell Management, before joining McCormick in 2009.

Emma Borges-Scott is an associate agent and assistant to David McCormick. She is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she was awarded an Iowa Arts Fellowship.

Daniel Menaker, an affiliate agent at McCormick Literary, was an editor at The New Yorker and the editor-in-chief of Random House. He is the author of six acclaimed books and has twice won the O’Henry award for short fiction. He has contributed to The New Yorker, the New York Times, and many other publications. He represents literary fiction, humor, essays, and science-based nonfiction.