Jim Hornfischer, the president of Hornfischer Literary Management, is a literary agent with a strong track record handling a broad range of serious and commercial nonfiction and select fiction. His clients include award-winning writers, memoirists, historians, scientists, professionals, and journalists. He is the only literary agent in the United States who is a licensed attorney, a former New York trade book editor, and author of several well-received nonfiction books of his own. This combination of experience makes him an effective advocate as well as a perceptive editorial adviser for his clients. In twenty-five years as a literary agent, Hornfischer has handled many New York Times bestsellers and several winners of and finalists for major book prizes. He serves on the Mayborn Conference Advisory Board. For more information, visit http://www.hornfischerlit.com.