Allison Hunter

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Allison Hunter
Literary Agent

Allison Hunter began her publishing career in 2005 working for the Los Angeles-based literary publicity firm Kim-from-L.A, and was an agent at InkWell Management and the Stuart Krichevsky Literary Agency before joining Janklow & Nesbit. Allison’s clients include Rosie Walsh, author of the New York Times bestselling novel GHOSTED, as well as memoirists, journalists and various experts in their field. She was also thrilled to work with InkWell client Lena Dunham on her bestselling memoir NOT THAT KIND OF GIRL. She is actively acquiring literary and commercial fiction, especially women's fiction, as well as memoir, narrative nonfiction, cultural studies and pop culture. She is always looking for funny female writers, great love stories, campus novels, family epics, smart beach reads and for non-fiction projects that speak to the current cultural climate. Allison has a B.A. in American Studies and Creative Writing from Stanford University and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, she lives in Brooklyn.

Selected authors

  • Alina Adams
  • Charlotte Alter
  • Alexandra Borowitz
  • Lauryn Chamberlain
  • Georgia Clark
  • Megan Giller
  • Jamie Glowacki
  • Sana Goldberg
  • Katie Heaney
  • L. Alison Heller
  • Emily Heyward
  • Lauren Ho
  • Victoria James
  • Erica Katz
  • Christina Kelly
  • Amy Klein
  • Randall Klein
  • Carola Lovering
  • Mary Pauline Lowry
  • Sami Main
  • Kelsey Miller
  • Hannah Orenstein
  • Miriam Parker
  • Anne Helen Petersen
  • Anna Pitoniak
  • Jessica Pearce Rotondi
  • Kayleen Schaefer
  • Jen Silverman
  • Rosie Walsh
  • Logan Ury