John Talbot / Talbot Fortune Agency

John Talbot has over twenty-five years of book publishing experience as an editor and literary agent. As an agent and partner in the Talbot Fortune Agency, he has placed books at all of the major publishers and their imprints. His clients include New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal and ABA Indiebound bestsellers, as well as several winners of national literary awards. He is a member of the AAR.

Looking for: Thrillers, military thrillers, espionage, domestic suspense, crime, mysteries, Southern Gothic, Western-themed thrillers and mysteries, character-based commercial series, high-concept suspense. Women’s, Southern, and Literary fiction.

Bestselling clients include Ellie Alexander, Ted Bell, Cleo Coyle, Maddie Day, Donna Everhart, Josh Hood, Mike Maden, Barb Ross, Brad Taylor and LynDee Walker.

Schedule a round table workshop with John during your conference registration!

Killer Nashville prides itself on the connections made at our annual conference, and we structure the event so authors can easily make connections with agents from leading literary agencies. We’ve near-endless opportunities for you to get one-on-one time with agents and editors, including our daily agent/editor roundtable sessions, Networking Luncheons, and much, much more!