The Vines Agency, Inc.





The Vines Agency, Inc. is an independent literary agency located in New York City, dedicated to providing full-service representation and management for clients, and offering representation to a broad range of fiction and non-fiction literary properties. James C. Vines (Jimmy Vines) has been a premier literary agent in New York since 1989, with hundreds of properties under contract with domestic and foreign publishers, or under contract for feature film or dramatic television productions. The agency handles work by best-selling authors from all over the world, and seeks to maintain a diverse mix of projects, including literary and commercial fiction, category fiction such as mystery, science fiction and historical, as well as quality commercial non-fiction.

The Vines Agency, Inc. is a full service agency, regularly negotiating book publishing agreements and licensing rights on behalf of author, publisher, and film producer clients to the top trade publishing houses in the United States and throughout the world. The list of publishers with whom the agency has negotiated contracts includes Alfred A. Knopf, Bantam Dell, HarperCollins Publishers, Doubleday Publishing, Penguin Putnam, William Morrow & Co., Avon Books, St. Martin's Press, Warner Books, Crown Publishers, Grove/Atlantic, Little, Brown & Co., Broadway Books, Hyperion, Simon & Schuster, Random House, and many others.

Jimmy Vines and The Vines Agency, Inc. work directly in the domestic license and disposition of all primary and subsidiary publication rights: hardcover, paperback reprints, serialization rights, audio editions, book club editions, and merchandising and electronic rights. Foreign editions and translation rights are sold through the agency's foreign affiliate Baror International and the agency's extensive network of foreign scouts. Licensing of film and performance rights is handled through the agency’s West Coast affiliate literary agents, who include Creative Artists Agency, Endeavor, The Gersh Agency, Joel Gotler Associates, and United Talent Agency.

The agency is no longer accepting new clients. PLEASE DO NOT SEND QUERY LETTERS. THANK YOU.