Get to Know an Agent in Attendance: Margaret Riley King of William Morris Endeavor

Screen Shot 2019-11-20 at 1.01.34 PMMargaret Riley King is a literary agent with William Morris Endeavor.

Margaret has been a literary agent at WME since 2007, where she began her career after graduating from Princeton University.

She represents both literary and commercial fiction (mainstream, women’s), along with narrative nonfiction, memoir, and lifestyle titles in the areas of food, home, faith/spirituality, and well-being.

Clients and projects represented include Chloe Benjamin, author of the New York Times bestselling novel The Immortalists; Glennon Doyle, author of #1 New York Times bestseller Love Warrior and the upcoming Untamed (March 2020); international bestselling writing duo Sarah Pekkanen and Greer Hendricks; award-winning author Sue Monk Kidd, whose 4th novel The Book of Longings publishes in April 2020; NYT bestselling author and two-time Olympic gold medalist Abby Wambach, record breaking author of The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls; acclaimed novelist Ann Brashares; The Chaperone author Laura Moriarty; Ann Kidd Taylor; children’s author Cammie McGovern; New York Times bestselling author and speaker Nadia Bolz-Weber; Newbery Award winner Sheila Turnage; Rachel Brathen; Michael Symon; Ruthie Lindsey and Kristen Howerton; among others. She splits her time between her hometown of Nashville, Tennessee, and New York City.

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