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    Mark Frisk Agency

    Anybody know if this agency is legit or not?

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    Quote Originally Posted by glutton
    Anybody know if this agency is legit or not?
    Not a heck of a lot of info on this agency/agent.

    I found one minimalist website that had him listed at http://www.literaryagents.com. I couldn't find him there, but maybe you have to register first.

    However, if this agency does list this as their primary website, it's a big flag to me: This looks like one of those damned display sites.

    Oh, yeah...legit agents are going to go running to something like that when they've got plenty of slush to deal with it as it is.

    Not a knock on you, glutton.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JerseyGirl1962
    Not a heck of a lot of info on this agency/agent.
    Never a good sign.

    The "minimalist" site is actually a guy's database. Literaryagents.com is where he found Frisk's name. (Literaryagents.com prominently displays so many dubious operations I wouldn't consider it a reliable source for any sort of publishing-related information.)

    Back to Frisk: looks like he was formerly with the Howard Buck Agency, but the only sale I can find for him was back in 1998. He's not listed in AAR, FWIW.
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    Mr. Frisk is now a marketer. (An online CV confirms he hasn't been an agent since he left Howard Buck in 1991.)
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