Adam Eaglin joined The Cheney Agency as a literary agent in 2012. He previously worked as an agent at The Wylie Agency, and before that, in editorial at Basic Books. He studied English literature at Duke University and holds an MFA in poetry from Boston University. Recent titles include Minnesota-native Raymond Strom’s debut novel Northern Lights (Simon & Schuster); David Treuer’s NYT bestselling The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present (Riverhead); Lauren Hilger’s Patriot Number One: A Chinese Rebel Comes to America (Crown), a finalist for the PEN Jacqueline Bograd Weld Biography Award and Shortlisted for the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize; and Lillian Li’s Women’s Prize for Fiction longlisted debut novel Number One Chinese Restaurant (Holt).
Seeking: Debut literary and upmarket fiction; narrative nonfiction; journalists, essayists, and academics writing new takes on culture, politics, science, and current events. Regardless of genre, I’m always interested in diverse voices and underrepresented perspectives.