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Mark Malatesta is a former literary agent and former AAR member who is now an author coach who works with authors of all genres to help them become bestselling authors. Some of the authors Mark has helped during his publishing career have gotten six-figure book deals and been on bestseller lists such as the New York Times. They’ve had their work optioned for TV, stage, and feature film with companies such as Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks. They’ve won many awards. And they’ve had their work licensed in more than 40 countries, resulting in millions of books sold.

Mark is the former president and owner of New Brand Agency Group, a former literary agency that was responsible for getting authors publishing deals with prestigious publishers like Simon & Schuster, Harcourt, and Random House. Mark also served as the Marketing & Licensing Manager of Blue Mountain Arts, the book and gift publisher that invented e-greetings, and then sold their e-card division for close to $1 billion dollars. Today Mark is president and founder of The Bestselling Author and Literary Agent Undercover where he supports authors of all genres, at all stages of development, through his various websites for authors and 1-on-1 author coaching.

Mark has has delivered keynote addresses at prominent writers conferences in the United States and abroad including  Pikes Peak Writers Conference, SleuthFest, and the Santa Barbara Writers Conference. He has also participated at regional, national, and international book fairs and trade shows including BookExpo America (BEA), The London Book Fair, the Frankfurt Book Fair, and the Miami Book Fair. And he has written feature articles for publications such as The Guide to Literary Agents and, for a brief time, a column for Writers Digest. Click here to learn more about Mark Malatesta.

About Mark Malatesta

MARK MALATESTA is a former literary agent and former AAR member who now serves authors as a coach. Mark helps authors of all genres (fiction, nonfiction, and children's books) get top literary agents, publishers, and book deals. Mark is founder of The Bestselling Author and Literary Agent Undercover. Click here to learn more about Former Book Agent Mark Malatesta and click here for Reviews of Mark Malatesta.