“Peter is a problem solver. He has an extraordinary depth of experience as well as innate street smarts, a fabulous mind, a great contact network and, above all, creativity and integrity: it’s a pleasure to work with him.”
— Lena Tabori,
Formerly Vice President, Insight Editions, Publisher of Sierra Club Books, Publisher of VIA Books and an Acquisitions Editor for Jeremy Tarcher. Peter Beren is a literary agent and a book publishing consultant to authors and independent publishers. He is the founder of The Peter Beren Agency, located in the San Francisco Bay Area.
He is also author or co-author of eight books, including The Writers Legal Companion (Basic Books), California the Beautiful (Rizzoli) and The Golden Gate (Insight Editions).
Literary agent and publishing consultant Peter Beren helps authors reach their goals. His depth of knowledge and experience — more than 40 years in the publishing industry — can help you reach yours. Contact The Peter Beren Agency.
“If you have a publishing problem, I’ll have a solution.”
Meet some interesting authors and hear their stories in the videos below. These clients have successful books and have been happily published. They are all world-renowned in their respective fields.
JACK KATZ, who coined the term, “graphic novel” and wrote and illustrated the world’s first: The First Kingdom, 6-volumes, 1,000 pages, all drawn by hand.
ART WOLFE, who published more than 75 stunning photographic works, reveals what he takes on an expedition, to a very special audience.
FRANS LANTING, who was named BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year and is the only photographer ever to be inducted into the Royal Order of the Golden Ark, the Netherlands’ highest conservation honor.
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