Literary Resources

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Literary Resources

Proofreading, Editing, and Critique Services

Editorial Freelancers Association Membership Directory

If you’re looking for the right North Texas editor for your genre, use the categories and filters to find your perfect match through the EFA Membership Directory.

Rooted in Writing

Rooted in Writing LLC is a full-service editorial company specializing in genre fiction. From fantasy to memoir, authors can polish their hard work and prepare for whatever lies ahead, whether that’s query letters, self-publishing, or even just getting started on the first draft. 

North Texas Literary Agents and Agencies

Jim Donovan Literary

Jim Donovan Literary has successfully represented book authors to the publishing world since 1993, specializing in multiple genres in fiction and nonfiction. The agency works closely with authors to shape and polish their manuscripts (fiction) or proposals (nonfiction) before submitting to editors.

Farris Literary Agency

Attorneys Mike Farris and Susan Morgan Farris man Farris Literary Agency, Inc., which represents fiction and non-fiction works. They are actively seeking fiction projects (thrillers, suspense, mysteries, mainstream, action/adventure, literary, Christian) as well as non-fiction (how-to, self-help, law, true crime, current affairs, popular culture, women’s issues, biography, history, travel, sports, politics, entertainment, spiritual and inspirational).

North Texas Publishers

BenBella Books

BenBella is a marketing-focused, author-friendly publishing house whose success is based on a few simple principles. We select our titles with care. We provide authors with first-class service and genuine partnership. And we provide aggressive, creative marketing for each title we publish.

Brown Books Publishing

Cultivating a prestigious talent roster—from New York Times bestsellers to Pulitzer Prize winners—we are a fiercely independent, full-service publisher that encourages author empowerment. Relationship Publishing is the cornerstone of our process and unparalleled creative support is the foundation, because we’re designed to ensure and elevate every author’s unique vision.

Deep Vellum Publishing

Deep Vellum Publishing is a not-for-profit literary publisher that seeks to enhance the open exchange of ideas among cultures and to connect the world’s greatest untranslated contemporary writers of literature and creative nonfiction with English-language readers for the first time through original translations, while facilitating educational opportunities for students of translation in the Dallas community, and promoting a more vibrant literary community in north Texas and beyond.

Dallas Reading Series

Meet Me with Curiosity, hosted by Reverie & Paul Koniecki and Alejandra Ramos Gomez

First Saturday of each month, 5:00pm

Klyde Warren Park | Southwest Porch

2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas, TX 75201

Vellum Ouroboros (Open Mic), hosted by Nadia Arioli and Bear the Poet

Second Tuesday of each month, 6:45pm

Deep Vellum Books

3000 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226

Inner Moonlight,  hosted by Logen Cure

Second Wednesday of each month, 7:30pm

The Wild Detectives

314 W Eighth St, Dallas, TX 75208

Poets on X+, hosted by Opalina Salas (presented by WORDSPACE)

Second Friday of each month, 7:00pm

Mighty Fine Arts

409A N. Tyler St, Dallas, TX 75208

Pegasus Reading Series, hosted by Sebastian Paramo and Ashley Mag Gabbert

Fourth Friday of each month, 7:00pm

Deep Vellum Books

3000 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226