Association of American Literary Agents

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a leading force in furthering the interests of agents; authors and other rights holders. Through regular educational programming; community-building initiatives; and advocating for agents and authors alike; the volunteer-run organization is dedicated to helping our members maintain and broaden their professional skills in a fast-changing publishing environment.

Location: NationalnnServices:Information and Research; Member Discounts; Networking OpportunitiesnnDisciplines:Media; Literature; TheatrennOrganization Type:NonprofitnnThe Association of Authors' Representatives (AAR) is a not-for-profit organization of qualified literary agents and dramatic representatives of authors; dramatists and other creators and owners of intellectual property. AAR has three prime objectives:(1) to keep agents informed of changing conditions in publishing; the theater; the motion picture and television industries and related fields (2) to encourage cooperation among literary organizations (3) to assist agents in representing the interests of their author-clients.To qualify for AAR an agent must meet professional standards specified in the organization's by-laws and agree to subscribe to the AAR canon of ethics.