Kelly Van Sant

Kelly Van Sant

Kelly Van Sant

Kelly Van Sant is a literary agent with D4EO literary agency, and has nearly a decade of experience in the publishing industry. She cut her teeth in New York, where she worked at esteemed literary agencies such as Writers House and at Harold Ober Associates, where she developed an eye for compelling, emotionally resonant stories, honed her editorial skills, and grew adept at contract vetting. After relocating to Minnesota, she joined Llewellyn Worldwide as their Contracts Manager across all three imprints, and then moved to Quarto Publishing Group where she led the contracts department.

In addition to writing about all things agenting at her website penandparsley.com, she also blogs about the publishing industry at Pub(lishing) Crawl and co-hosts their weekly podcast.