LoTurco Literary is a boutique literary agency in New York City representing writers, journalists, thought leaders, and artists.

Founded by William LoTurco in 2018, the agency is focused on narrative nonfiction, biography, memoir, select literary fiction, and book projects about music, sports, technology, history, and culture.



Paul Cantor
A writer and journalist, Cantor has been published in Rolling Stone, Esquire, Billboard, MTV News, VICE, The Fader, Complex, Huffington Post, Medium, Vibe, XXL, and the Village Voice.

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Jordan Ritter Conn
Journalist and staff writer for The Ringer, Conn is a two-time finalist for the Livingston Award. He previously worked for Grantland and ESPN: The Magazine and has written for The New York Times and Sports Illustrated. He is the author of "The Defender: Manute Bol's Journey from Sudan to the NBA and Back Again," a multimedia ebook published by The Atavist.

Leaving Raqqa: Two Syrian Brothers' Journeys Through Europe, America, and The Islamic State (Ballantine, 2020)

Joe Coscarelli
A culture reporter for The New York Times, Coscarelli focuses on pop music and emerging artists. He previously worked at New York magazine and The Village Voice.

The New, New Atlanta (Simon & Schuster, 2020)

Kate Crane
A writer and editor, Crane has worked with The Wall Street Journal, Radar, Inc., Men's Journal, Hearst, OZY, and Time Out New York.

Whatever Happened to Eddy Crane (Hanover Square Press, 2020)

Interview (magazine)
A monthly magazine, Interview covers film, fashion, art, music, and culture. Interview has received the Ellie Award for General Excellence and has been nominated for 14 Ellie Awards and 7 Webby Awards.

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Sam Kashner
A Vanity Fair contributor since 2007, Kashner is the author of several books, including New York Times Bestsellers “The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters: The Tragic and Glamorous Lives of Jackie and Lee” and “Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century” with Nancy Schoenberger, and “When I Was Cool: My Life at the Jack Kerouac School.”

Gerrick D. Kennedy
A music writer for the Los Angeles Times, Kennedy covers R&B/soul, hip-hop, and pop music. Kennedy was named Emerging Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists in 2012.

Parental Discretion is Advised: The Rise of N.W.A and the Dawn of Gangsta Rap (Atria, 2017)

Exhale (Abrams, 2021)

Marcus J. Moore
Journalist, music critic, and Senior Editor for Bandcamp Daily, Moore has been published in The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone, Billboard, The Nation, Spin, Complex, NPR, and Pitchfork.

The Butterfly Effect: How Kendrick Lamar Ignited the Soul of Black America (Touchstone, 2020)

Austin Moorhead
An avid gamer, writer, and reporter, Moorhead has worked for Boston Consulting Group, TA Associates, and for research companies in the San Francisco area. 

Young Guns (Hachette Books, 2019)

Tef Poe
A 2018 Nasir Jones Fellow at Harvard University and recording artist, Tef Poe has been featured in TIME, VICE, XXL, Billboard, Rolling Stone, Atlanta Black Star, and The Source.

Rebel to America (W. W. Norton, 2020)

Casey Rae

Journalist, commentator, and professor of music at Georgetown University, Rae is the Director of Music Licensing for Sirius XM and has written for the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Billboard, and The Hill.

William S. Burroughs and the Cult of Rock 'n' Roll (University of Texas Press, 2019)

Nancy Schoenberger
A professor of English and Creative Writing at the College of William and Mary, Schoenberger is the author of several books, including New York Times Bestsellers “The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters: The Tragic and Glamorous Lives of Jackie and Lee” and “Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century” with Sam Kashner, and “Wayne and Ford: The Films, the Friendship, and the Forging of an American Hero.”

Walt Williams
A writer and narrative designer, Williams has worked on videogames such as Bioshock, Borderlands, Civilization, Mafia II, Evolve, and the genre-bending videogame Spec Ops: The Line.

Significant Zero: Heroes, Villains, and the Fight for Art and Soul in Video Games (Atria, 2017)



William LoTurco is a literary agent who represents authors who stray from cliché and harness rogue ideas. Prior to founding LoTurco Literary in 2018, LoTurco was an agent at Kuhn Projects/Aevitas Creative Management for four years, and worked at Vigliano Associates and WME in New York. He graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in History and English.

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