You’ve got a powerful message that matters.

And we’ve got the publishing expertise to help you share it with the world.

Meet Alive

We’re publishing experts, so you don’t have to be.

At Alive Literary Agency, we offer expert strategy and service to authors and content creators who inspire the world. We represent your best interests at every step of the publishing process:

A top-of-market deal

 Proposal development
Negotiation
Market viability

A standout book

Concept development
Titling & cover consultation
Writing & editorial

A successful career

 Launch planning
 Brand development
Media & PR strategy

Just a few of our world-changing clients…

Professional, responsive, results-oriented,

Alive is everything I want in a literary agency. For nearly a decade, through every project we’ve done, they’ve helped me reach my goals as an author. I count on Alive for great insight into my work, uncanny understanding of the market, and master skill in negotiating contracts. I couldn’t be happier with this partnership.”

Michael Hyatt bestselling author of The Vision Driven Leader

Meet our team

BRYAN NORMAN ● LISA JACKSON

Fifty years of combined publishing industry experience. Tens of millions of dollars in negotiated deals. Countless lives enriched by our authors’ ideas. And at the center of it all, a heart for God, people, books, and business.

Her investment in my life, my writing, and my full career is invaluable to me,

and I thank God for her daily. It is one of the top joys of my career to be represented by Lisa Jackson and Alive Literary Agency. Lisa’s expertise in both negotiating deals and shaping content makes for an unmatched partner in a publishing career.”

Annie F. Downs bestselling author of 100 Days to Brave 

Our authors are bestsellers and influencers

“Above and beyond.”

Our experience with Alive has been above and beyond what we could have ever hoped for in an agency. Bryan stands apart as by far the most helpful person we have ever worked with in any business capacity. We sing his praises all the time to our friends who want to be/are authors.

Jeremy & Audrey Roloff New York Times bestselling authors of A Love Letter Life