About Lisa DiMona

Lisa DiMona is a literary agent at Writers House, a full-service agency representing a wide range of fiction and nonfiction.

Lisa joined Writers House in 2013 after twenty-plus years running her own agency and book development company, where she represented internationally acclaimed and best-selling authors such as Seth Godin, Josh Kaufman, Jason Fried, Ramit Sethi, Reid Hoffman and many others.

At Writers House, she specializes in nonfiction and especially business books, and is also actively seeking strong narrative and/or memoir in which we learn about remarkable individuals or aspects of history, science, technology, culture or art.

She represents select practical nonfiction, advice and how-to titles, notably in business, entrepreneurship, creativity, productivity and leadership categories.

Lisa loves working with authors who are on a mission, authors who have irresistible ideas and stories.

For information on submissions or to contact Lisa, see www.writershouse.com

Find Lisa on Twitter @lisadimona

Select and Recently Published Books

Playing Big by Tara Mohr

“At last this very important book has been written, encouraging women to take up all the creative space they deserve in the world. I hope it will empower legions of women to step into their greatness.”—Elizabeth Gilbert author of Big Magic




Midnight in Broad Daylight by Pamela Rotner Sakamoto

“As riveting and moving as any book ever written about World War II, made all the more compelling by alternating American and Japanese perspectives.”—Seattle Times




Hacking Growth by Sean Ellis and Morgan Brown

“In an increasingly erratic business landscape where new competition can emerge overnight, customers’ loyalties can shift unexpectedly, and markets are constantly being disrupted, finding growth sulutions fast is crucial for survival. Hacking Growth provides a compelling answer to this urgent need for speed, offering companies a methodology for finding and optimizing new strategies to increase their market share—and quickly.”—Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup


Wine Folly by Madeline Puckette and Justin Hammack

“The best introductory book on wine to come along in years. In a word, Wine Folly is awesome.”—The Washington Post




Linchpin by Seth Godin

“If Seth Godin didn’t exist we’d need to invent him—that’s how indispensable he is! You hold in your hands a compelling, accessible, and purpose-filled book. Read it, and do yourself a big favor. Your future will thank you!” —Alan Webber, Founder, Fast Company




Murder in Matera by Helene Stapinski

“A remarkable family saga that captures the beauty and grit of Southern Italy. The powerful and complicated matriarch at the center of Stapinski’s tale will stay with you long after you finish the book.”—Gay Talese