Marilyn Allen is a literary agent and founding partner of the Allen O’Shea Literary Agency. She was formerly Associate Publisher and Senior Vice President of Marketing for HarperCollins. She is the author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Book Proposals and Query Letters and writes a column for Writer Magazine called Agent to Author. She represents many successful authors and has sold a variety of golf books to major publishers over the past 20 years. She has represented Proponent Group members including Eric Alpenfels, Cheryl Anderson, Mike Bender and Laird Small with their book projects. She is available to provide a consultation about potential book projects at no charge for Proponent Group members.