She is the author of a Young Adult mystery novel, Secrets & Ghost Horses, and an adult thriller, Lightning Creek. Her varied background includes business, marketing, and public relations. Holly is a frequent speaker and writing instructor. The name Sullivan Maxx is taken from Holly’s middle name and a family tradition.
Holly McClure is the President of the Sullivan Maxx Literary Agency, representing women’s fiction, mystery, science fiction and fantasy. She has served as president and conference director for the 30-year-old southeastern Writers Association. She previously worked with another small agency, then left to establish Sullivan Maxx in 2004. Her intention was to represent a few Southern writers, but the agency grew quickly.