Rachel Letofsky

Rachel Letofsky is a graduate of both the Humber Creative Book Publishing Program and the University of Toronto, where she specialized in English literature. She joined The Cooke Agency in 2010 and is currently an associate agent. She frequently travels throughout Canada and the US to various writer’s festivals and literary events such as Bloody […]

Allison Malecha

Allison Malecha is an associate editor at Grove Atlantic where she edits a mix of fiction and non-fiction. She works with publisher Morgan Entrekin, as well as on Otto Penzler’s crime fiction imprint, The Mysterious Press, and on Freeman’s with John Freeman. She has a BA in Comparative Literature & Society from Columbia University and […]

Julia Masnik

Julia Masnik is an agent at and Vice President of the Watkins/Loomis Agency, where she has worked with Gloria Loomis for the past eight years. Masnik specializes in literary fiction, memoir, and narrative non-fiction. In her years with the agency, she’s worked with established authors including Victor LaValle, Paul La Farge, Mat Johnson, and many […]

Tanya McKinnon

Tanya McKinnon has been a literary agent since 2000. She began her career in publishing as the youngest person to become a full editor and collective member of South End Press. While there she helped conceive and edited NYT bestseller Cornel West’s Breaking Bread.  After receiving an M.A. in cultural anthropology, she returned to publishing […]

Dana Murphy

Dana Murphy is a literary agent with The Book Group, focusing on upmarket and literary fiction and voice-driven nonfiction. After studying critical film theory and sociology at New York University, Dana began her literary career in 2012 as an assistant to Brettne Bloom and Elisabeth Weed.  In 2015, The Book Group was founded and Dana […]

Kimiko Nakamura

A graduate of Skidmore College and Boston University’s Book Publishing Program, Kimiko worked within Shambhala Publications and Harvard Common Press before becoming a literary agent. She partners with aspiring and published authors alike, enjoys well-worn library books, and is always up for a game of Scrabble. She loves projects that reimagine what’s possible, characters with […]

Monica Odom

Monica Odom is an agent at Liza Dawson Associates, where she represents a variety of nonfiction, as well as literary and upmarket fiction, and illustrators. Monica earned her Masters in Publishing: Digital & Print Media from New York University in 2014, and has a BA in English from Montclair State University. She was also schooled […]

Jessica Papin

Jessica Papin first joined DG&B in 2003, after spending eight years as an editor at Warner Books (now Grand Central). In 2004, she moved to Egypt, where she spent three years working for the American University in Cairo Press. Upon her return to the United States, she rejoined DG&B. With a background on both sides […]

Laura Perciasepe

Laura Perciasepe, Editor at Riverhead Books, acquires and edits a wide range of literary fiction, narrative non-fiction, and works in translation. She has published acclaimed books by authors including Katie Kitamura, Samanta Schweblin, Juan Gabriel Vásquez, Jillian Cantor, Noah Strycker, Thomas Pierce, Emma Rathbone, Garrard Conley, Daniel Alarcon, Etgar Keret, Álvaro Enrigue, and others. Sample […]

Christine Pride

Christine Pride joined Simon and Schuster in 2016. She spent more than a decade as an editor at various corporate imprints including Doubleday, Broadway, Crown and Hyperion, and then, most recently, struck out on her own for a wonderful three year stint as a freelance editor and ghostwriter. Both in house and as a freelancer […]