Agents & Editors 2017

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Miriam Altshuler ***SOLD OUT***

Miriam Altshuler began her career at Russell & Volkening and in 1994 established her own agency, which she ran for twenty-one years until she joined DeFiore in early 2016. She focuses primarily on literary and commercial fiction and narrative nonfiction. Novelists she represents include Elizabeth Rosner, Maya Lang, Alice Lichtenstein, Jill Santopolo, Jennifer Murphy, and […]

November 16, 2016


Amelia Atlas ***SOLD OUT***

Amelia Atlas is a literary agent at ICM Partners, where she represents both fiction and nonfiction, with a particular interest in literary fiction and narrative nonfiction in the areas of history, current affairs, biography, science, investigative journalism, and cultural criticism – think “idea” books that still have a great sense of narrative and story. In […]

February 22, 2017


Emily Bell ***SOLD OUT***

Emily Bell is a senior editor at Farrar, Straus and Giroux and the director of FSG Originals. She publishes Lucia Berlin, Amelia Gray, Catherine Lacey, and Laura van den Berg, among others. Sample Titles A Manual for Cleaning Women by Lucia Berlin The Isle of Youth by Laura van den Berg Find Me by Laura van […]

November 16, 2016


Peter Blackstock ***SOLD OUT***

I began my career as a literary scout in London, working for foreign publishers and a film company, and moved to New York and to Grove Atlantic in 2011. I am now a Senior Editor, working on fiction and nonfiction, books in translation, and drama, as well as our backlist. I am particularly interested in […]

November 21, 2016


Michelle Brower *SOLD OUT*

Michelle Brower began her career in publishing in 2004 while studying for her Master’s degree in English Literature at New York University. During that time, she worked with the agents Wendy Sherman and Joelle Delbourgo. After graduating, she became an agent at Wendy Sherman Associates where she began representing books in a variety of areas […]

February 16, 2017


Sarah Bowlin ***SOLD OUT***

Sarah Bowlin joined Aevitas Creative Management as an agent in early 2017.  Before moving to agenting, she spent nearly a decade as an editor of bold voices in fiction and nonfiction, first at Riverhead Books and most recently as a senior editor at Henry Holt & Company. She has worked with a list of acclaimed […]

March 23, 2017


Lucy Cleland ***SOLD OUT***

Lucy Cleland joined the Kneerim & Williams agency in 2013, where she has worked with new and established authors on projects ranging from groundbreaking “big idea” nonfiction to literary fiction and memoir. A Southern transplant to Boston, Lucy graduated magna cum laude from Wellesley College, where she studied English and studio art. Previously she interned […]

December 19, 2016


Chris Clemans ***SOLD OUT***

Chris Clemans is an agent at The Clegg Agency. He received his BA in English from Duke University, where he also minored in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics. After a short stint in journalism, he began his career in publishing at William Morris Endeavor, and has worked closely with award-winning writers such as Rivka Galchen, Lauren […]


Ayanna Coleman ***SOLD OUT***

Ayanna Coleman founded Quill Shift Literary Agency in 2013. With an educational background in marketing and English, Ayanna has worked within the publishing industry at publishing houses, literary agencies, as a book reviewer, programming and event director, and many years as a children’s librarian. As a child, and later as a librarian, Ayanna noticed that […]

November 23, 2016


Ann Collette ***SOLD OUT***

Ann Collette was a freelance writer and editor for over fifteen years before joining the Rees Literary Agency in 2000. Her list includes books by New York Times bestselling author B. A. Shapiro, Edgar Nominee Ashley Weaver, Oprah’s  “Unputdownable Mysteries” author Mark Pryor, Anthony Nominee Vicki Lane, RT Award Nominees Clay and Susan Griffith, Steven […]

December 19, 2016


Marisa Corvisiero ***SOLD OUT***

Marisa A. Corvisiero is the founder of the Corvisiero Literary Agency and our Senior Literary Agent. During the few years prior to starting her own agency, Marisa worked with the L. Perkins Agency, where she learned invaluable lessons and made a name for herself in the industry. She is also a Literary Consultant, Speaker, Author […]


Rachel Crawford ***SOLD OUT***

Rachel Crawford is a literary agent at Wolf Literary. Hailing from sunny Brisbane, Australia, Rachel moved to New York in 2011. She worked previously at Sterling Lord Literistic and as an associate at Fletcher and Company, and has a background in foreign rights and book marketing. Rachel is looking for literary and upmarket fiction and […]

February 28, 2017


Reiko Davis ***SOLD OUT***

Reiko Davis is an agent at DeFiore and Company. Before joining DeFiore in early 2016, she was at Miriam Altshuler Literary Agency for four years. She received her BA in Comparative Literature and Art History from Brown University, and is a graduate of the Columbia Publishing Course. Above all, she wants to discover books that […]

December 19, 2016


Kerry D’Agostino ***SOLD OUT***

Kerry D’Agostino is a literary agent at Curtis Brown, Ltd. She received her bachelor’s degree in English from Bowdoin College, her masters in Art in Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education, and her certificate in publishing from the Columbia Journalism School. Shortly after graduating from Columbia, she started at Curtis Brown as assistant to […]

October 12, 2016


April Eberhardt ***SOLD OUT***

April Eberhardt, a self-described “literary change agent” and author advocate, is passionate about helping authors be published in the best way possible for them. After 25 years as a corporate strategist and consultant, April joined the literary world, where she saw strategic opportunity to play a role in the changing world of publishing. April advises […]

December 19, 2016


Susanna Einstein ***SOLD OUT***

Susanna Einstein launched E.L.M. in 2015 after working as an agent for ten years, first at LJK Literary Management and then at the Einstein Thompson Agency. She has worked in publishing since 1995, first in the publicity and editorial departments at what was then called Warner Books (now Grand Central Publishing) and then as a […]

January 5, 2017


Caroline Eisenmann ***SOLD OUT***

Caroline Eisenmann was raised in the Boston area and received an undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University. Prior to joining ICM Partners in 2013, she worked at the digital publisher Open Road Integrated Media. She represents upmarket and literary fiction, as well as nonfiction with a focus on social and cultural history, narrative journalism, memoir, and […]

October 21, 2016


Sorche Fairbank ***SOLD OUT***

Since establishing Fairbank Literary Representation in 2002, Sorche Elizabeth Fairbank has had the pleasure of working with a dynamic and varied list, representing best-selling authors, Edgar recipients, award-winning journalists, and of course one of her favorite kinds of client – the debut author. Her tastes in novels tend toward literary fiction, international voices, and women’s […]

December 19, 2016


Katherine Fausset ***SOLD OUT***

Katherine Fausset is an agent with Curtis Brown, Ltd, where she represents fiction and non-fiction. Notable and/or recent books by her clients include Lucia Berlin’s A Manual for Cleaning Women; Emily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven; Benjamin Percy’s craft book Thrill Me; Kelly Luce’s Pull Me Under; Lisa Brackmann’s The Go-Between; Ioan Grillo’s Gangster Warlords; […]

November 30, 2016


Mollie Glick ***SOLD OUT***

Mollie Glick is a book agent at leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA). Glick works in the New York Office and represents many of the world’s leading authors, including National Book Award nominated  author Ali Benjamin (The Thing About Jellyfish), New York Times Bestsellers Jonathan Evison (West of Here), Mark Manson (The […]

November 23, 2016


Katie Grimm ***SOLD OUT***

Born in Colorado and a graduate of Bowdoin College in Maine, Katie Grimm moved to New York City to be the assistant for Don Congdon Associates in 2007. She is now focused on her own list of authors as well as handling several agency Estates, but she still greatly enjoys managing the business side of […]

October 14, 2016


Robert Guinsler ***SOLD OUT***

Robert Guinsler has been with Sterling Lord Literistic, Inc. since 2000. His general curiosity in all things has allowed him the opportunity to represent a wide variety of prize-winning and New York Times bestselling nonfiction authors and projects. From the geopolitical mosaics of journalists Rania Abouzeid and Mikhail Zygar, to the impassioned memoirs of Alexandria […]

December 19, 2016


Lisa Grubka ***SOLD OUT***

Lisa Grubka (Fletcher and Co.) spent a decade first at the William Morris Agency and then Foundry Literary + Media before joining Fletcher and Co. in 2012. She represents both fiction and non-fiction, and works closely with her authors to ensure the best possible proposal or manuscript, and publication after that. In fiction, she’s looking […]

October 31, 2016


Erin Harris ***SOLD OUT***

Erin Harris is a literary agent at Folio Literary Management who champions the careers of both debut and established authors, bringing a strong editorial eye and hands-on approach to her agenting practice. She received an MFA in Creative Writing from The New School and is a co-curator of the Brooklyn-based literary event series H.I.P. Lit. […]

November 23, 2016


Carrie Howland ***SOLD OUT***

Carrie Howland is a senior literary agent with Empire Literary as of September, 2016. She joined Donadio & Olson, Inc., Literary Representatives, in 2005. She represents literary fiction, narrative non-fiction, young adult, middle grade, and picture book authors. In addition to her own clients, Carrie handles foreign, first serial, and audio rights for the agency. […]

December 19, 2016


Kirby Kim ***SOLD OUT***

A native of Los Angeles, California, Kirby attended Harvard-Westlake high school then went to Pomona College where he was a PPE (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics) major. He spent the year after graduation teaching English in South Korea and when he returned moved to San Francisco to get his JD at UC Hastings College of the Law. […]


Halimah Marcus ***SOLD OUT***

Halimah Marcus is the Executive Director of Electric Literature, an innovative literary nonprofit based in New York City, and the Editor-in-Chief of its weekly fiction magazine, Recommended Reading. Her writing has appeared in Indiana Review, Gulf Coast, One Story, SportsIllustrated.com, Flavorwire, and elsewhere. She is a member of the Brooklyn Book Festival Fiction Committee and […]

January 5, 2017


Marya Spence ***SOLD OUT***

Raised in California’s Bay Area, Marya studied literature at Harvard with a specialty in creative writing, and was the Fiction Editor for the Advocate. She received her MFA at New York University, where she also taught undergraduate creative writing. She has also worked at The New Yorker, PAPER Mag, Travel & Leisure, Vanity Fair, Publishers […]

October 14, 2016


Rachel Letofsky ***SOLD OUT***

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 […]

November 23, 2016


Sarah Levitt ***SOLD OUT***

Sarah Levitt is an agent at Aevitas Creative Management in New York. She is interested in the space between fiction and nonfiction; fiction so informed that it reads like nonfiction, nonfiction so enthralling and far-reaching that it feels like a novel. With narrative nonfiction, she is looking for (group) biography, cultural history, memoir, science, “ideas” […]

November 9, 2016


Will LoTurco ***SOLD OUT***

William LoTurco is a literary agent at Aevitas Creative Management in New York. Prior to joining Aevitas (formerly Kuhn Projects and Zachary Shuster Harmsworth), William worked at Vigliano Associates and William Morris Endeavor in New York. He received his BA in History from The University of Connecticut. He’s interested in speculative and cinematic literary fiction, […]

March 8, 2017


Julia Masnik ***SOLD OUT***

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 […]

February 21, 2017


Daniel Nayeri ***SOLD OUT***

Daniel is the director of children’s publishing at Workman Publishing Company where he oversees a team of designers, editors, and inventors in the pursuit of creating “art objects for great and terrible children.” Before that, he was digital editorial director at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, editor at Clarion Books, and before that, a professional pastry chef. […]

October 14, 2016


Monica Odom ***SOLD OUT***

Monica Odom is an agent at Bradford Literary Agency, where she represents nonfiction by authors and illustrators with demonstrable platforms in the areas of pop culture, science, history, business, social issues, race, feminism, illustration/art/design, food/cooking, humor, travel/adventure, self-help/self-reflection, and DIY/crafting/how-to, for all ages but primarily adult. In nonfiction, she loves to see a personal project […]

October 12, 2016


Amaryah Orenstein ***SOLD OUT***

Amaryah Orenstein, founder and president of GO Literary, a Boston-based boutique agency, is thrilled to help writers bring their ideas to life. Aiming to give voice to a broad range of perspectives, Amaryah represents a wide array of literary and commercial fiction and narrative nonfiction. She is actively seeking works that wed beautiful writing with […]

November 16, 2016


Ayesha Pande ***SOLD OUT***

Ayesha Pande has worked in the publishing industry for over twenty years. Before launching her boutique agency, Ayesha was a senior editor at Farrar Straus & Giroux. She has also held editorial positions at HarperCollins and Crown Publishers. She is a member of AAR (Association of Author’s Representatives), PEN, the Asian American Writer’s Workshop and […]

November 21, 2016


Jessica Papin ***SOLD OUT***

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 […]

December 19, 2016


Emma Patterson ***SOLD OUT***

Emma Patterson grew up as an avid reader and the daughter of a literary agent.  After attending Kenyon College and graduating with a degree in history, she began her career in publishing at The Wendy Weil Agency, where she stayed for 9 years, working with writers that included Mark Helprin, Rita Mae Brown, Anthony Doerr, […]

December 26, 2015


Tanusri Prasanna ***SOLD OUT***

Tanusri Prasanna is an agent at Foundry Literary + Media, after a recent move from Hannigan Salky Getzler (HSG) Agency. A lawyer by training, Tanusri has a PhD in legal philosophy & human rights from Oxford University, and a Master’s degree from Harvard Law School. She has previous worked in the legal department of the World […]

January 20, 2017


Ladette Randolph ***SOLD OUT***

Ladette Randolph is editor-in-chief of the literary journal PLOUGHSHARES and on the faculty of the Writing, Literature and Publishing Department at Emerson College in Boston. The author of four books: a story collection, two novels (one of which was a NYTimes Editor’s Choice) and a memoir, she is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, a […]

November 23, 2016


Maggie Riggs ***SOLD OUT***

Maggie Riggs is the principal agent at The Riggs Agency, which she founded in 2015. Previously, she was an editor at Viking, an imprint within Penguin Random House, a freelance book editor with NY Book Editors, and an associate agent at The Friedrich Agency. The Riggs Agency is a boutique agency which specializes in literary […]

October 12, 2016


Soumeya Bendimerad Roberts ***SOLD OUT***

Soumeya Bendimerad Roberts joined Writers House in 2015 and represents a diverse list of non-fiction, memoir, literary fiction, upmarket/book club fiction, and select realistic young-adult and middle-grade. Prior to joining Writers House, she was Director of Foreign Rights at the Susan Golomb Literary Agency, handling translation rights for best-selling, award-winning authors such as Jonathan Franzen, […]

December 19, 2016


Rakesh Satyal ***SOLD OUT***

Rakesh Satyal acquires a broad range of nonfiction with an emphasis on narrative-driven books in the areas of pop culture, celebrity, biography, memoir, current events, and emerging trends, as well as general fiction and fiction in translation. Satyal began his career at what was formerly the Doubleday Broadway division of Random House, then spent five […]


Adam Schear ***SOLD OUT***

Adam Schear is a graduate of Tulane University and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. He began his publishing career at the William Morris Agency and joined DeFiore and Company in 2009. He is most interested in seeing inspired literary novels, hysterical comedies, smart thrillers with sharp dialogue, quirky debuts, and exceptional short story […]


Lane Shefter Bishop ***SOLD OUT***

Lane Shefter Bishop is a multi-award winning producer/director who has received numerous accolades for her work including an EMMY, six Telly Awards, a Videographer Award, three Communicator Awards, a Sherril C. Corwin Award, an Aurora Award, a Davey Award, a New York Festivals Award and the DGA Fellowship Award for Episodic Television. Currently Ms. Bishop […]

October 7, 2016


Tracy Sherrod ***SOLD OUT***

Tracy Sherrod is currently the editorial director of Amistad, an esteemed imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. She is working with Steve Harvey, acclaimed children’s book author Jacqueline Woodson, actor and director Bill Duke, Paul Beatty, Paula Madison, Miko Branch of Miss Jessie’s, Jan Gaye, professor Pamela Newkirk, Timbaland and celebrated novelist Dolen Perkins-Valdez and Dimitry Elias […]

December 19, 2016


Anjali Singh ***SOLD OUT***

Currently an agent at Ayesha Pande Literary, Anjali Singh started her career in publishing in 1996 as a literary scout. Most recently Editorial Director at Other Press, she has also worked as an editor at Simon & Schuster, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Vintage Books. She is best known for having championed Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis after […]

November 16, 2016


Liz Stein ***SOLD OUT***

Liz Stein is an editor at Park Row Books, a division of Harlequin/HarperCollins, where she acquires and edits upmarket commercial and literary fiction, psychological suspense and literary thrillers, women’s fiction, and select narrative nonfiction. Park Row was launched in 2016 and is a dedicated to publishing an exclusive list of voice-driven and thought-provoking books across […]

October 12, 2016


Stacy Testa ***SOLD OUT***

A graduate of Princeton University with a degree in English Literature and a lifelong bookworm, Stacy Testa joined Writers House in 2011 and has been building her own client list since 2013. She represents a wide range of authors, including novelist Kim Michele Richardson (Liar’s Bench), memoirist Clara Bensen (No Baggage), and journalist Rory Kress […]

November 21, 2016


Christina Thompson ***SOLD OUT***

Christina Thompson is the editor of Harvard Review. Her essays and articles have appeared in numerous journals, including Vogue, American Scholar, the Journal of Pacific History, Australian Literary Studies, and in the 1999, 2000, and 2006 editions of Best Australian Essays. She lives near Boston with her husband and three sons.    

January 10, 2015


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