Eleanor Jackson

Eleanor Jackson is a literary agent at Dunow, Carlson & Lerner. Her list includes authors of fiction and non-fiction in a wide range of categories, including David Wroblewski (The Story of Edgar Sawtelle,) Susan Straight (In The Country of Women,) Susie Steiner, (Persons Unknown,) Hallie Rubenhold, (The Five) and Tanaz Bhathena (The Beauty of The Moment.) She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two sons.

What I'm Looking For

I look for books with deeply imagined worlds and for writers who take risks with their work.

Sample Titles or Authors

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, David Wroblewski
Persons Unknown, Susie Steiner
In the Country of Women, Susan Straight

Specializes In

FICTION: Family Saga, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Multi-Cultural, Mystery, Short Story Collections, Thrillers/Suspense, Upmarket Women's Fiction

NONFICTION: Cultural/Social Issues, History, Memoir, Narrative, Nature/Ecology


FICTION: Children's Crime, GLBT, Horror, Humor/Satire, Middle Grade, Science Fiction, Young Adult

NONFICTION: Current Affairs, Investigative Journalism, Parenting, Pop Culture, Psychology, Science, True Crime