KIELE RAYMOND

Kiele Raymond is a Senior Agent at Thompson Literary Agency. She began her publishing career at Simon & Schuster in 2009, contributing to multiple New York Times bestsellers at both Touchstone and Gallery Books. Five years later, she left New York to freelance and travel across Europe before settling happily back in Brooklyn. Kiele received her B.A. in Anthropology and English Literature from Johns Hopkins University and her M.A. in the Humanities from the University of Chicago. She joined TLA in 2017 to seek out bold new voices in literary fiction and narrative nonfiction. Her clients include Peace Medie, Ari Braverman, Nichole Perkins, Tana Wojczuk, and Lee Matalone, among others. Kiele grew up on the New Hampshire seacoast.

WHAT I'M LOOKING FOR

I'm currently seeking literary fiction and narrative nonfiction with a focus on the humanities

SAMPLE TITLES OR AUTHORS

Home Making, Lee Matalone

The Ballad of Big Feeling, Ari Braverman

Charlotte Cushman: A Very Dangerous Young Man, Tana Wojczuk

Specializes In

FICTION: Literary Fiction, Upmarket Women's Fiction

NONFICTION: History, Narrative

Considers

FICTION: Family Saga, Historical Fiction, Short Story Collections

NONFICTION: Cultural/Social Issues, Memoir, Multi-Cultural, Science, Sports, Women's Concerns