A half Japanese woman in her mid-thirties, with long dark brown hair.




Reiko Davis has been an agent at DeFiore and Company since 2016, prior to which she was at Miriam Altshuler Literary Agency. She focuses on literary fiction and narrative nonfiction, as well as middle grade and YA literature. A graduate of Brown University, she grew up in Kansas City and now lives in New York. Her clients include Devi S. Laskar (winner of the Asian/Pacific American Award for Fiction and the Crook's Corner Book Prize), Genevieve Plunkett (O. Henry Prize winner), Lucy Jane Bledsoe (ALA Stonewall Award winner and Lambda Literary Award finalist), three-time Paralympic swimmer for Team USA and ESPY Award winner Mallory Weggemann, Netflix Last Chance U star and athletic academic counselor Brittany Wagner, bestselling writing coach Alan Gelb, middle grade authors Andrea Debbink and Brittany Geragotelis, YA novelist Lindsey Klingele, journalist Nancy A. Nichols, and oral historian Alison Owings.


Debut literary fiction, memoir, YA, and MG fiction.


The Atlas of Reds and Blues, Devi S. Laskar
A Thin Bright Line, Lucy Jane Bledsoe
The Truth Lies Here, Lindsey Klingele

Specializes In

FICTION: Children's, Family Saga, GLBT, Literary Fiction, Middle Grade, Multi-Cultural, Short Story Collections, Young Adult

NONFICTION: Cultural/Social Issues, Investigative Journalism, Memoir, Multi-Cultural, Narrative, Women's Concerns


FICTION: Commercial Fiction, Historical Fiction, Upmarket Women's Fiction

NONFICTION: Adventure/True Story, GLBT, History, Humor, Nature/Ecology, Politics, Pop Culture, Psychology, Science, True Crime