Debbie Carter

About me

Debbie Carter is a literary agent seeking book manuscripts w/ merit for adults, teens & children. See for interests & query guidelines.

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Upcoming conferences

April 25, 2014, 9:00 am to 12 noon.  I will be at the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) 43rd Annual Writers Conference In NYC, the Roosevelt HotelASJA members will meet with editors, literary agents, content and brand agencies, and others who currently use freelance writers.

Areas of interest and query guidelines

NOTE: Only accepting queries through referrals and the upcoming ASJA conference at this time.Narrative nonfiction memoir/biography about extraordinary people and experiences, travel, history, home & lifestyle, New York, Americana, pop culture, music and the arts. Not interested in topics related to medical, health, psychology, science, technology, finance, business, politics, religion/spirituality,…


One-year contract offered when writer and agent agree that the manuscript is ready for submission; manuscripts in development are not bound by contract.  Commission is standard 15% domestic, 20% foreign and subrights.  No reading or editorial fees.  All expenses (postage and photocopying, if any) are pre-approved by client.  Although not…

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