Debbie Carter

About me

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

From my website

Areas of interest and query guidelines

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, abuse or victimhood, sports, pets, cooking, food or true crime.Three Lives Bookstore Multicultural and…


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…

Recent conferences

Last of the cherry blossoms at Brooklyn Botanic Garden May 28-31, 2014  BookExpoAmerica, NYCApril 26, 2014, 12 noon to 4:00 pm.  One-on-one appointments with writers at the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) 43rd Annual Writers Conference, NYC's Roosevelt Hotel

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