Debbie Carter

About me

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

From my website

A lucky pen

If you're on your way to a lecture at The New School or Pratt, you might stop in Stevdan Pen & Stationers for a pen or notebook. I'll be taking another Robert McKee seminar in a couple weeks, and it's my ritual to pick up a couple new pens and…

Areas of interest and query guidelines

Representing books with charisma for adults, teens and children. Areas of interests are:Narrative nonfiction memoir/biography about extraordinary people and experiences, obsessions, travel, history, home & lifestyle, New York, Americana, pop culture, music and the arts. Not interested in essay collections, topics in medicine, health, psychology, science, technology, finance, business, politics,…

Specs

Submits to publishers large and small. One-year contract offered when writer and agent agree that the manuscript is ready for submission. 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 a member…

 
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