Waverly Place Literary Agency

Debbie Carter

Seeking manuscripts and proposals in the following bookselling categories: literary novels and short story collections with popular appeal, mysteries/thrillers, espionage fiction & non-fiction, historical fiction for a target audience, literary narrative non-fiction, memoirs and biography about extraordinary people and experiences, travel, history, pop culture, music, the arts, nostalgia, antiques and anything not mentioned here that authors feel would be of interest to the agent; see website for children's fiction/non-fiction interests. Particularly interested in multicultural fiction for adults and children. Special call for first novels with characters in their 20s and 30s. Exclusions: not interested in category romance, chick lit, science fiction, fantasy, horror; or in fiction or non-fiction religious/spiritual subject matter, gratuitous violence, a sentimental outlook, stories of victimhood or illness. Prefer queries by email with no attachments. Authors who are dynamic public speakers are welcomed. If no response within two weeks, query again.