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agent : cate@harveyklinger.com
Cate Hart
Harvey Klinger, Inc.
300 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019
http://harveyklinger.com
twitter: http://www.twitter.com/CateHart

Established in 1977 by its eponymous founder, Harvey Klinger, Inc. has been among the leading literary agencies in adult and children's books. Our interests cross many fields in fiction, non-fiction, middle grade and young adult fiction by new and established authors. We are always on the lookout for tremendous new voices of talent in fiction and in adult non-fiction, individuals of proven stature in their respective fields who have established strong platforms for publicity and marketing that will attract the attention and interest of the major publishers.

After five years at a New York boutique agency where I successfully placed Young Adult to Adult Romance while helping cultivate authors' careers, I joined Harvey Klinger, Inc. where I will specialize in Historical, whether in Middle Grade and Young Adult, Women's Fiction or Romance, or nonfiction. I am particularly drawn to oft-forgotten stories of the past and underrepresented voices, and especially personal to me is unexplored Southern culture and history. In fiction, I look for character-driven stories, a stellar voice, and fresh, intriguing plots. I am drawn to high-concept and commercial fiction, but a stand-out, lyrical voice in literary fiction will also hook me.


years experience: 5
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
Mystery, Romance, Fantasy/science fiction, Juvenile fiction, Biography, History, Travel, Lifestyle, Children's books, African-American, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Historical, Women's Fiction, RomCom, Southern Gothic, Magical Realism, Nonfiction, Southern Culture and History
LEADING CLIENTS
Maxym Martineau
BEST-KNOWN PROJECTS
Kingdom of Exiles (Sourcebooks Casablanca)
Beautiful Crazy (Sourcebooks Casablanca)
Beautiful Mess (Sourcebooks Casablanca)
MOST RECENT SALES/ FORTHCOMING BOOKS
Children's: Young Adult Fiction
Co-regional advisor of the Eastern Pennsylvania region of SCBWI Lindsay Bandy's NEMESIS AND THE SWAN, set during the turbulent days of the French Revolution, in which a disenchanted aristocrat fleeing her family's past demons attempts to navigate a Paris in upheaval while trying to reconnect with the young apprentice she fell in love with, only to face dangerous consequences that may lead her to the guillotine, to Rick Bleiweiss at Blackstone Publishing, in a nice deal, for publication in 2021, by Cate Hart at Corvisiero Literary Agency (world).

Children's: Young Adult Fiction
Leila Siddiqui's debut THE DARKENED LANDS OF THE EARTH, an #OwnVoices magical realism pitched as Pan's Labyrinth meets The Night Diary with a dash of Stranger Things, in which a modern teenage girl—coming to terms with her missing brother—must discover the secrets of her late grandfather's life in colonial India during World War II and Pakistan after the partition if she is to unlock the greenhouse that suddenly appears in her backyard and face the creatures lurking inside, to Ambika Sambasivan at Yali, in a nice deal, for publication in 2021, by Cate Hart at Corvisiero Literary Agency (world English).

Fiction: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Author of the forthcoming KINGDOM OF EXILES Maxym Martineau's next three novels in the Beast Charmer series, to Mary Altman at Sourcebooks Casablanca, in a nice deal, in a pre-empt, in a three-book deal, for publication beginning in late 2020, by Cate Hart at Corvisiero Literary Agency (world).

Fiction: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Co-founder of #KISSPITCH and Allthekissing.com Maxym Martineau's debut SHADOW REALM trilogy, pitched as FANTASTIC BEASTS meets ASSASSIN'S CREED, in which an alluring charmer with a bounty on her head boldly strikes a deal with the dark, intoxicating leader of the assassins guild for powerful beasts in exchange for the contract on her life—only to find that the past returns with a vengeance, fate can be twisted in a curse, and ensnared hearts are harder to tame than any magical creature, to Mary Altman at Sourcebooks, in a nice deal, in a three-book deal, for publication in June 2019, by Cate Hart at Corvisiero Literary Agency (world).

Digital: Fiction: Women's/Romance
USA Today bestselling author Andie Christopher's next three books in the ONE NIGHT IN SOUTH BEACH series, in which siblings are displeased with their grandmother and her attempts to play matchmaker until they realize their grandmother might always be right, pitched as a Miami spin on the Jane Austen classic Emma, again to Jennifer Herrington at Lyrical Press, in a three-book deal, for publication starting in 2018, by Cate Hart of Corvisiero Literary Agency.

Digital: Fiction: Women's/Romance
Kaylie Newell's next in the Men of Marietta series, in which a disgraced Olympic diver flees a media meltdown and hides from the backlash with her cousin in the quiet town of Marietta, Montana only for sparks to fly with a sexy but jaded ex-cop turned forest ranger, running from his own bad press, to Meghan Farrell at Tule, for publication in 2017, by Cate Hart at Corvisiero Literary Agency (World English).

Digital: Fiction: Women's/Romance
Andie Christopher's debut novella, STROKE OF MIDNIGHT in the ONE NIGHT IN SOUTH BEACH series, featuring a trio of feisty but hardworking siblings and the sultry Miami nights that follow after their one-night-stands, to Jennifer Herrington at Lyrical Press, in a two-book deal, plus a novella, for publication starting in early 2017, by Cate Hart of Corvisiero Literary Agency.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Query, 1-2 page synopsis and first 5 pages of manuscript can be submitted via QueryManager at QueryMe.online/CateHart
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