LDLA is an innovative, full-service literary agency that represents a diverse, commercial roster of bestselling and award-winning authors. We provide thoughtful attention at every stage of a book’s life—from early editorial feedback all the way through film and foreign rights (which are handled by our wonderful, in-house foreign rights manager). Our agents work together as a collaborative team and place a lot of importance on straightforward, transparent connections with our clients, maximizing the potential of every project, organized strategies, and being enthusiastic advocates!
Carrie Pestritto's list is comprised of strong, original voices and immersive storytellers who write in multiple genres, including MG and YA, mystery/thriller, romance/rom-com, commercial fiction, historical fiction, and non-fiction. She is a big genre fiction lover, who is particularly drawn in by unique voices, strong character development, high-concept plots, and transporting experiences. She is currently on the lookout for fresh, diverse projects featuring BIPOC, LGBTQ+, neuroatypical/neurodivergent, and disability rep.
Carrie is also the agency's audio rights director and a member of the AALA.