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agent :
Kristyn Keene
ICM Partners
730 Fifth Avenue, Third Floor, New York, NY 10019

Kristyn Keene has been at International Creative Management since 2006 building a list consisting of literary and commercial fiction, including narrative nonfiction, memoir, thrillers, young adult, and pop culture. She is a graduate of the Columbia Publishing Course and holds a degree in English and writing from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

With one of the most prestigious literary departments in the world, ICM Partners represents a wide range of writers, including authors of bestselling fiction and non-fiction books, prominent newspaper and magazine journalists, as well as recipients of the Nobel Prize, Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, and many other literary honors. Among the agency’s clients are acclaimed and popular authors such as Patricia Cornwell, Thomas L. Friedman, Cormac McCarthy, Walter Isaacson, Toni Morrison, Anna Quindlen, Carl Hiaasen, E.L. Doctorow, Anthony Swofford, John Feinstein, Vince Flynn, Nelson DeMille, Chris Cleave, Ann Patchett, Jennifer Egan, Katherine Boo, and Steve Martin. For each of the last several years, ICM has represented more than 100 titles on The New York Times Best Sellers list. In addition to selling publication rights, ICM’s New York literary agents work closely with ICM agents in Los Angeles to seek out opportunities for film and television adaptations. For foreign rights, ICM works in partnership with Curtis Brown in London, who sell UK and translation rights to ICM books. In recent years, ICM has joined forces with two outside literary agencies: Rafe Sagalyn in Washington, DC and Gelfman/Schneider in New York.

years experience: 8
Commercial fiction, Literary fiction, Upmarket women's fiction, Young adult, Thrillers (especially psychological), Memoir, Narrative Non-fiction, Wellness, Pop-Culture, Humor
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I am actively seeking new clients.

Please email me a query letter, and you may include the first chapter of your book. No hard copies please.