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 of the AAR, the agency follows AAR recommended business practices.
Listed in the Literary Market Place and Writers' & Artists' Yearbook.
Please see Areas of Interest before sending queries to WaverlyPlaceLiterary@aol.com.
All submissions read by Debbie Carter, not by assistants or interns.
Associations: AWP, The Authors Guild, BIO, Historical Novel Society, International Thriller Writers and Women in Music
Prior to starting her agency in 1998, Ms. Carter trained with an AAR agent and worked in the music business in A&R and artist management. She holds a BA in English and music from College of Arts and Sciences, NYU.