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DeFiore and Company - Caryn Karmatz Rudy

Caryn Karmatz Rudy
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DeFiore and Company
47 East 19th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10003
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(212) 925-7744
FAX  212 925 9803
Member AAR
Fiction Genres
  • Family Saga
  • Humor/Satire
  • Literary
  • Thriller
  • Young Adult
Nonfiction Genres
  • Child Guidance/Parenting
  • Cultural/Social Interests
  • Food/Nutrition/Lifestyle
  • Memoirs
  • Narrative
  • Self-Help/Self-Improvement
  • Women's Issues
Submission Guidelines
Email following materials: 1)Insert "QUERY" and book title in subject line; 2)brief synopsis; 3)For fiction and memoirs - include 5 pages of submission inserted in body of email. (Agent does not open unsolicited attachments.)
Interested in
From agent's page: "I gravitate towards fiction with memorable characters, captivating voices, and original plotting,...intrigued by a wide range of nonfiction, from narrative to practical, especially focusing on lifestyle, parenting, women's issues, and memoirs that exhibit quirky perspectives. In both...make me laugh, you've won half the battle."
Not interested in
The agent does not accept science fiction, horror, romance, or paranormal novels.
Additional information
Past/Recent Releases: Sarah Ban Breathnach's SIMPLE ABUNDANCE(Grand Central Publishing); Julia Baskin, Lindsey Newman, Sophie Pollitt-Cohen and Courtney Toombs's THE NOTEBOOK GIRLS(Paw Prints).

From agency website: "I gravitate towards fiction...memorable characters, captivating voices, and original plotting..."
1992 - University of Pennsylvania; BA. English.

The agent currently is on Board of Kelly Writers House at University of Pennsylvania.
Previous Positions
2010 - joined DeFiore and Company.
1993 - editor at Warner Books/Grand Central Publishing.
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