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Lorenzo Carcaterra

#1 New York Times bestselling author Lorenzo Carcaterra’s highly successful career spans more than twenty years of writing for the diverse fields of fiction, non-fiction, television, and film. Born and raised in New York’s Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood, Carcaterra landed his first job in the newspaper business as a copy boy for The New York Daily News in 1976. He worked his way up to entertainment reporter before leaving the paper in 1982, heading for the green pastures of then-Time Inc. and TV-Cable Week, as senior writer. Nine months later, the magazine folded, leaving him...

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Lee Child

#1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child was born in 1954 in Coventry, England, but spent his formative years in the nearby city of Birmingham. By coincidence he won a scholarship to the same high school that JRR Tolkien had attended. He went to law school in Sheffield, England, and after part-time work in the theater he joined Granada Television in Manchester for what turned out to be an eighteen-year career as a presentation director during British TV’s “golden age.” During his tenure his company made Brideshead Revisited, The Jewel in the Crown, Prime Suspect, and Cracker. But he...

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Ann Hood

Ann Hood is the author of the bestselling novels The Knitting Circle, The Obituary Writer, and The Red Thread. Her memoir, Comfort: A Journey Through Grief, was named one of top ten non-fiction books of 2008 by Entertainment Weekly and was a New York Times Editors Choice. She has won two Pushcart Prizes, two Best American Food Writing Awards, and a Best American Travel Writing and Best American Spiritual Writing Award. Hood has edited the bestselling anthologies Knitting Yarns and Knitting Pearls: Writers Writing About Knitting and the anthology Providence Noir, which is part of Akashic...

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Téa Obreht

Téa Obreht, National Book Award finalist and winner of the Orange Prize for her debut novel THE TIGER’S WIFE, was born in 1985 in the former Yugoslavia, and spent her childhood in Cyprus and Egypt before eventually immigrating to the United States in 1997. Her writing has been published in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Harper’s, Zoetrope: All-Story, The New York Times, and The Guardian, and has been anthologized in The Best American Short Stories and The Best American Non-Required Reading. She has been named by The New Yorker as one of the twenty best American fiction writers under...

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Erin Harris

Erin Harris is a literary agent at Folio Literary Management who represents literary and upmarket fiction, narrative non-fiction, and YA. She represents: 2015 National Book Award Finalist Carla Power, New York Times Editor’s Choice novelist Daniel Levine, Rona Jaffe Award Fiction Winner Natalie Haney Tilghman, historical novelist Jennifer Laam, YA BEA Buzz Panel Author Marie Marquardt, and YA psychological suspense novelist Emiko Jean, among others. Erin enjoys working with both debut and established authors and is a graduate of the MFA program in Creative Writing at the New...

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Jeff Kleinman

Jeff is a literary agent, intellectual property attorney, and founding partner of Folio Literary Management, LLC, a literary agency in New York and Washington, D.C., which works with all of the major U.S. publishers (and, through subagents, with most international publishers). He’s a graduate of Case Western Reserve University (J.D.), the University of Chicago (M.A., Italian), and the University of Virginia (B.A. with High Distinction in English). As an agent, Jeff feels privileged to have the chance to learn an incredible variety of new subjects, meet an extraordinary range of people, and...

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