Katherine Fausset is an agent with Curtis Brown, Ltd. She represents authors of literary and commercial fiction, memoir, narrative nonfiction and other select non-fiction, including multiple award-winning and national bestselling authors. Recent and notable books by her clients include Lucia Berlin’s stories A Manual for Cleaning Women, Emily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven, YA author Cynthia Hand’s My Lady Jane, novelist Benjamin Percy’s book on the craft of writing Thrill Me, Lisa Brackmann’s thriller The Go-Between, journalist Ioan Grillo’s Gangster Warlords, the prequel to Cara Black’s Parisian mystery series Murder on the Quai, and Kelly Luce’s debut literary novel Pull Me Under. Katherine received her B.A. in English and American Literature and Language from Harvard University, and back when she was a 20-something, she co-authored The Cooking Club Cookbooks. A longtime resident of New York City, she has recently relocated to her hometown of New Orleans. She is drawn to books set in foreign countries, plots involving knotty family dynamics, lyrical prose, the dark, the strange, and the humorous. She also pays close attention to query letters which include compelling comparative titles. For submission information, please see her agent page at www.cbltd.com.

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