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Henry Dunow, Jennifer Carlson, and Betsy Lerner formed Dunow, Carlson & Lerner Literary Agency in 2005. The agency represents literary and commercial fiction, a wide range of nonfiction, and children's literature for all ages. The agency works with established networks of co-agents to represent translation rights in all foreign territories in addition to film, television, and audio rights.




Cate Marvin

Suzanne Matson

Abi Maxwell

Matthew McBride

Jill McCorkle

Elizabeth McCracken

Patrick McDonnell

Sean McGinty

Jon McGoran

Will McGrath

Adam McOmber

Bob Mehr

Susan Scarf Merrell

Deborah Meyler

Jenny Milchman

Barnabas Miller

Daphne Miller

Paul Miller

William Lee Miller Estate

Denise Mina

Joseph Mitchell Estate

T. T. Monday

Gregory Mone

Amanda Montell

Carrie Morey

Amelia Morris

Bradford Morrow

Brian Morton

Layne Mosler

Sarah Moss

Debbie Nathan

Ed Nawotka

Greg Neri

Robert Neuwith

Alana Newhouse

Jay Baron Nicorvo

Scott O'Connor

Scott O'Dell Estate

Aline Ohanesian

Elizabeth Oness

David Orr

Chad Orzel, Ph.D.

Tom Paine

Richard Panek

Michel Paradis

Debra Pascali-Bonaro

Rachel Pastan

Justin Peacock

Jamie Pearlberg

Catherine Pelonero

Tony Perrottet

Max Phillips

Melissa Holbrook Pierson

Nic Pizzolatto

Aimee Pokwatka

Daria Polichetti

Richard Polt

Maggie Pouncey

Jessica Powers

Caroline Preston

Cherie Priest

Susan Puckett

D. M. Pulley

Joan Quigley

Mark Rader

Susanna Reich

Nelly Reifler

James Renner

Paul Reyes

Robert Riesman

M. L. Rio

Nicholas Rinaldi

Marisa Robinson-Textor

Stuart Rojstaczer

Annie Rogers, Ph.D.

Jane Roper

Tricia Romano

Alex Rose

Marissa A. Ross

Rebecca Rotert

Shannan Rouss

Katherine Rowland

Lena Roy



UK: David Higham Associates or Abner Stein

Europe, South America, Russia, Eastern Europe: Andrew Nurnberg Associates

Greece: JLM Literary Agency

Japan: Tuttle-Mori

Korea: Eric Yang Agency

Israel: The Deborah Harris Agency

Turkey: Akcali Copyright Agency 

China & Taiwan: Grayhawk Agency



Query letters preferred via email (mail@dclagency.com). Below your query letter, please paste the first ten pages of your manuscript. Please do not send attachments. Due to the volume of inquiries the agency receives, we are unable to respond to all emailed queries. We apologize in advance for this inconvenience .

Query letters are also welcome by mail to the address below. Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope. Should you like your materials returned, please include adequate postage.

Dunow, Carlson & Lerner Literary Agency
27 W. 20th St., Suite 1107
New York, NY 10011