Carly Watters is a VP and senior literary agent with the P.S. Literary Agency. She is a hands-on agent that develops proposals and manuscripts with attention to detail and the relevant markets. PSLA’s mission is to manage authors’ literary brands for their entire career.
Never without a book on hand she reads across categories which is reflected in the genres she represents and is actively seeking new authors in including women’s fiction, commercial fiction, literary thrillers, upmarket non fiction, and all genres of YA. Carly is drawn to emotional, well-paced narratives, with a great voice and characters that readers can get invested in.
Bestselling and debut clients include Taylor Jenkins Reid, Karen Katchur, Rebecca Phillips, Colin Mochrie, Jay Onrait, Julianna Scott, Danny Appleby, Paulette Lambert and more.
She has been faculty at over 10 industry conferences around North America including SCBWI, Surrey International Writer’s Conference, Las Vegas Writer’s Conference, Ontario Writer’s Conference, and Oklahoma Writer’s Conference.
Her blog has been named one of 101 Best Websites for Writers by Writer’s Digest magazine for 2013 & 2014. Read her ebook Getting Published in the 21st Century: Advice from a Literary Agent.