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 smart book club fiction, women’s fiction, commercial fiction, literary thrillers, non fiction, and select 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, Andrea Dunlop, Colin Mochrie, Jay Onrait, Julianna Scott, Danny Appleby, Jennifer Carlson, Paulette Lambert and more.
She has been faculty at numerous industry conferences around North America including SCBWI North San Francisco, Surrey International Writer’s Conference, Las Vegas Writer’s Conference, Ontario Writer’s Conference, CanWrite, Florida 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 three consecutive years. Read her ebook Getting Published in the 21st Century: Advice from a Literary Agent.