Lucinda Karter

Lucinda Karter

Agent | Jennifer Lyons Literary Agency

Lucinda Karter has spent more than twenty-five years in publishing, working for the Georges Borchardt Literary Agency, Doubleday, HarperCollins, and W.W. Norton, among others. Most recently, she served for fifteen years as director of the French Publishers’ Agency, where she agented works such as Irène Némirovsky’s Suite Française, Kamel Daoud’s The Meursault Investigation, and other bestsellers to worldwide English-language publishers. She has translated fiction, memoir, and children’s literature from French to English and served as a juror for the annual Prix Anaïs Nin in Paris. In 2002, she was named Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture. Her interests as an agent include a range of fiction—adult, young adult, and children’s; history, biography, memoir, and food; finance and economics; and novelty books. Queries and submissions for Lucinda Karter should go to lucinda@jenniferlyonsliteraryagency.com.