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Dorian Karchmar 1

An agent with WME Books (William Morris Endeavor) (see other agents at this agency).

About

Dorian has been a Partner-agent at WME since 2005, focusing on literary and crossover fiction, and narrative nonfiction. She seeks material that feels both highly relevant and timeless, executed with a distinctive voice, structural mastery, and emotional depth. She collaborates closely with writers to build enduring careers. Some of the writers with whom she works are: Amor Towles; Tressie McMillan Cottom; the late Paul Kalanithi; Daniel James Brown; Beth Macy; Heather McGhee; and Jacqueline Woodson. Raised by refugee parents in New York City, Dorian holds an MFA in Creative Nonfiction writing from the University of Iowa, and lives in upper Manhattan with her husband and two teenagers.

Country

United States

Fiction Open

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Genres:
General General
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
Novel Novel
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalSimultaneous
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Nonfiction Open

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
Book Book
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalSimultaneous
OK No OK
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

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Dates

Last Updated: 14 Jan 2024
Last Audited: 09 Jan 2024 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 14 Jul 2023

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