Deborah Grosvenor, Principal
Deborah Grosvenor has more than 25 years’ experience in the book publishing business as an agent and editor. During her career, she has edited or represented several hundred nonfiction books. As an editor, she acquired Tom Clancy’s first novel, The Hunt for Red October. Her distinguished client list includes nationally prominent writers, New York Times bestselling authors, and prize-winning historians and journalists.
Grosvenor is interested in narrative nonfiction in the categories of history, biography, politics, current and foreign affairs, memoir, food, health, adventure, the environment and travel. She is particularly interested in academic writers that are ready to move over to a more popular writing. For fiction, she is simply interested in great storytelling, especially in an historical context.
Grosvenor is the recipient of the TWIN award (Tribute to Women in Industry), an award given by the YWCA and industry to “outstanding women who have made significant contributions to their companies in managerial and executive positions.”
Read an interview with Deborah as she talks about discovering Tom Clancy and other writers at: http://webdelsol.com/Algonkian/interview-dgrosvenor.html
Meera Thillainatesan, Agent
Meera Thillainatesan comes from a background in academia and loves narrative nonfiction written by primary researchers for popular audiences. More specifically, she’s looking for books on science and nature (such as Owls of the Eastern Ice; and The End of Everything: Astrophysically Speaking), business, lifestyle and tech (such as We Are Bellingcat: Global Crime, Online Sleuths, and the Bold Future of News; and Ballad of the Bullet: Gangs, Drill Music, and the Power of Online Infamy); and food (such as Xi’an Famous Foods: The Cuisine of Western China, from New York’s Favorite Noodle Shop).