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. Among them are Stephen Coonts, Eleanor Clift, Thomas Oliphant, Henry Allen, Curtis Wilkie, Aaron Miller, Harrison Scott Key, Daniel De Visé, Jonathan Green, Gilbert Grosvenor, Jim McCloskey, Charlie Engle, Scott Wallace, Nina Burleigh, Thomas Fleming, John Sexton, Jay Rubenstein, Steve Kemper, Nora Pouillon, Trita Parsi, Mark Geragos, Peter Cozzens, Meg Noonan and Elizabeth Pryor.
Deborah is interested in narrative nonfiction in the categories of history, biography, politics, current and foreign affairs, memoir, food, health, science, the environment and travel. For fiction, she is simply interested in great storytelling, especially in an historical context.
Deborah is the recipient of the TWIN award (Tribute to Women in Industry), 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: www.webdelsol.com/Algonkian/interview-dgrosvenor.htm
Read an interview with Deborah in Writer’s Digest: www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents/agent-advice-deborah-grosvenor-of-grosvenor-literary-agency