The Jennifer De Chiara Literary AgencyNew York * Chicago *Los Angeles
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Representing adult fiction, non-fiction, and children's books since 2001
JDLA Welcomes Tori Sharp!
Formerly an assistant with The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency, Tori has also worked as a freelance illustrator. Her debut middle-grade graphic memoir, JUST PRETEND, is forthcoming from Little, Brown in spring 2021. Tori holds a BFA in Sequential Art from SCAD. Find more about Tori, her interests, and her submission guidelines here. Welcome!
MERMAID TALES on O-The Oprah Magazine List!
Congratulations to Debbie Dadey! O-The Oprah Magazine selected her chapter books series MERMAID TALES as one of the 21 Best Books About Mermaids.
Noonan wins RWA Rosemary Award!
Congratulations to client Caroline Noonan, whose manuscript ECLIPSED took first place in the contemporary category of RWA's 2020 Rosemary Contest for Excellence in YA Fiction!
JDLA Welcomes Amy Giuffrida!
Formerly a literary agent apprentice at Corvisiero Literary Agency and a literary assistant at Holloway Literary Agency, Amy is also the author of THE BLEEDING HEART. Find more about Amy, her interests, and her submission guidelines here. Welcome!
JDLA Welcomes Tara Gilbert!
Formerly an associate agent at Corvisiero Literary Agency, Tara has been in the publishing industry since 2017, which included an internship at Entangled Publishing. Find more about Tara, her interests, and her submission guidelines here. Welcome!
Congrats Dr. Kathy Sullivan - Another First For Women!
Astronaut Dr. Kathy Sullivan, the first U.S. woman to walk in space, has just become the first woman to reach the deepest spot in the ocean! Her achievement was covered in The New York Times. Dr. Sullivan and Carmella Van Vleet co-authored the picture book TO THE STARS! about her historic space walk.