Liza Dawson

Liza Dawson

Liza established Liza Dawson Associates following a successful 20-year career in book publishing, including posts as executive editor of Putnam Publishing and executive editor at William Morrow. She received her B.A. in history from Duke University and is a graduate of the Radcliffe Publishing Procedures course.

Liza is on the board of the AAR (the Association of Author’s Representatives). She belongs to the Author’s Guild, the Mystery Writers of America, International Thriller Writers Inc and The Women’s Media Group.

Caitlin Blasdell

Caitlin Blasdell

Caitlin Blasdell has been a literary agent with Liza Dawson Associates since 2002 with a list split evenly between adult and children’s books. Before becoming an agent, she was a senior editor at HarperCollins Publishers. A graduate of Williams College, she lives in Westchester with her husband and four sons.

Havis Dawson

Havis Dawson

Havis Dawson is the agency’s CFO and foreign-rights manager.

Havis works closely with a network of fifteen high-profile co-agents around the globe to sell translation rights for LDA titles in every language.

An Alabama native, Havis moved to New York after his graduation from Duke University. For twenty years, he was an award-winning editor of business-trade magazines, including a top win for tracing the decline and fall of Detroit’s Stroh Brewing Company.

Hannah Bowman

Hannah Bowman

Hannah Bowman joined Liza Dawson Associates as an agent in 2011. She graduated from Cornell University in 2009, earning a B.A. in English and mathematics. While a student, she spent four summers working in particle physics at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. She is also an organist. She lives in Los Angeles.

Monica Odom

Monica Odom

Monica Odom is an agent at Liza Dawson Associates, where she represents a variety of nonfiction by authors, as well as literary and upmarket fiction, and illustrators. Monica earned her Masters in Publishing: Digital & Print Media from New York University in 2014, and has a B.A. in English from Montclair State University. She was also schooled in bookselling and event coordinating at her local indie, Watchung Booksellers. She loves to see a personal project turn into something original and surprising, and is committed to the expansion of diversity and inclusivity in the publishing industry.

Her clients include:

-New York Times Bestselling author/illustrator Rachel Ignotofsky (Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World; Women in Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win; Ecosystems of the World, Ten Speed Press)
-Morgan Jerkins (This Will Be My Undoing, Harper Perennial)
-Siobhan Gallagher (In a Daze Work: A Pick-Your-Path Journey Through the Daily Grind, TarcherPerigee)
-Carol Rossetti (Women: Body-Positive Art to Inspire and Empower, Skyhorse)
-Camille Chew (Basic Witches illustrator; The Astrology of You and Me illustrator, Quirk)
-Sharee Miller (Princess Hair; Don’t Touch My Hair, Little Brown Children’s)
-Cristen Conger and Caroline Ervin (Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space, Ten Speed Press)
-Tyler Feder (Dancing at the Pity Party, Dial)
-Keiko Agena (No Mistakes, TarcherPerigee)

Caitie Flum

Caitie Flum

Caitie Flum joined Liza Dawson Associates in July 2014 as assistant and audio rights manager. She graduated from Hofstra University in 2009 with a B.A. in English with a concentration in publishing studies. She interned at Hachette Book Group and Writers House. She was an editorial assistant then coordinator for Bookspan, where she worked on several clubs including the Book-of-the-Month Club, The Good Cook, and the Children’s Book-of-the-Month Club.

Joanne Fallert

Joanne Fallert

Joanne Fallert is the agency’s contracts and payments manager. A graduate of the University of Scranton in Communications and English, Joanne moved into her role at LDA after a decade’s experience at Simon & Schuster and HarperCollins in subsidiary rights, contracts and permissions. She left that role to raise her children, and now she is thrilled to be back working in the industry she loves.

Joanne can be contacted at JFallert@LizaDawson.com.

International Partners

International Partners

Our most active partners include:

Akcali Copyright Agency
akcalicopyright.com
Atilla Izgi Turgut
Turkey

Alexander Korzhenevski Agency
Alexander Korzhenevski
Russia

Danny Hong Agency
http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/cooldanny24/
Danny Hong
Korea

David Higham Associates
davidhigham.co.uk
Laura West
UK

Deborah Harris Agency
thedeborahharrisagency.com
Geula Geurts
Israel

Eliane Benisti Agency
agenceelianebenisti.com
Eliane Benisti, Noémie Rollet
France

Graal Literary Agency
graal.com.pl
Lukasz Wrobel
Albania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia

Grayhawk Agency
publishersmarketplace.com/members/Grayhawk/
Gray Tan
China, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

International Editors’ Co.
Flavia Sala, Cristina Puchio
Brazil

Kristin Olson Literary Agency
litag.cz/index_en.php
Kristin Olson
Czech Republic (Czech and Slovak languages)

Lennart Sane Agency
lennartsaneagency.com
Philip Sane
Netherlands and Scandinavia

Piergiorgio Nicollazzini Agency
pnla.it
Maura Solinas
Italy

Thomas Schlück GmbH
schlueckagent.com
Bastian Schlück
Germany

Tuttle-Mori Agency
tuttlemori.com/index_e.html
Misa Morikawa (fiction)
Manami Tamaoki (non-fiction)
Japan