Laura Yorke Literary Agent was an agent at the Carol Mann Agency. She is no longer taking submissions. Book Agent Laura Yorke was a veteran editor and has worked with many prominent, bestselling authors. She worked at Simon & Schuster for over two decades as an editor of three imprints. From there, she moved to Putnam. She co-founded Golden Books Adult trade division, focusing on parenting and psychology books. After that, she was editor-at-large of Regan Books/HarperCollins. Laura Yorke served as a contributing editor to Reader’s Digest and co-authored Why Motor Skills Matter (McGraw-Hill), a book for parents on the relationship between motor development and sensory integration. She graduated magna cum laude from Duke University.
Laura Yorke Literary Agent published many prominent and bestselling authors, including: Marilou Henner, Tracy Thompson, Mary Tyler Moore, Maria Shriver, Jodi Picoult, Sylvia Earle, Barry Paris, Carol Felsenthal, and Michael Weiner-Davis. Some of the authors she represented or has been a freelance editor for, include: Ping Fu, Obama adviser, world-renowned tech superstar, founder of Geomagic Inc. and CSO of 3D Systems Inc.; Jimmy Soni, managing editor of the Huffington Post; George Vaillant M.D., eminent Harvard psychiatrist and bestselling author; consumer rights activist, Erin Brockovich; Henry S. Lodge M.D. and Chris Crowley, bestselling authors of the Younger Next Year books which have sold almost 2 million copies in the U.S. as well as in 22 languages; Jane Alexander, former NEA Director and Emmy and Tony award winning actress; Aneesh Chopra, first CTO of the United States; Willow Bay, broadcast news reporter and Associate Dean of Journalism at USC; and Judy Estrin, Obama adviser andformer Cisco CTO; Oz Garcia celebrity nutritionist; and many others.
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