Kate Lee

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Agent, International Creative Management

Kate Lee is a literary agent at International Creative Management, where she represents a range of fantastic authors who write engaging and fresh nonfiction — entrepreneurial, journalistic, memoir, and everything in between — new commercial and literary voices in fiction, pop culture and young adult.  Her clients include novelists Charles Finch, Diana Spechler, Bernardine Evaristo, Paula Froelich, Michelle Haimoff, Neil Cross (creator of BBC’s LUTHER) and New Yorker writer Cristina Henriquez; biographers Howard Sounes and Paula Uruburu; business writers Jeffrey Rothfeder, Gilt Groupe founders Alexis Maybank and Alexandra Wilkis-Wilson, and NYU professor and Fast Company contributor Adam Penenberg; memoirist and screenwriter David Matthews, and American Splendor and New York Times bestselling graphic artist Josh Neufeld.  She represents major web properties like Apartment Therapy (founded by Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan), TreeHugger.com (founded by Graham Hill), RecordSetter.com, and the New York Times bestselling Six-Word Memoir series (founded by SMITH Magazine’s Larry Smith); as well as prominent bloggers Jeff Jarvis, Instapundit’s Glenn Reynolds and anthropologist and consultant Grant McCracken. She also represents journalists Brian Stelter and Kevin Roose, both at the New York Times; Elizabeth Spiers (Gawker founding editor and now Editor-in-Chief of the New York Observer); Doree Shafrir, Katherine Rosman of the Wall Street Journal, NPR’s Caitlin Shetterly; and Reason Magazine Publisher Nick Gillespie and Editor-in-Chief Matt Welch. On the children’s side, she represents Anna Carey, Tina Wells, Lesley M. M. Blume (also a writer of style books for adults), Jordanna Fraiberg, Tom Dolby, young adult and middle grade author Robin Palmer, and newly minted picture book author Taye Diggs.