Katie Greenstreet

Literary Agent

Paper Literary

Dog mom, Duke fan, expat. Recovering lawyer turned agent @paperliterary

Katie Greenstreet
@ktgreenst
Literary Agent
Dog mom, Duke fan, expat. Recovering lawyer turned agent @paperliterary
38 MSWL

Perennial favorite themes: cons, hoaxes, fish out of water, outsiders becoming insiders, upstairs/downstairs themes, family dramas (esp those with a humorous element a la THE NEST or THE MOST FUN WE EVER HAD, though I wouldn't kick a heartbreaker like ASK AGAIN YES out of bed)

Katie Greenstreet
@ktgreenst
Literary Agent
Dog mom, Duke fan, expat. Recovering lawyer turned agent @paperliterary
38 MSWL

And finally: I'd love a timely upmarket thriller with a ripped from the headlines hook and killer characters. Think ANATOMY OF A SCANDAL or PEOPLE LIKE HER.

Katie Greenstreet
@ktgreenst
Literary Agent
Dog mom, Duke fan, expat. Recovering lawyer turned agent @paperliterary
38 MSWL

(Please note while I'd love a love story set in the past, particularly if it is of the epic, sweeping variety - I'm not the right agent for historical romance)

Katie Greenstreet
@ktgreenst
Literary Agent
Dog mom, Duke fan, expat. Recovering lawyer turned agent @paperliterary
38 MSWL

As for historical: I'm always on the lookout for previously untold stories and unheard perspectives, particularly those of forgotten/misunderstood women a la THE PARIS WIFE, WEYWARD, THE CHRISTIE AFFAIR.

Katie Greenstreet
@ktgreenst
Literary Agent
Dog mom, Duke fan, expat. Recovering lawyer turned agent @paperliterary
38 MSWL

Another gap: I'm missing a thriller that is super high-concept - have you written the next WRONG PLACE, WRONG TIME, END OF STORY, DO NO HARM? 🙋‍♀️I'm your girl.

Katie Greenstreet
@ktgreenst
Literary Agent
Dog mom, Duke fan, expat. Recovering lawyer turned agent @paperliterary
38 MSWL

I'll also never tire of literary suspense - especially that which pulls the curtain back on a new community or subculture, or, as above, has escapist elements. Last year's faves in this space: ALL THAT'S LEFT UNSAID, MORE THAN YOU'LL EVER KNOW and THE CARETAKERS.

Katie Greenstreet
@ktgreenst
Literary Agent
Dog mom, Duke fan, expat. Recovering lawyer turned agent @paperliterary
38 MSWL

I'm also manifesting something heist-y! Whether that's contemporary and hilarious like COUNTERFEIT or a historical masterpiece like THE HOUSEKEEPERS (coming this summer), I'm open to anything in this space.

Katie Greenstreet
@ktgreenst
Literary Agent
Dog mom, Duke fan, expat. Recovering lawyer turned agent @paperliterary
38 MSWL

...especially because one of the biggest gaps on my list is a destination thriller. I'm manifesting this for myself in 2023! Some that I loved in 2022 include: BREATHLESS, forthcoming debut THE DIVE, DEEP WATER, THE VILLA, and SUN DAMAGE.

Katie Greenstreet
@ktgreenst
Literary Agent
Dog mom, Duke fan, expat. Recovering lawyer turned agent @paperliterary
38 MSWL

To that end: did you love White Lotus? I LOVED White Lotus (both seasons...) so, if your book has ANY resemblance to everyone's favorite locked room mystery - rich people behaving badly, an escapist setting, dark AF humor, I want to see it...

Katie Greenstreet
@ktgreenst
Literary Agent
Dog mom, Duke fan, expat. Recovering lawyer turned agent @paperliterary
38 MSWL

My women's fiction list is a little full; I'll be focusing on suspense, thrillers, book club historical, and contemporary novels with an edge for the first half of 2023.

Katie Greenstreet
@ktgreenst
Literary Agent
Dog mom, Duke fan, expat. Recovering lawyer turned agent @paperliterary
38 MSWL

My 1st year @PaperLiterary was more exciting/fun/successful than I could have ever imagined, and I had high hopes! But I'm keen for 2023 to be even better. And so: my latest #MSWL! Authors, if any of this resonates (or you think we'd be a fit more generally): my inbox is open!🧵

Katie Greenstreet
@ktgreenst
Literary Agent
Dog mom, Duke fan, expat. Recovering lawyer turned agent @paperliterary
38 MSWL
Katie Greenstreet
@ktgreenst
Literary Agent
Dog mom, Duke fan, expat. Recovering lawyer turned agent @paperliterary
38 MSWL

Help me ignore the news! #amquerying writers, I'm on the hunt for some proper page turners across genres, but particularly fresh thrillers/suspense - it is spooky season after all... #MSWL

Katie Greenstreet
@ktgreenst
Literary Agent
Dog mom, Duke fan, expat. Recovering lawyer turned agent @paperliterary
38 MSWL
Katie Greenstreet
@ktgreenst
Literary Agent
Dog mom, Duke fan, expat. Recovering lawyer turned agent @paperliterary
38 MSWL

Katie Greenstreet @ktgreenst

The sun has arrived, and covid has finally come to the Deechstreet household. I'm in the mood for escapist suspense that will make me forget I'm stuck inside for the foreseeable... if you've written one, I'd love to read it! #MSWL

Mountains, beaches, islands, remote continental villages, fancy hotels, adventure holidays, darkly glamorous mansions, secluded retreats, river cruises, penthouse apartments in glittering cities... take me away, but make it murder-y! #MSWL

Katie Greenstreet
@ktgreenst
Literary Agent
Dog mom, Duke fan, expat. Recovering lawyer turned agent @paperliterary
38 MSWL

The sun has arrived, and covid has finally come to the Deechstreet household. I'm in the mood for escapist suspense that will make me forget I'm stuck inside for the foreseeable... if you've written one, I'd love to read it! #MSWL