Carrie Pestritto


Literary agent and audio rights director at @LDLiterary ! Avid home decorator. Always promising friends to go with them to Pilates. Never do.

Queens, NY

Laura Dail Literary Agency

Carrie Pestritto @literarycarrie · 6d

Just finished the first season of @theAlienistTNT would kill for a PoC comp manuscript! #mswl

Carrie Pestritto @literarycarrie · Jan 13

I'm building out the adult side of my list in 2020, so if you have an exciting, fresh #romance, #WomensFiction, #cozymystery, #thriller, #suspense, or narrative #nonfiction project, PLEASE SEND IT TO ME!!! #mswl

Carrie Pestritto @literarycarrie · 3 Oct 2019

Feeling those early Halloween vibes and realizing how much I would LOVE to see something reminiscent of WIDE SARGASSO SEA but from Tituba's POV during the Salem witch trials #mswl

Carrie Pestritto @literarycarrie · 25 Apr 2019

Something MG or YA with an immersive New Orleans setting #mswl

Carrie Pestritto @literarycarrie · 6 Mar 2019

jessicabluewriter @jessicabluewri1

@literarycarrie supernatural. But this makes me wonder. Thank you!

Replying to @jessicabluewri1

Like @sabrinanetflix supernatural? Or my client @AlanaDelacroix supernatural? I’m down for mss like that, but not so much, say, books like NEVERWHERE. Hope that helps! #mswl

Carrie Pestritto @literarycarrie · 12 May 2018

Ooo something that takes place on a 1940s movie set #mswl

Carrie Pestritto @literarycarrie · 2 May 2018

Just watched the latest @NBCTimeless and noooow I want a book about Grace Humiston aka Mrs Sherlock Holmes #mswl

Carrie Pestritto @literarycarrie · 18 Apr 2018

Super hungry for new romance authors to add to my list!!! #mswl

Carrie Pestritto @literarycarrie · 17 Apr 2018

A YA that deals with colorism in some way #mswl

Carrie Pestritto @literarycarrie · 20 Mar 2018

Ohhhh you know what I want? A Great British Bake off romance!!! #mswl πŸ’–πŸ°πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ³

Carrie Pestritto @literarycarrie · 14 Mar 2018

I'm on the lookout for great millennial romance and women's fiction--if you have stories about young graduates figuring out life, with diverse characters, or involving technology, send it to me!! #mswl

Carrie Pestritto @literarycarrie · 22 Feb 2018

Does anyone have a book that can comp The Frankenstein Chronicles??? #mswl

Carrie Pestritto @literarycarrie · 21 Jan 2018

I want to represent a food historian! #mswl 🍰πŸ₯§πŸ₯–πŸ²

Carrie Pestritto @literarycarrie · 7 Jan 2018

@TheStrainFX as a YA series #mswl ...I thinking I’m just vibing on disaster-in-NY stories πŸ§›β€β™‚οΈ

Carrie Pestritto @literarycarrie · 7 Jan 2018

The Day After Tomorrow as a YA or adult thriller series #mswl ❄️