Get to Know an Agent in Attendance: Kimiko Nakamura of Dee Mura Literary

Screen Shot 2017-03-13 at 4.26.24 PM.pngKimiko Nakamura is a literary agent with Dee Mura Literary.

A graduate of Skidmore College and Boston University’s Book Publishing Program, Kimiko worked within Shambhala Publications and Harvard Common Press before becoming a literary agent. She partners with aspiring and published authors alike, enjoys well-worn library books, and is always up for a game of Scrabble.

Kimiko represents fiction (both YA and adult) within the genres of contemporary, literary, historical, and women’s fiction. She loves projects that reimagine what’s possible, characters with something (or nothing) to lose, unique viewpoints, trailblazing heroines, and anything with elements of magical realism.

For nonfiction she represents cookbooks and memoirs. On her bookshelf and in her inbox, she looks for cookbooks she can read like the Sunday morning paper and daring memoirs of people making their mark on the world.    

 

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