Laura Peterson

Curtis Brown, Ltd.

Laura Blake Peterson began her career in publishing at Curtis Brown as a summer intern. She is a graduate of Vassar College and has been with Curtis Brown since 1986, representing a wide range of fiction, non-fiction and books for children. Her client list reflects a wide range of interests – including memoir and biography, natural history, literary fiction, mystery, suspense, women’s fiction, health and fitness, children’s and young adult, and popular culture. She lives in New Jersey.

Curtis Brown, Ltd., 228 East 45th Street, 3rd Floor

New York, NY, 10017

Submissions Open

Subject Focus

Fiction: Debut
Fiction: Mystery/Crime
Fiction: Thriller
Fiction: Women’s/Romance
Fiction: General/Other Fiction
Fiction: Literary
NF: Biography
NF: Business/Investing/Finance
NF: History/Politics/Current Affairs
NF: Memoir
NF: Narrative
NF: Religion/Spirituality
NF: Science
NF: True Crime
NF: General/Other Non-Fiction
Children’s: Middle Grade Non-Fiction
Children’s: Picture Book
Children’s: Young Adult Fiction
Children’s: Young Adult Non-Fiction
Children’s: General



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Submission Requirements

How to successfully present your work

To submit an online query to Laura, email her directly at, and attach the first 50 pages of your project for her review. Please include “lbpquery” in the subject line of your email. All queries are read within 3-4 weeks of receipt, and due to the volume of queries she receives, you will hear a response ONLY if she is interested in your material.