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    Carolyn Savarese joined Kneerim & Williams as an Affiliated Agent in June 2017 after 18 years at The Perseus Book Group, where she was Group Vice President for Global Licensing, International Sales and Marketing, Contracts and Legal Affairs. After beginning her career at Mondadori, she worked for the international literary scout Maria Campbell, then sold foriegn and domestic rights at HarperCollins, Basic Books, Pearson, and PublicAffairs. She has earned a reputation as a skilled negotiator on behalf of authors including Elizabeth Warren, George Soros, Samantha Power, Niall Ferguson, Sherry Turkle, Steven Pinker, Henry Louis Gates, Christopher Hitchens, Richard Feynman, Zbigniew and Mika Brzezinski, and Rick Steves. With deep knowledge of the publishing process, both domestic and international, electronic and print, and with contacts throughout the industry, Carolyn is a fierce and strategic advocate for clients. She's looking for writers who can tell a great story on subjects that matter, whether personal or political, historical or scientific, cultural or culinary. She is also keen to develop branded content in health, food, arts, culture, lifestyle and design.

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