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Joy Harris

After teaching emotionally handicapped children for six years, in 1981 Joy Harris left the New York City public school system to work with Robert Lantz as a literary agent.  In 1990 Ms. Harris established her own agency.  She works primarily with literary fiction, strongly-written commercial fiction, narrative nonfiction across a broad range of topics, memoir and biography, but what she looks for in all her projects is a clear, original voice, an engaging point of view, and strong characters. Her interest is in working directly with writers to help guide their careers, negotiate on their behalf, and protect their work. She takes great pleasure in finding new literary voices, and over the course of her career has had the joy of representing many bestselling authors from the time of their first published work. 








Kachemak Bay Campus - Kenai Peninsula College/UAA
533 E. Pioneer Ave.
Homer AK 99603