Agent Kate Lee on Microblogging Books


By Jason Boog Comment

catswho2.jpgICM agent Kate Lee is scouting sites like Twitter for book deals, and today revealed some insight into her process.

During to a recent Daily Beast piece about “Twitterature,” the blog-friendly agent talked about why she landed a deal for the microblog site, Pets Who Want to Kill Themselves–a deal GalleyCat covered last month.

Lee explained what attracted her to the pithy posts about pets: “There was something human and universal behind how we all treat our pets … From the more practical perspective, these pet books sell like mad.”