Catherine Cho joined Curtis Brown in 2015. Originally from the US, her background is in law and public affairs. She lived in Hong Kong for several years and worked in the lobbying world in Washington DC before joining Folio Literary Management in New York. At Curtis Brown, she assists Jonny Geller and is also building her own list in fiction and non-fiction.
In terms of her list, she is looking for reading group and cross-genre fiction that appeals to both US and UK readers. She particularly enjoys speculative fiction, magical realism, and science fiction and fantasy. Some of her favourite authors are Margaret Atwood, Chimamanda Adichie, Karen Russell, Elizabeth Strout, and Robin Hobb.