New Agency Alert: Straus Literary Agency

Reminder: Newer agencies are golden opportunities for new writers because they’re likely building their client list; however, always make sure your work is as perfect as it can be before submitting, and only query agencies that are a great fit for your work. Otherwise, you’re just wasting time and postage.

 

Straus Literary Agency

319 Lafayette St., #220  New York, NY 10012. (646)843-9950. Fax: (646)390-3320. E-mail: jonah@strausliterary.com. Contact: Jonah Straus. See the agency website. New agency actively seeking clients. Prior to becoming an agent, Jonah spent 13 years in editorial, sales and marketing for publishing and book distributers in New York and San Francisco. Established: 2003. Currently handles: 50% Fiction, 50% Nonfiction.

Nonfiction areas of interest: biography, history, mind/body/spirit, travel, lifestyle, memoir, cookbooks, multicultural, current events, politics, humor.

Fiction areas of interest: general fiction, historical fiction, literary fiction, multicultural fiction, mystery.

How to Contact: E-mail query with synopsis, author bio and two sample chapters as attachment.

Recent sales: Above Top Secret: Uncover the Mysteries of the Digital Age by Jim Marrs (The Disinformation Company); Depression, War and Cold War: Studies in Political Economy by Robert Higgs (Oxford University Press, USA).

Note: This agency is not be confused with Robin Straus Literary, Inc.

 

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3 thoughts on “New Agency Alert: Straus Literary Agency

  1. Chuck

    Not sure I understand, Rebecca. Just create a new Word file and paste the first two chapters only in there. Save the file and attach it to an e-mail.

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