The Tobias Literary Agency is a full-service literary agency that represents both established and debut authors. We take pride in supporting not just our client's work, but their long-lasting careers. We are proud to be the home of best-selling and award-winning authors. We represent authors and illustrators and have made deals with both major independent publishers.
Our client roster includes award-winning authors, New York Times and USA Today best-selling authors, renowned scientists, historians, Emmy-nominated journalists, celebrities, and Pushcart nominees. We take pride in supporting not just our clients' work, but their long-lasting careers.
The Tobias Literary Agency actively pursues all subsidiary rights, including emerging technologies, and have procured film/TV options for many of our clients and have co-repped projects with the biggest entertainment agencies in the world, including CAA, ICM, UTA, Paradigm, and more.
We are members of the Horror Writers Association and the Association of Authors' Representatives and abide by their canon of ethics.
Renae grew up in the Midwest, went to school in the Northeast, and resides in the South. Now all she needs to do is further explore the West to round out her American tour.
She grew up reading poetry and fantasy like Shel Silverstein and Marjorie B. Kellogg. She loves a story that has a bit of mystery, moments of thrill, and a lot of heart.
Some of her favorite TV shows and movies include: Accepted, Easy A, Earth 2, How to Train Your Dragon, Gravity Falls, Altered Carbon Season 2, and True Detective Season 1.
Renae has a BA in Anthropology from Syracuse University, a JD from TMCLS, and a M.Ed. from Lipscomb University. She completed editorial internships with Pink Sand Press and Tessera Editorial before joining the Tobias Agency in the Fall of 2020.
Renae is a member of SCBWI.
She represents authors and illustrators.
Renae gravitates to stories that pull the reader into the world from the first paragraph with an intriguing concept, interesting character, or ironic situation. If you can pull off a hat trick, then "you had me at 'Hello'" ;)
In YA and Adult:
• Speculative fiction
• Magical realism
She is a best fit for stories that have a balance of heart, mystery, and adventure.
Illustrators and Graphic Novelists:
• All age groups