Sarah has been an agent with Levine Greenberg Rostan since 2016. She represents high-concept literary novels, unique psychological suspense, big-hearted and surprising family dramas, historical fiction telling unfamiliar stories, and underrepresented and diverse voices.
She reads most types of literary and upmarket commercial fiction, especially works that show powerful imagination, revelatory character arcs, compulsive plotting and unpredictable points of view illustrating important themes. Emotional, inventive stories told through nuances of motherhood, human connection or feminist issues, novels with light speculative elements, and darker narratives that build can’t-look-away tension tend to be her favorites, particularly those set in wild, unexpected places. She loves anything that highlights nature or the environment in some fashion, especially in extremes. Sarah does not typically represent genre fiction.
Hailing from North Carolina, Sarah graduated from UNC Chapel Hill with a double major in Psychology and English. She spent her first three years in New York City teaching 11th grade English in the Bronx. She began her publishing career in 2012 as an Editorial Assistant at Crown and Hogarth.
It’s impossible to list all, but a few of her favorite authors are Shirley Jackson, Gabriel García Márquez, Victor Hugo, Emily St. John Mandel, Erin Morgenstern, Haruki Murakami, Sarah Waters, and Madeleine L’Engle. Some favorite recent reads from her spare time have been BLACK CAKE, THE MIDNIGHT LIBRARY, LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND, and THE NEED.