Steve Laube, a literary agent and president of The Steve Laube Agency, has been in the book industry for nearly 40 years, first as a bookstore manager and book buyer for a national chain. (His store was named National Store of the Year by the Christian Booksellers Association (CBA) in 1989.)
He spent over a decade with Bethany House Publishers rising to the position of an Editorial Director. In 2002 he was named the Editor of the Year by the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association. He edited over 150 books, wrote one, and produced numerous articles.
In 2003 he began his work as an agent with a leading New York Literary Agency. After more than a year of experience he launched his own agency which focuses specifically on the CBA (Christian) market. In 2009 he was named The Agent of the Year by the American Christian Fiction Writers organization. He was also inducted into the Academic Hall of Fame by Grand Canyon University's College of Theology.
He is a popular teacher and has taught at over 100 writer’s conferences in more than 55 cities. His office is in Phoenix, Arizona.
He is also the author of THE CHRISTIAN WRITERS MARKET GUIDE, an annual publication.
Visit the agency's blog at www.stevelaube.com/blog.