Sarah Smith

Sarah joined David Black Agency in 2012 after beginning her career in book publishing at Trident Media Group. She grew up in Georgia and attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she graduated with highest honors in English and Creative Writing.  After college, she spent some time working and living in Argentina. Her interests, personal and professional, include cooking and eating great food, listening to and playing music, running across bridges, attempting to grow plants on her fire escape and reading good books by great writers. For three years, Sarah curated the weekly True Story: Nonfiction at KGB reading series at KGB Bar in the East Village. Her nonfiction tastes lean toward memoir, biography, food and music writing, narrative history, and social studies, while her fiction tastes lean toward the literary. She lives in Brooklyn. Sarah is currently accepting unsolicited queries sent to her by email only. She regrets that due to the volume of submissions received, she will respond to your query only if she is interested in seeing more material, usually within 2-3 weeks. If you are interested in querying Sarah, please send her your query letter and the first three chapters of your manuscript pasted into the body of the email.