Robin Straus Agency, Inc. represents high quality adult fiction and non-fiction including literary and commercial fiction, narrative non-fiction, women's fiction, memoirs, history, biographies, books on psychology, popular culture and current affairs, science, parenting, and cookbooks. We do not represent juvenile, young adult, horror, romance, westerns, poetry or screenplays.

Please read our submission guidelines carefully before sending your query.

**PLEASE NOTE** As of July, 2017 we are no longer accepting submissions via mail. Physical submissions will not be reviewed.

Emailed submissions may be sent to us according to the following instructions:

We are a small agency and it is rare that we take on new clients. However, if you would like to make a submission, please email us your query letter with contact information, an autobiographical summary, a brief synopsis or description of your book project, submission history, and information on competition. If you wish, you may also include the opening chapter of your manuscript. 

Be advised that we do not download manuscripts from unfamiliar senders.

All materials must be included in the body of the email, addressed to Please let us know if you are showing the manuscript to other agents simultaneously.

Please do not submit to Robin Straus and Katelyn Hales simultaneously. If the first agent you submit to should pass on your project, please do not resubmit to another agent here.

Do keep in mind that we are a small agency with a large volume of unsolicited submissions. We ask that you be patient with us, and while we do our best to reply to all queries, you can assume that if you haven't heard from us after six weeks, we are not interested.