The Strothman Agency seeks out scholars, journalists, and other acknowledged and emerging experts in their fields. We specialize in
- nature and the environment
- current affairs
- narrative non-fiction
- arts and culture
- young adult fiction and non-fiction
- middle grade fiction and non-fiction
We are not signing up projects in romance, science fiction, picture books, or poetry.
Please do not send entire manuscripts unless requested. We do not accept or respond to queries via fax or telephone.
The Strothman Agency does not charge a reading fee, and every submission is read and considered. Due to the volume of submissions we receive, please allow three to four weeks for a response.
We accept queries via email to this address only: email@example.com .
On January 1st, 2011 The Strothman Agency will begin only accepting electronic submissions. Physical query letters will be recycled or returned unopened.
Please include the following items to ensure a successful submission:
A query letter outlining your qualifications and experience.
A synopsis of your work.
The genre and word count of your manuscript.
For fiction, two to ten pages of your manuscript. If emailing us, please include this within the body of your email.
For email queries…
Send email queries to firstname.lastname@example.org only.
Do not send attachments. All attachments will be deleted unread. All emails received will be responded to with an auto-reply. If we have not replied to your query within six weeks, we do not feel that it is right for us.
The Strothman Agency is a member of the Association of Authors’ Representatives and the Authors Guild.