Soumeya Bendimerad Roberts

Soumeya Bendimerad Roberts joined Writers House in 2015 and represents a diverse list of non-fiction, memoir, literary fiction, upmarket/book club fiction, and select realistic young-adult and middle-grade. Prior to joining Writers House, she was Director of Foreign Rights at the Susan Golomb Literary Agency, handling translation rights for best-selling, award-winning authors such as Jonathan Franzen, Rachel Kushner, William T. Vollmann, as well as representing her own clients. For several years she was a literary scout at Sanford Greenburg Associates, reporting on American books for the foreign market, and began her career in the editorial department at an independent literary publishing house, where she launched a lifelong commitment to shepherding quality fiction and nonfiction to publication. She is from the San Francisco Bay Area and lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband and her cat Nina Simone.

Sample Titles

Rocking Fatherhood: How to Be a Dad–and Awesome at the Same Time by Chris Kornelis
Cannibals in Love by Mike Roberts
Finding Obeno by Keely Hutton

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