Noah Ballard

Noah Ballard is an agent at Curtis Brown, Ltd. He received his BA in English from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, and began his career in publishing at Emma Sweeney Agency where he sold foreign rights for the agency in addition to building his own client list. Noah specializes in literary debuts, upmarket thrillers and narrative nonfiction, and he is always on the look-out for honest and provocative new writers. Noah has appeared across the country at graduate programs and writing conferences speaking about query letters, building nonfiction platforms and submission etiquette. He lives in Brooklyn.

Sample Titles or Authors

Flings, Justin Taylor
How to Survive a Summer, Nick White
I Must Have You, JoAnna Novak

Specialize in

Fiction

Literary Fiction, Short Story Collections

NONFICTION

Dating/Relationships, Humor, Memoir, Narrative, Pop Culture

Consider

fiction

Crime, Family Saga, GLBT, Historical Fiction, Horror, Humor/Satire, Multi-Cultural, Mystery, Science Fiction, Thrillers/Suspense, Upmarket Women’s Fiction

NONFICTION

Adventure/True Story, Cultural/Social Issues, Food & Lifestyle, GLBT, History, Investigative Journalism, Medical, Men’s Concerns, Multi-Cultural, Music, Nature/Ecology, Psychology, Science, Self-Help, Sports, Technology, Travel, True Crime, Women’s Concerns