Noah Ballard

*Meetings Sold Out*

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 non-fiction, 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 non-fiction 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

Specializes In


Literary Fiction, Short Story Collections


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



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


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