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Robin Straus Agency, Inc./The Wallace Literary Agency

Robin Straus graduated from Wellesley College with a BA in art history and English literature and received her M.B.A. from NYU. Prior to becoming a literary agent, she served as a subsidiary rights manager at Random House and Doubleday and worked in editorial at Little, Brown. She was an agent at the Wallace & Sheil Agency before founding Robin Straus Agency, Inc. in 1983. In 2014 she acquired the Wallace Literary Agency, so life comes full circle. Her author list is very eclectic. To name a few: beloved bestselling novelist Alexander McCall Smith, historians Anthony Beevor, Jack Weatherford and Norman Ohler, art historian Colin Eisler, underwater photographer David Doubilet, master wood carver David Esterly, and acclaimed award winning novelist Don DeLillo. Robin has been an active participant in Experience Camps for grieving children, NYC Parents in Action and other organizations


NEW YORK, NY, 10075

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Fiction: Thriller
Fiction: General/Other Fiction
Fiction: Literary
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NF: Memoir
NF: Pop Culture
NF: Science
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