Sally ekus

The Ekus Group

Sally Ekus is the lead agent and co-owner at The Ekus Group, a full-service culinary agency specializing in Literary and Talent representation. She represents a wide range of culinary, health, wellness, and lifestyle talent, from first-time cookbook authors to seasoned chefs, RDs, professional food writers and bloggers, and internet and YouTube personalities. From concept to contract, she has brokered over 300 book deals with top publishers including Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, Hachette, Simon & Schuster, and numerous indie publishers. Sally speaks all over the country about publishing trends and agenting, and facilitates workshops that combine the agency’s groundbreaking media training program with applied improv training to help authors hone their authentic message and gain confidence and comfort promoting their work. To honor The Ekus Group’s 40th anniversary this spring, she launched a self-paced online course called How to Write a Cookbook.

Submissions Open

Subject Focus

NF: Cooking
NF: Health
NF: Lifestyle
NF: Parenting



Years of Industry Experience


Member Since

Submission Requirements

How to successfully present your work