Lowenstein Associates Inc.

Updated November 9, 2009

Founded in 1976 by Barbara Lowenstein, Lowenstein Associates is a full-service agency, representing a varied and gifted roster of authors from New York Times bestsellers to Pulitzer Prize nominees.

We have a unique approach to selling books and handling our authors’ careers, combining the kind of personal, hands-on attention that the corporate-style agencies don’t have the time to give, with the strong negotiating muscle and stellar reputation the boutique agencies can’t match.

Lowenstein Associates represents a diverse array of over 150 writers including authors of bestselling commercial fiction, award-winning narrative non-fiction and exceptional literary fiction, prominent cultural icons and leading experts in medicine, psychology, contemporary issues.

We represent:

Barbara Lowenstein is currently looking for writers who have a platform and are leading experts in their field, including business, women’s issues, psychology, health, science and social issues, and is particularly interested in strong new voices in fiction and narrative nonfiction.

We do not represent:

Submission Guidelines

 Lowenstein Associates accepts paper and electronic submissions of both fiction and non-fiction; however it does not represent the following material: horror, westerns, science-fiction, children’s books, textbooks and books in need of translation.To see a list of what Barbara Lowenstein is currently looking to represent, please view
her agent information page.By mail:

For Fiction: Mail a query letter, short synopsis, first chapter and a S.A.S.E. (Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope).

For Nonfiction: Mail a query letter, proposal, if available, or else a project overview and a S.A.S.E. (Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope).


Lowenstein Associates
121 West 27th Street
Suite 601
New York, NY 10001

Please note, if you do not include a S.A.S.E., we will not be able to respond to your submission. Please allow 4-6 weeks for our response.

By Email: Please visit Barbara Lowenstein’s agent page and complete the form located at the bottom of the page.

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