The Tobias Literary Agency
My Manuscript Wish List
I represent a variety of nonfiction and literary fiction for adults and young readers. I was first drawn to publishing because I was unsure what area of interest I should pursue, and figured working with books would allow me to learn and grapple with a wide range of subjects. To that end, I'm looking for nonfiction projects that deeply engage with their subject matter, that avoid being purely reference material, but instead have an argument, an angle, or undermine conventional wisdom. Below are a some ideas of proposals and manuscripts I'd love to see in my inbox:
Submissions should be emailed to maria (at) thetobiasagency (dot) com
For fiction and nonfiction, please submit a query letter and a sample of up to 30 pages to maria (at) thetobiasagency (dot) com.
I'd like the next...
Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments by Saidiya Hartman
In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado
Pet by Akwaeke Emezi
Algorithms of Oppression by Safiya Noble
Cleanness by Garth Greenwell
The book version of the podcast "You're Wrong About"
Comrade by Jodie Dean
The book version of the podcast "Dolly Parton's America"
The book like Susan Dominus' article "Is an Open Marriage a Happier Marriage?"
American Prison by Shane Bauer
My favorites include...
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