Our authors have a tightly-knit team behind them. We're proud to be known as a great place to work, one that goes all out for its employees and its clients. We work very collaboratively and have a highly-disciplined process in which each agent draws on the wisdom and creativity of the team in order to give an author feedback.
Jim has spent most of his career putting together ideas, people, and money; identifying, nurturing, and marketing talent; and creating projects that make a difference. He thinks of being an agent as a "continuing liberal arts education," an opportunity to engage with experts and thought leaders in a wide variety of fields and help shape their work to reach the broadest possible audience...
About two thirds of Stephanie's clients are fiction, including New York Times bestsellers Gillian Flynn and Lisa Lutz, as well as Jennie Shortridge, Wendy Wax, Michelle Gagnon, Heather Swain, Carol Snow and Kris Radish. In nonfiction, she loves projects that solve a problem or make us see things in a new way, working with the La Leche League (The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding), Amir Levine and Rachel Heller (Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment), Chris Santella (50 Places series) and Jennifer Louden (The Life Organizer), among others in the parenting, health & wellness and sports categories.
Although Daniel's specialties are popular culture, narrative non-fiction, memoir, and humor, he will take on any project as long as there's a personal connection with the book and he's positively excited about representing the author. No non-fiction topic will ruffle his feathers...
Melissa manages the office and finances for LGLA. After moving to New York from Ohio she worked at the Commodities Exchange before joining Jim Levine at the Bank Street College of Education where she was the Financial Administrator of The Media Group. She then spent a couple of years as Business Manager at The City & Country School before she rejoined Jim in his "new enterprise" 19 years ago...
Victoria Skurnick came to Levine Greenberg after being at The Book-of-the Month Club for almost twenty years. As Editor-in-Chief, she relished the opportunity to devour every kind of book, from the finest literary fiction to Yiddish for Dogs...
Danielle Svetcov wrote for the New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, and the Chicago Tribune Magazine before joining LGR in 2002.
After spending her childhood, adolescence and college years in the Garden State, Beth set her sights on the Big Apple. Alternating her nights between waitressing at an Irish Pub in NJ and studying at the NYU Publishing Program, she soon began working with a New York literary agency before moving to NYC and joining Simon & Schuster’s subsidiary rights department. Because she missed working with authors and the creative side of publishing, Beth rejoined the agency side and came to Levine Greenberg Literary Agency in 2004 to help build their foreign rights department.
Lindsay represents a wide range of titles, including narrative nonfiction, memoir, lifestyle, and literary and commercial fiction. She is drawn to projects with strong narrators, obscure journeys, and political backbones, but she is an eclectic reader and will take on any project that she's passionate about...
Monika joined Levine Greenberg in 2006, and represents a wide range of nonfiction book projects. She specializes in humor, pop culture, memoir, narrative nonfiction and style and fashion titles.
Agent and ebook Manager
Since joining Levine Greenberg Rostan in 2008, Kerry Sparks has worked to build up the kid’s lit department and more recently the digital initiative at the agency. While Kerry’s primary focus is on fiction for young readers, she represents fiction for adults as well and occasionally non-fiction projects. She is looking for fiction that is commercial and literary, with the perfect combination of a great hook and solid writing.
Associate Agent and Rights Manager
Tim Wojcik joined LGR in 2012 and currently assists Daniel Greenberg and works in the rights department with Beth Fisher. He also represents a few fiction and non-fiction titles, and is actively looking to grow his list with compelling narratives that excite him.
Matthew Huff joined the team in 2016 as the agent’s assistant for James Levine, proving that all those years of reading Harry Potter and Harriet the Spy were good for something other than BookIt! Pizza vouchers.
Prior to joining LGR in 2016, Sarah began her publishing career in trade fiction editorial at Crown and Hogarth.
Arielle Eckstut is an agent-at-large at The Levine Greenberg Rostan Literary Agency and co-founder of The Book Doctors. She is author of nine books including The Essential Guide To Getting Your Book Published.
Kirsten Wolf is the contracts manager for Levine Greenberg. A graduate of University of Massachusetts Amherst and Boston University School of Law, Kirsten spent the better part of the '90s putting herself through college and law school doing a wide variety of jobs, ranging from working as a professional chef to managing an engineering firm...