Peter Steinberg has represented numerous New York Times bestsellers (including three #1 New York Times bestsellers) and clients have been nominated for or awarded Edgars, The Pulitzer Prize, The Story Prize, The Paris Review Discovery Prize, PEN/Faulkner and National Book Awards. His list includes narrative non-fiction, commercial and literary fiction, memoir, health, history, lifestyle, humor, sports and young adult. Several of his authors have had their books made into major motion pictures, including Towelhead and I Love You Phillip Morris.
Peter began his agenting career as an assistant at Donadio & Ashworth in 1996, where he was fortunate enough to assist many great writers including Mario Puzo, Peter Matthiessen, Edward Gorey, Cathleen Schine, Robert Stone and Chuck Palahniuk. He has sold books for a couple agencies since and then ran a namesake shop for several years before joining Foundry.
Peter’s a graduate of NYU film school and worked briefly in the film business and was a screenwriter prior to becoming a literary agent.
Peter Steinberg only accepts submissions by email. Please send all queries for Peter to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on submitting your project, please see the Foundry Submissions page.