Sarah Bowlin

Sarah Bowlin

Agent | Aevitas Creative Management

Sarah Bowlin joined Aevitas Creative Management as an agent in 2017. Before becoming an agent, she spent a decade as an editor of literary fiction and nonfiction, first at Riverhead Books and most recently at Henry Holt & Company. She has edited many acclaimed writers including Juan Gabriel Vásquez, Sheila Heti, Salvatore Scibona, Helen Phillips, Ramona Ausubel, Rachel Khong, and Julie Buntin. As an agent, she is working with emerging voices Vanessa Veselka, Aysegul Savas, Souvankham Thammavongsa, Halimah Marcus, Luke Zaleski, and Kevin Nguyen, among others. She is interested in bold voices—specifically stories of strong or difficult women and unexpected narratives of place, identity, and the shifting ways we see ourselves and each other. Originally from the South, she now lives in Los Angeles.

The New and the Mighty: How Editors from the Book World’s Newest Imprints Are Making Their Mark on the Industry

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When a publisher launches a new imprint, it’s like they opened a door that didn’t exist before. We book lovers had been walking up and down the bookstore aisles, browsing titles by familiar imprints, when all of a sudden, we’re through that door and surrounded by exciting new releases that have been curated and nurtured […]

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