sarah phair, agent


Sarah represents a range of fiction and nonfiction authors writing for the adult market. In fiction she focuses on books by women, for women, ranging from commercial, to upmarket and literary. If you would read it in your book club or take it on vacation, it might be a good fit for Sarah’s list. She particularly loves: family sagas, female friendship, complex psychological suspense, campus novels, anti-heroines, and a good love story. In nonfiction her areas of interest include feminist issues, millennial topics, pop culture, and anything about food. She is especially interested in projects analyzing the future of media consumption, how and what we eat, agriculture, and housing. 

Sarah joined Greenburger Associates in 2019. Originally from Mississippi, she moved to New York in 2010 to pursue a career in publishing. She worked at Trident Media Group for six years, acting as audio agent and foreign rights agent before building her own list. Sarah also has a M.A. in British and American Literature.

To submit your work: Query Sarah at under the subject line “QUERY – project title.” In the body of your email, please include a brief letter and the first 10 pages, and if she is interested in reading further, she will be in touch within 4-6 weeks. Due to the volume of queries she receives, Sarah is unable to respond personally to each submission.