Sarah Bowlin

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Sarah Bowlin

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Sarah Bowlin is a senior agent at Aevitas Creative Management which she joined in 2017. Before becoming an agent, she was an editor of literary fiction and nonfiction at Riverhead Books and Henry Holt & Company where she edited the acclaimed writers Juan Gabriel Vásquez, Sheila Heti, Rachel Khong, and Helen Phillips, among others. As an agent she has worked with emerging and award-winning voices including the National Book award-winning translator and novelist, Bruna Dantas Lobato; NBA long-listed novelist Vanessa Veselka; Giller Prize-winning writer, Souvankham Thammavongsa; 2023 5 Under 35 honoree from the National Book Foundation, Jenny Xie; The 2024 Asian/Pacific American Award-winner in Adult Fiction, Janika Oza; the Jewish Book Award-winning memoirist Sabrinah Orah Mark, as well as acclaimed writers Lynn Steger Strong, Ayşegül Savaş, Gene Kwak, Ashley Nelson Levy, Jasmin ‘Iolani Hakes, R.K. Russell, Elisa Albert, and Ismail Muhammad. She is interested in bold voices and experiments in form—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.