Noah Ballard

Noah Ballard

Noah Ballard is an agent at Curtis Brown, Ltd. He studied creative writing at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and began his career in publishing at Emma Sweeney Agency. Noah focuses on literary fiction, short story collections and narrative non-fiction, including memoir, journalism and pop culture.

Noah has appeared at graduate writing programs and writers conferences across the country speaking about query letters, building non-fiction platforms and submission etiquette. A New Jersey native, Noah currently lives in Brooklyn.

Noah accepts electronic submissions via email or submission form. Please include your query letter and the first ten pages in your submission. No attachments, please! Due to the volume of queries he receives, he will respond only if he’s interested, typically within four weeks.