Sarah Levitt represents critically acclaimed fiction and nonfiction writers. Her list includes journalists, academics, historians, scientists, and musicians, among others.
Levitt graduated summa cum laude as a University Honors Scholar and Founders’ Day Award recipient from New York University, with a BA in Classics and English literature. Prior to joining Aevitas, Levitt was as an agent at The Zoë Pagnamenta Agency, where she also handled contracts and foreign rights.
As an Aevitas agent based in New York, she is most interested in narrative nonfiction in the areas of popular science, big ideas, history, humor, pop culture, memoir, and reportage, in addition to voice-driven literary fiction with a bold plot and fresh, imaginative characters. She’s excited by strong female and underrepresented voices, the strange and speculative, and projects that ignite cultural conversation.
99% Perspiration: A New Working History of the American Way of Life
Witchcraft: A Global History
Book & Dagger
American Eden: From Monticello to Central Park to Our Backyards: What Our Gardens Tell Us About Who We Are
Southland: A Los Angeles County Almanac and Atlas
Untitled on Bias in AI
The Long Run
The Apple II: How the Computer Became Personal
Mother Tongue: A Surprising History of Women’s Words
Lesbian Love Story
Project Total Recall
The One That Got Away
Committed: Finding Meaning in Madness
Women in the Valley of Kings
Apocalypse: Rediscovering Our Past and Surviving Our Future