Rebecca Strauss

rebecca straussRebecca Strauss is an agent at DeFiore and Co. and focuses on literary and commercial fiction, women’s fiction, urban fantasy, romance, mystery, YA, memoir, pop culture and select non-fiction. In all genres, she’s looking for a compelling story and fresh voice. She’s especially interested in emerging writers and developing long term relationships.

Before joining DeFiore and Co., Rebecca was at McIntosh and Otis for seven years where she was an agent and Director of Subsidiary Rights. Prior to M&O, she was a foreign rights associate at Trident Media Group, and a book scout and development assistant at Sony Pictures. She’s originally from Chapel Hill, North Carolina and earned her degree in English Literature from Duke University.