Ronald Gerber is a literary agent and manages foreign rights, permissions, and contracts at Lowenstein Associates. Before joining the Lowenstein team in April 2019, he spent several years in literary scouting at Sanford J. Greenburger Associates and Maximum Films & Management and supported two agents at Writers House. Ronald is a proud graduate of Bard College at Simon’s Rock and received his B.A., summa cum laude with high honors, from Clark University. Follow him on Twitter @RGerberAgent.
Ronald’s clients include Sonja Thomas, whose debut children’s novel SIR FIG NEWTON & THE SCIENCE OF PERSISTENCE (Aladdin/Simon & Schuster) is a 2023 Oregon Book Awards finalist, and Lorissa Rinehart, whose biography FIRST TO THE FRONT about pioneering photojournalist Dickey Chapelle will publish from St. Martin’s Press in July, 2023. Ronald is focused on cinematic stories with strong hooks and relatable characters, and he is always looking for projects from queer, BIPOC, and other underrepresented authors. He is actively building his list in thriller/mystery, historical and contemporary fiction, romance, grounded sc-fi, narrative nonfiction, memoir/biography, and middle grade. For more information, see Ronald’s manuscript wish list here.
To query Ronald, please send your query letter in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the word “Query” in the subject line and the first chapter attached as a Word document.
ThrillerFest, June 1, 2023- https://thrillerfest.com/pitchfest/participating-agents/
Quills Conference, Utah, Aug. 11-14, 2022- https://www.leagueofutahwriters.com/quills-conference
Pennwriters Conference, May 13-15, 2022- https://pennwriters.org/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=522048&module_id=378066
New England Crime Bake, Nov. 12-14, 2021- https://crimebake.org
Writers’ League of Texas Conference, Sept. 17-20, 2021- https://writersleague.org/programs/a-e-conference/
Quills Conference, Utah, Aug. 12-15, 2021- https://quillsconference.com
Atlanta Writers Conference, Nov. 6-8, 2020- https://atlantawritersconference.com/
Pennwriters Conference, May 15-17, 2020- https://pennwriters.org/33rd-annual-conference/ (cancelled due to COVID-19)
Philadelphia Writers Workshop, Nov. 23, 2019- https://philadelphiawritingworkshop.com/
WriteAngles, Oct. 5, 2019- https://writeanglesconference.com/
Killer Nashville, Aug. 22-25, 2019- https://killernashville.com/