Sarah Lazin Books, a full-service boutique agency, was founded in 1983, and represented a range of nonfiction writers working in a variety of fields such as popular culture, biography, history, politics, journalism, memoir, parenting, health, practical nonfiction, contemporary affairs, social issues and general reference. Sarah Lazin Books also represented several photographers and illustrators and developed projects for corporate clients – magazines, museums, production companies, and others – who packaged and published their books through mainstream book publishers.

Sarah Lazin began her publishing career on the editorial staff of Rolling Stone in 1971. She created the first research department in 1974 and in 1976 established Rolling Stone Press, the book packaging division of the company, which she continued to represent for over thirty years and which created hundreds of successful titles for Rolling Stone, Men’s Journal and US Magazine. She also created book packaging divisions for Ms. Magazine, The Village Voice, Musician, Playboy, and Vibe Magazine and created books for The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum, The Experience Music Project, and The International Center for Photography.

She is the co-founder and past president of the American Book Producers Association, has served on the boards of the Women’s Media Group, and The Association of Authors’ Representatives (now the AALA), the agents’ trade association, where she oversaw bi-annual issues of The Pitch, the AAR newsletter. She has taught at publishing seminars including Rice, Radcliffe, Denver and New York University, and has served on the staffs of the Jackson Hole Writers Conference and the Maui Writers Conference. She received an M.A. in history from New York University.

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