Literary Agent at Folio
Steve Troha has a consistent track record of working with some of the world’s most prominent and best-selling authors. In the past ten years, he has worked with more than 60 New York Times bestselling authors, including Gabrielle Bernstein, Tracy Anderson, Jackie Collins, Andrew Morton, Misty Copeland, Vani Hari, Mollie Katzen, Augusten Burroughs, Erica Jong, Suze Orman, Nigella Lawson, and Emily Giffin.
Steve is a graduate of The George Washington University and served as a U.S. Congressional Fellow. Before he joined Folio he was an agent at Vigliano Associates, where he represented the firm’s highest profile authors.
As the Associate Director of Publicity for St. Martin’s Press, Steve developed and orchestrated major promotional campaigns in support of the house’s top authors. He also established a reputation with agents and editors for being a steadfast and effective advocate for his authors.
Before St. Martin’s, Steve accumulated significant experience in public relations, marketing, and branding at both the East and West coast offices of Hilsinger-Mendelson, Inc. There he worked with the most influential media contacts at national media outlets, from the Today Show and Good Morning America to People magazine and The New York Times, allowing him to bring this strong media relationships and keen understanding of what the media is looking for to Folio and to his clients. Steve’s background in public relations and marketing gives him a unique ability to assist clients with book publicity and their media platforms, as well as a keen eye for trends in publishing and marketing opportunities.