Sobel Weber Associates, Inc.

About Us

The principals in the agency are Nat Sobel and Judith Weber, who direct an in-house staff and work closely with a coterie of Hollywood film agents and co-agents in foreign countries throughout the world.

Nat Sobel

NAT SOBEL founded the agency in 1970. He is a former bookseller, publisher's sales rep., marketing director, and subsidiary rights agent. He holds a B.A. in English from the City College of New York. He is a founder of the New York Literary Writers Conference.

Read: A Literary Agent Reads The Reviews by Nat Sobel and Poets and Writers Interview with Nat Sobel

 Judith Weber
JUDITH WEBER joined the agency in 1977, following several years as Director of Publicity, Promotion, and Advertising and in senior editorial positions with major publishers. She is a graduate of Brooklyn College with a B.A. in English and New York University with a Masters degree in English. She has been a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals and of Les Dames d'Escoffier. She is a founder of the New York Literary Writers Conference.


Adia Wright

ADIA WRIGHT joined the agency in 2005 as Contracts and Royalties Manager. Previously, she had worked in the Contracts departments of Random House and Hyperion. Adia is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where she earned a B.A. in Communications with a minor in Comparative Literature. In 2014 she was named a Director of Sobel Weber Associates.



SOPHIA IHLEFELD joined the agency in 2021. She holds a B.A. in English from Boston College, as well as an editing Certification from UC Berkeley Extension. Prior to her time at Sobel Weber, Sophia completed internships at Writers House and Red Hen Press. She has also performed freelance work for Penguin Workshop and the Alanna Feldman Scouting Agency.



joined the agency in 2021. She graduated from The New School with a B.A. in
  Literary Studies. Before joining Sobel Weber, she interned at Aevitas Creative Management and
  Writers House.