Dan Balow

Get to know Dan

Dan Balow

Literary Agent, The Steve Laube Agency

Dan started in Christian publishing in 1983 and over the last 30+ years has been involved with the business side of the industry in marketing, sales, foreign and domestic rights management, audio books, digital publishing, and acquisitions.  He joined The Steve Laube Agency in July 2013.  Dan’s strengths would be his understanding of book marketing, what it takes to be successful in the current publishing environment and how all the pieces of the publishing “puzzle” fit together.  Dan served on the executive board of the Evangelical Christian Publisher’s Association, the trade association for Christian publishers in the U.S.   In addition, he is a founding member of the advisory board of the Christy Awards and is involved in training and mentoring Christian publishers from around the world through Media Associates International.  Dan is a graduate of Wheaton College (IL) with a degree in Communications, is married to Carol, a speech therapist in the public schools, making Wheaton, Illinois, their home. They have four grown children (and two grandchildren).

Dan will be teaching one breakout session and will be taking 15-minute one-to-one appointments.