Todd Shuster represents such authors as journalist Liza Mundy, author of the New York Times bestselling Code Girls; actress Grace Byers, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling picture book I Am Enough; Andrew McCabe, former Deputy Director of the FBI and author of the #1 New York Times bestselling The Threat; Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa, authors of His Name Is George Floyd, a Finalist for the 2022 National Book Award; Cody Keenan, Chief White House Speechwriter for President Obama and author of the New York Times bestselling Grace; Marisa Franco, author of the New York Times bestselling psychology book Platonic; and Martin “Marty” Baron, former Executive Editor of The Washington Post and author of the forthcoming investigative narrative Collision of Power (Fall, 2023).
Todd has also represented major national newspapers in connection with group-reported books, including The Boston Globe on such titles as Last Lion, Whitey, and Long Mile Home and The Washington Post on such titles as the #1 New York Times bestselling The Mueller Report, the #1 NewYork Times bestselling The Afghanistan Papers, and Trump on Trial.
As an agent, Todd has helped shepherd films to the big screen including Wild, starring Reese Witherspoon, and The Pursuit of Happyness, starring Will Smith. Todd recently served as Executive Producer of the Netflix-released feature film The Midnight Sky, directed by and starring George Clooney.
Following college at Yale and law school at Northeastern University, Shuster practiced publishing and entertainment law at the law firms of Palmer & Dodge and Ropes & Gray. He co-founded the literary agency Zachary Shuster Harmsworth, which merged with Kuhn Projects to form Aevitas in 2016.
Based in New York, Shuster represents both fiction and nonfiction. His nonfiction list primarily focuses on current affairs, politics and civil rights, health and wellness, memoir, business, and history. His fiction list includes both literary and commercial novels, including mysteries and thrillers.