Bob Hostetler


About Bob:

Bob Hostetler is an award-winning author, literary agent, and international speaker from Nevada. His more than fifty books, which include the award-winning Don’t Check Your Brains at the Door (co-authored with Josh McDowell) and The Bard and the Bible: A Shakespeare Devotional, have sold millions of copies. Bob is an agent with the Steve Laube Agency ( and the executive director of the Christian Writers Institute ( Bob was also the founding pastor of Cobblestone Community Church in Oxford, Ohio. He and his wife, the lovely Robin, have two grown children who have given them five perfect grandchildren. 





While the agency as a whole represents nearly everything, Bob is interested in:

Looking for: 

Fiction: contemporary, historical (especially time slip), mystery, romance, suspense, thriller. Selected children’s books.
Nonfiction: Christian living, devotionals, humor, marriage and family, parenting, prayer, spiritual growth, teens/young adult, women’s nonfiction


As a rule, Bob is not looking for:

Fiction: fantasy, horror, science fiction, middle grade, YA.
Nonfiction: cookbooks, poetry, memoir.