Thursday, April 28, 2011

Kathryn Beaumont joins Kneerim and Williams literary agency, seeks authors

Kneerim & Williams (http://www.kwlit.com/) is a full-service literary and dramatic rights agency with offices in Boston and New York and affiliated agents in Los Angeles, Sante Fe and Baltimore. "We handle the placement of American and foreign publication rights as well as film, television, audio, digital media, and merchandising rights for a wide range of clients.

"Since its founding in 1990 by Jill Kneerim and Ike Williams, our mission has been to help talented writers achieve their publishing goals. We welcome both first-time writers and well-established authors. Over the years, our client list has grown to include New York Times best-selling novelists, prize-winning historians, scientists, and journalists.

"We believe in supporting the author's whole career as a writer. Our agents work collaboratively, so every author gets the benefit of the whole team's thinking in terms of publishing strategy. We're proud to represent outstanding and widely recognized writers in every category we handle."

Kathryn Beaumont joined Kneerim and Williams in April 2011 as an agent in the firm's Boston office. Kathryn's interests include commercial and literary fiction and a range of nonfiction, including memoir, personal growth, women's issues, history, travel, and current events.

For the past ten years, Kathryn has been a reporter, writer, and editor for publications including People magazine, Technology Review, and the Idaho Mountain Express. Her writing has appeared in the Washingtonpost.com, The BusinessWeek Guide to Best Business Schools (McGraw-Hill) and, most recently, Torn: True Stories of Kids, Career & Modern Motherhood (Coffeetown Press).

As a practicing attorney, Kathryn also represents legal clients on a range of general intellectual property matters, including publishing, film, and television, as well as nonprofit organizational concerns.

Query Kathryn at: beaumont@kwlit.com

Note: Brian Henry will be leading: "From the Horse's Mouth ~ Strategies for Getting Published" at Ryerson University in Toronto on May 7. (See here).

See Brian's full schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Etobicoke, Mississauga, Brampton, Georgetown, Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, Kitchener, Orangeville, Barrie, Gravenhurst, Muskoka, London, Peel, Halton, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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