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Full Agent Profile: Jill Kneerim



NAME

Jill Kneerim

AGENCY
Kneerim & Williams Literary Agency
AAR MEMBER
No
EMAIL
submissions@kwlit.com
AGENCY WEB SITE
http://kwlit.com/



FICTION GENRES

NONFICTION GENRES

History | Biography | Religion | Medical | Parenting | Multi-Cultural | Self-Help | Memoirs | Spirituality | Women's Issues | Psychology | Photography | Cultural/Social Issues | Journalism

CURRENT STATUS
  • This agent accepts queries
  • MORE INFORMATION

    SPECIAL INTERESTS
    • Her interests include a good story on almost any interesting subject; serious fiction; American, African, Asian, and European history; religion; psychology and anthropology; biography and memoir; women's issues; the English language; and good writing.
    DOES NOT REPRESENT

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
    • Email: All queries should be sent via email to submissions@kwlit.com
    • Snail Mail: query with SASE

    FACTS/TIDBITS
    • She represents a wide range of authors, including best-selling novelists Brad Meltzer and Sue Miller; ADD expert Dr. Edward M. Hallowell; scholars Pauline Maier, Stephen Greenblatt, Tanya Luhrmann, and Pulitzer Prize-winner Caroline Elkins; journalists Larry Tye, Bo Burlingham, and David Laskin; biographers Susan Quinn and Gillian Gill; former poet laureate Robert Pinsky; and leading women thinkers such as Jean Kilbourne, Kitty Dukakis, and Dr. Susan Love.
    • She is also a former editor and publisher who has worked for Simon & Schuster, American Heritage, and Grossman Publishers, a publishing house that she cofounded
    EDUCATION
    • Graduate of Harvard University


    NEW DEALS
    PAST/PRESENT CLIENTS
    Between Me and the River
    Author:   Carrie Host
    Genres:   Memoirs
    Publisher:   Harlequin; 1 edition (August 1, 2009)
    On Halloween in 2003, Host was given terrifying news: she had carcinoid tumor, a rare and deadly form of cancer . The wife and mother of three children (then ages 10 months, 11 and 13), who is now in remission, was given a prognosis of 18 to 36 months. In this heartfelt narrative, Host attempts to simultaneously fight the disease and find peace with the possibility of death while remaining strong and hopeful.
    View book at Amazon

    Backcast: Fatherhood, Fly-fishing, and a River Journey Through the Heart of Alaska
    Author:   Lou Ureneck
    Genres:   Memoirs
    Publisher:   St. Martin's Griffin (May 12, 2009)
    While father and son fishing trips can be the stuff of American legend, they can also turn out to be the stuff of anger, love and self-discovery. In his memoir of a fishing trip through the Alaskan wilderness, Lou Ureneck brings to life the struggle to reclaim the trust of his teenage son, Adam, following his divorce.
    View book at Amazon

    Satchel: The Life and Times of an American Legend
    Author:   Larry Tye
    Genres:   Biography
    Publisher:   Random House; 1St Edition edition (June 9, 2009)
    Tye, a Boston Globe reporter and author of The Father of Spin, offers the first biography on Satchel Paige, the premier pitcher of the Negro Leagues
    View book at Amazon




    LINKS
    PREVIOUS AGENCIES
    Palmer & Dodge
    Kneerim & Williams at Fish Richardson