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Kimberly Witherspoon

Kimberly Witherspoon, at age 26, founded her own literary agency, which quickly became one of the most prestigious and successful agencies in Manhattan, with clients who are frequently published around the world. Over the past 15 years, she has represented critically acclaimed and bestselling authors of both fiction and nonfiction, including: José Andrés, Kate Atkinson, Anthony Bourdain, David Chang, Cindy Crawford, Janine di Giovanni, Lena Dunham, Amity Gaige, Gabrielle Hamilton, Martin Hagglund, Eloisa James, Neil Jordan, Sophie Kinsella, Dean Koontz, Yotam Ottolenghi, Peter Meehan, Julie Orringer, Ivy Pochoda, Jason Rezaian, Arundhati Roy, Kathryn Schulz, Lionel Shriver, Lalita Tademy, Christina Tosi, and David Vann. She graduated from Brown University in 1984 with a BA in International Relations. She is a founding board member of The Bronx Academy of Letters, a member of the Authors Guild and the editor of two anthologies, including: DON’T TRY THIS AT HOME: Culinary Catastrophes From the World’s Greatest Chefs.