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    Jill Kneerim, a founding partner in Kneerim & Williams, represents best-selling novelists, academics, and journalists, including winners of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Bancroft and George Washington prizes, the PEN Malamud Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her authors include best-selling novelist Brad Meltzer and critically acclaimed short-story writer Edith Pearlman; scholars Stephen Greenblatt, Matthew Desmond, Tanya Luhrmann, Martin Puchner, Michael Gorra, Serhii Plokhy, Louis Chude-Sokei and Caroline Elkins; journalists Larry Tye, Bo Burlingham, and David Laskin; biographers Susan Quinn and Gillian Gill; nurse/columnist Theresa Brown; and former poet laureate Robert Pinsky.

    Jill is a former editor and publisher who has worked for Simon & Schuster and Grossman Publishers, a publishing house that she cofounded. She has overseen the creation of countless books and worked with hundreds of authors. She has served on the board of PEN New England and on the advisory board of Grub Street Writing Center. Boston Magazine named her one of Boston's 100 most influential women.

    Jill's interests include big ideas; a good story on almost any interesting subject; serious fiction; American, African, Asian, and European history; sociology; psychology and anthropology; biography and memoir; women's issues; the English language; and good writing.

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