About Us

Our Story

Founded in 1990 by Jill Kneerim and Ike Williams, the Kneerim & Williams agency has handled the placement of American and foreign publication rights as well as film, television, audio, digital media, and merchandising rights for countless titles. Over the course of our thirty years in business, we have cultivated deep expertise and wide market experience and our client list has grown to include best-selling novelists and prize-winning historians, scientists, and journalists.

Whether you are a first-time writer, a debut novelist, a scholar contemplating your first trade book, or an established author seeking new representation, we welcome hearing from you.