Eric Simonoff

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Eric Matthew David Simonoff (born 1967) is a literary agent at William Morris Endeavor.


Eric Simonoff was born in Philadelphia on July 21, 1967. He spent most of his childhood in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. He graduated from Princeton University in 1989, with a degree in Classics. He began his publishing career at W.W. Norton as an editorial assistant. He joined Janklow and Nesbit 1991 and rose to co-director. He left Janklow & Nesbit for William Morris Endeavor in 2009. His switch in agencies was considered a major event in the publishing industry.[1]

He represents three Pulitzer Prize winners, as well as over a dozen New York Times bestselling authors.[2]

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  1. ^ New York Observer piece on Simonoff's switch in agency. He is currently the co-head of the William Morris Endeavor books department.
  2. ^ The Hollywood Reporter article.