He graduated from Princeton University in 1989, with a degree in Classics.
He spent most of his childhood in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. He began his publishing career at West.W. Norton as an editorial assistant. He joined Janklow and Nesbit in 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. He represents three Pulitzer Prize winners, as well as over a dozen New York Times bestselling authors.
Philipp Meyer, author of The Son
Douglas Preston, author of The Monster of Florence: A True Story
James Frey, controversial author of A Million Little Pieces. Bob Greene
Alexander Maksik, novelist
Bill O"Reilly, conservative commentator.
Trenton Lee Stewart
The New Yorker Magazine
Philosophy Klay, author of Redeployment
Chris Robinson and Gavin Kovite, authors of War of the Encyclopaedists