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Scott Meredith, American authors' representative. Expert witness copyright cases. Served with United States Army Air Force, World World War World War II; Member of Three Oaks Tennis (New York City), Spectator (New York City), Rare Book Society (New York City).

Background

Meredith, Scott was born on November 24, 1923 in New York City. Son of Henry and Esta (Meredith).

Education

Educated privately; Doctor of Letters, Mercy College, 1983.

Career

His clients included famous and successful writers such as Richard S. Prather, Morris West, Norman Mailer, J.G. Ballard, Arthur C. Clarke, P.G. Wodehouse and Philip K. Dick. He wrote some short fiction himself as a young man. Their first client was P.G. Wodehouse.

During his career, he innovated many of the basic practices of his field. Such innovations included attention to foreign rights, tie-ins with movies, and auctioning rights to publishers. His book Writing to Sell was praised by Richard S. Prather.

Achievements

  • Expert witness copyright cases.

Works

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, World World War World War II. Member of Three Oaks Tennis (New York City), Spectator (New York City), Rare Book Society (New York City).

Connections

Married Helen Kovet, April 22, 1944. Children: Stephen Charles, Randy Beth Meredith Sheer.

father:
Henry Meredith

mother:
Esta (Meredith)

spouse:
Helen Kovet

children:
Stephen Charles Meredith

Randy Beth Meredith Sheer Meredith