Stuart Krichevsky has over thirty years experience as a literary agent. Since 1995, he has been president of the Stuart Krichevsky Literary Agency, and was previously an agent with Sterling Lord Literistic, where he began his career as a part-time mail clerk.
The Stuart Krichevsky Literary Agency is an independent New York literary agency representing a distinguished list of fiction and non-fiction authors, with an emphasis on narrative non-fiction, literary journalism and commercial fiction.
Clients of the Stuart Krichevsky Literary Agency have appeared on the New York Times Bestseller List (21 titles on the printed list in its first 17 years) and have been the recipients of major literary and journalism awards, including the National Book Award, the National Magazine Award, the Governor General’s Literary Award, the George M. Polk Award, the Livingston Award, the Michael Kelly Award and the Pulitzer Prize.
Krichevsky is a native of New York City, a graduate of New York University and is married with two children. He is a member in good standing of the Association of Author’s Representatives, is a member of the AAR’s Electronics Committee, and has previously served on its Contracts Committee and its Board of Directors.
Shana Cohen has been forging new paths for the agency, working in science fiction and fantasy and young adult, as well as following in our well-hewn paths in narrative non-fiction and memoir.
Shana has represented some first rate and award-winning writers. Her projects include SHADOWBRIDGE and LORD TOPHET by Gregory Frost, WATER LOGIC by Laurie J. Marks, SPIRAL HUNT by Margaret Ronald, and David J. Schwartz’s SUPERPOWERS; as well as more commercial fiction like OAKDALE CONFIDENTIAL and JONATHAN’S STORY by Alina Adams, published in conjunction with CBS daytime dramas As The World Turns and Guiding Light, respectively.
Shana Cohen joined the Stuart Krichevsky Literary Agency in 1999, with a degree from Tufts University in English and Art History, and an eagerness to read everything in sight. As the agency grew, she took on new roles – contracts manager, rights director, technology-problem-solver-for-clients-in-distress – and continues to expand her own horizons as an agent.
She is a member in good standing of the Association of Author’s Representatives, and serves on its Contracts and Electronics Committees.
Ross Harris joined the agency in 2011, after working in the theatre department at Gersh and the publishing and licensing offices of Samuel French, Inc.
Ross is interested in memoir, books on popular culture and our society, narrative nonfiction and contemporary fiction. Ross grew up in the Chicago suburbs and graduated with a BFA from Penn State University. He lives in Brooklyn.