People

Co-Founder
Literary Agent
Morton Janklow is one of the country’s most powerful literary agents, representing bestselling authors, National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize…
Co-Founder
Literary Agent
Lynn Nesbit grew up in Dundee, Illinois and graduated from Northwestern University with a B.A. in Speech. She attended the Sorbonne and the…

Partners

President
Managing Director
Literary Agent
Luke Janklow represents an eclectic and broad list or authors with multiple talents ranging from imaginative storytelling to broadcast and print…
General Counsel
Managing Director
Head of Legal and Business Affairs
A native of Brooklyn, Bennett Ashley received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles and a J.D. from the…
Managing Director
Literary Agent
Anne Sibbald found her professional home as an agent. Anne’s interests are broad, but quintessentially encompass the classic “good read” and…
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Information Officer
Dmitri Chitov joined Janklow & Nesbit Associates in 2007 after working at several law firms and in the Office of the Brooklyn Borough…
Literary Agent
PJ Mark moved to NYC in 1990 and used his student loans to start a literary journal to publish his friends. He began his career as an…

Agents

Literary Agent
A native of Los Angeles, California, Kirby attended Harvard-Westlake high school then went to Pomona College where he was a PPE (Philosophy,…
Literary Agent
From his first days with books, Paul has loved the feeling of getting lost between the covers. He remembers reading in his closet with a…
Literary Agent
I’m looking for unforgettable storytellers and original thinkers. Strong plots and new ideas. I love writers who extend empathy, resist tyranny,…
Literary Agent
Raised in California’s Bay Area, Marya studied literature at Harvard, where she was Fiction Editor for the Advocate and specialized in creative…
Literary Agent
Allison Hunter began her publishing career in 2005 working for the Los Angeles-based literary publicity firm Kim-from-L.A, and was an agent at…
Literary Agent
A native of Lexington, Kentucky, Melissa Flashman majored in English at Wesleyan University. After stints in the English Ph.D. program at Johns…
Literary Agent
After graduating from Vassar College with a B.A. in Drama, Brooks Sherman worked for several years in the entertainment industry (in both New…
Literary Agent
A native of Western Massachusetts, Chris Clemans received his BA in English from Duke University, with a minor in Politics, Philosophy, and…
Literary Agent
Richard Morris has been with Janklow & Nesbit Associates since 1998 representing narrative nonfiction and literary fiction. He is…
Senior Counsel
Literary Agent
Stefanie joined JNA as Senior Counsel in 2005 after practicing law at New York’s Guggenheim Museum and boutique entertainment firm Frankfurt…
Associate Agent
A native of Virginia, Chad received a BA in English at Lynchburg University before moving to Eastern Europe to teach English for several years.…
Associate Agent
Ian began his career in publishing at Farrar, Straus & Giroux, where he worked at the nexus of sales, publicity, and marketing. Having booked…

Business & Legal Affairs

Senior Counsel
Literary Agent
Stefanie Lieberman joined the agency in 2005 after practicing intellectual property law at The Guggenheim Museum; Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton…
Contracts Director
Michael Steger joined Janklow & Nesbit Associates in 2000. He became Contracts Director in 2004 and is proud to continue the agency's…