Faculty Bios

We proudly offer the bios of our accomplished teachers.

J. L. Stermer is an agent at New Leaf Literary & Media, a full-service literary agency, where she represents both fiction and non-fiction projects. She was previously a part of the literary team at UTA, and prior to that served as an agent/contracts director at the Donald Maass Literary Agency.

Jennifer Udden is an agent with the Barry Goldblatt Agency, where she represents fiction authors, specializing in science fiction and fantasy, urban fantasy, mysteries, romance, and speculative young adult literature. She’s written for KGB Literary magazine, and is co-host of the literary podcast Shipping and Handling. She holds a BA from Mount Holyoke College.