Faculty Bios

We proudly offer the bios of our accomplished teachers.

Claire Friedman is a literary agent at Inkwell Management, where she represents fiction, nonfiction, young adult, and children’s books. She previously worked at Don Congdon Associates. She holds a BA from Columbia University.


Stephanie Kim is a literary agent at New Leaf Literary & Media, where she represents fiction and nonfiction. She previously worked as a publicist at William Morrow/HarperCollins and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. She holds a BA from NYU.

Dani Segelbaum is a literary agent at New Leaf Literary & Media, where she represents fiction and nonfiction. Previously she worked at HarperCollins. She holds a BA from Boston University.

J. L. Stermer is a literary agent at New Leaf Literary & Media, where she represents fiction and nonfiction. She previously worked at UTA and the Donald Maass Literary Agency. She holds a BA from Columbia University.