7 November 2015
Interviewer: CFF Chairman, Ralph White
On November 7, the Fiction Foundry hosted an interview with Greer Kessel Hendricks, a longtime editor at Simon & Schuster and most recently founder of GKH Literary Ventures, a freelance and consulting agency based in New York City.
Greer joined Simon & Schuster in 1994 as an Assistant Editor at Scribner Books. In 1996 she began working at Pocket Books and Washington Square Press. In 2001 she helped launch Atria Books. In her two decades with the Simon & Schuster family, she acquired and edited numerous new and gifted writers including Jennifer Weiner, Sarah Pekkanen, Amy Hatvany, Taylor Jenkins Reid, and Stephen Chbosky.
Additionally, Greer worked to develop many best-selling authors such as Marlo Thomas, Jessica Seinfeld, Christina Schwarz, Randy Susan Meyers, Jamie McGuire and Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus. Prior to her tenure at Simon & Schuster, Greer worked in the magazine industry and earned her Masters in Journalism from Columbia University. She lives in Manhattan with her husband and two children.
You can hear a complete replay of Columbia Fiction Foundry President, Ralph White's interview of Ms. Hendricks on YouTube. Simply click on the link below: