Meredith Kaffel Simonoff

Meredith Kaffel Simonoff

Agent | DeFiore and Company

Meredith Kaffel Simonoff, formerly an agent with the Charlotte Sheedy Literary Agency, joined DeFiore and Company in early 2012. She represents adult literary and upmarket fiction, literary creative nonfiction, illustrators with distinct narrative points of view and select literary books for children. She is drawn to writing steeped in ferocity of language, purpose, intellect and heart. Meredith is also the agency’s UK Rights Director. Prior to joining the publishing world, she earned her B.A. in Renaissance Studies at Yale, where she focused primarily on Italian Renaissance art history, architecture and literature.

Practice Your Pitch: Literary Fiction

6th Floor Lounge

These sessions are for writers who are working on honing their “pitch” but don’t feel ready to officially pitch an agent at a one-on-one meeting. Literary agents and editors will guide round table conversations with space for up to six writers to participate. Each writer will have a chance to “practice their pitch” in a […]