Thursday, July 31, 2008

William Morris Agency

Click here to read the original press release appointing Jennifer Rudolph Walsh and Suzanne Gluck as the first women on WMA's board:

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

YouTube Channel

Its still very much a work in progress, but Jennifer Rudolph Walsh's YouTube channel features author interviews, trailers of films adapted from her client's works, and the like. Have a look:

NYPL's Young Lions Fiction Award

Jennifer Rudolph Walsh is one of the founders of the New York Public Library's Young Lions Fiction Award, a $10,000 prize awarded each spring to a writer age 35 or younger for a novel or a collection of short stories.

Check out the links below for this year's winner (Ron Currie, Jr., God is Dead), including info, photos, press, and the like.

Info and Photos:

Vanity Fair coverage:

L.A. Times Article

Jennifer Rudolph Walsh is featured in this L.A. Times article "Buzz in Books is Caffeine Related" by Josh Getlin. Check it out:

Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment

Jennifer Rudolph Walsh is climbing the list; check out the entire rankings here:

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Jennifer Rudolph Walsh's Bio

Jennifer Rudolph Walsh is Executive Vice President and Co-Head of the William Morris Agency’s Worldwide Literary Department. In 2003, she became the first woman ever named to WMA’s Board of Directors.

Walsh joined WMA in 2000 when the agency acquired The Writers Shop, of which she was Co-Owner and Co-President. Walsh sits on the board of Room to Grow, a nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of babies born into poverty, and also founded the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award. Established in 2001, this annual award recognizes the work of young authors and celebrates their accomplishments publicly, making a difference in their lives as they continue to build their careers.

Walsh's prestigious and best-selling client list includes authors Sue Monk Kidd (The Secret Life of Bees), Alice Munro (The View from Castle Rock), Jeannette Walls (The Glass Castle), Anita Shreve (A Wedding in December), Kathy Reichs (Break No Bones), Fannie Flagg (Can’t Wait to Get to Heaven), Ann Brashares (Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants), Ken Burns (The Civil War), Marcus Buckingham (First Break All the Rules), Ethan Canin (America America),and the Starbucks book program (Ishmael Beah’s A Long Way Gone), among others.

She lives in Manhattan with her husband and their three children.


New York Times Article
Los Angeles Times Article
William Morris Agency