Arthur Klebanoff: President

Arthur Klebanoff has been the owner and president of the Scott Meredith Literary Agency for over 20 years. Since the 1970s, he is a leading literary agent and influential presence in the publishing industry having represented books that have grossed greater than $1 billion in retail sales. He is also the author of The Agent: Personalities, Politics and Publishing (2002). As founder and CEO of RosettaBooks LLC (2001), the leading independent eBook publisher, Klebanoff strives to introduce authors whose print titles are a vibrant element of the ongoing cultural dialogue in the eBook space. RosettaBooks publishes Stephen Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,Brave New World, Slaughterhouse-Five, A Passage to India, Shoeless Joe, Winston Churchill’s The Gathering Storm, and most recently Arthur C. Clarke’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, among many others.

A graduate of Harvard Law School (Law Review, 1972) and Yale University, Arthur Klebanoff is also an advisor to Youth Communication in New York City.

Mary Jo Anne Valko Warner:
Rights Manager
Mary Jo Anne Valko Warner has worked with Arthur Klebanoff since 1978. Mary Jo handles the negotiation and contracting for the 3,000+ titles in the Easton Press program and is one of the senior rights buyers in the trade publishing industry.
Maxine Schweitzer:
VP, Finance

Maxine Schweitzer has handled Finance for The Scott Meredith Literary Agency for more than 10 years. She also handles Finance for RosettaBooks. Schweitzer has a BA from New York University and an MS from Simmons College.

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