Ken Sherman | Ken Sherman & Associates
Ken Sherman is President of Ken Sherman & Associates, a Los Angeles based literary agency (www.kenshermanassociates.com). The company was established in 1989, and handles film, television, and book writers, as well as selling film, television and stage rights for books and life-rights.
An agent for more than twenty years, Ken has accumulated an impressive list of clients, living and not, with notable names such as David Guterson, Anne Perry, Franz Kafka, Willa Cather, John Updike, Starhawk, and Eleanor Roosevelt. He has taught and lectured extensively at venues including UCLA, USC, Loyola Marymount University, both in New Orleans and Los Angeles, The Santa Barbara Writers’ conference, the American Film Institute, The San Francisco Writers Conference, The Maui Writers Conference, The University of Oklahoma, Sherwood Oaks Experiment College, The Santa Fe Writers Conference, The La Jolla Writer's Conference, The Novelists, Inc. Conference in San Diego, The Chautauqua Institute, The Aspen Institute, the Aspen Summers Words Writers Conference, and The Eugene International Film Festival.
Since graduating from the University of California-Berkeley with a major in psychology, Ken has returned numerous times to the classroom to teach his course, “The Business of Writing for Screen, Television and the Publishing Worlds,” at both USC and UCLA. He also co-taught a screenwriting class for many years at the Eugene International Film Festival where he was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Ken maintains strong community involvement as having served as an Arts and Cultural Affairs Commissioner for the City of West Hollywood, as a founding member of the British Academy of Film and Television/Los Angeles chapter (BAFTA), and as a member of both the Academy of Television Arts and Science and the International Advisory Board of the Christopher Isherwood Foundation.
Seeking: all genres
Ken will be participating in 15-minute consults, a 1-hour critique roundtable, and the agent/editor panel luncheon.