Nine editors and four agents from the U.S. and Canada have been named Jerusalem International Book Fair Fellows and will participate in programs and seminars at the 25th biennial Jerusalem International Book Fair, which takes place February 20 to 25. A group of 33 editors and 12 agents from 17 countries will participate in the international exchange of ideas with colleagues (many of them alumni fellows) and fair exhibitors, and learn about the Israeli publishing scene.
The 2011 JIBF Editor Fellows are Reagan Arthur of Little, Brown; Kristin Cochrane of Doubleday Canada; Jonathan Jao of Random House; Jenna Johnson of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Altie Karper of Schocken Books; Benjamin Schafer of Da Capo Press; Johnny Temple of Akashic Books; Iris Tupholme of HarperCollins Canada; and Emily Wichland of Longhill Partners. The Agent Fellows are Daniel Lazar of Writers House, Laurie Liss of Sterling Lord Literistic, P.J. Mark of Janklow & Nesbitt, and Bonnie Nadell of Frederick Hill Bonnie Nadell.