is a native of Virginia and was educated in the United States, France, and England. Moving to New York in 1992, he worked at several agencies, including Virginia Barber Literary Agency and William Morris Agency, before founding the agency in 1997. He is a member of the Association of Authors’ Representatives
Board of Directors, and is the board liaison to the Media and Digital Innovations Committee.
He is a Conservator member of the Young Lions Program at the New York Public Library, PEN American Center, a sponsor of The Moth, a member of The Author’s Guild, and a longtime Buddhist practitioner.
You may read an interview with William Clark on the Guide to Literary Agents site. Here is a .pdf of an abridged version of a speech he gave on “The Role of the Literary Agent.”