Rick Richter represents or (co-represents) numerous recent New York Times bestselling authors in both the adult and children’s markets, including the estate of Albert Einstein for the #1 bestselling series Max Einstein, Rolling Stone journalist Andy Greene for The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s, Sgt. Travis Mills and Marcus Brotherton for Tough as They Come, Marc and Angel Chernoff for Getting Back to Happy, Grace Byers for I Am Enough, and the estate of Muhammad Ali for Becoming Muhammad Ali.
Richter spent over a decade on Simon & Schuster’s Executive Committee as President, Children’s Book Division and President of Sales and Distribution, and brings a wide range of publishing and media expertise to his role at Aevitas. His areas of interest include self-help, pop culture, memoir, history, thriller, true crime, political and social issues, narrative food writing, and faith. He has deep experience and interest in children’s books, having overseen two of the nation’s top children’s publishers: Simon & Schuster and Candlewick Press.