Partner and Literary Agent, ICM Partners

Alexandra Machinist is a partner and literary agent at ICM Partners. She specializes in discovering contemporary storytellers and bringing their work to all media formats including books (both domestically and internationally), movies, televisions series and podcasts, to name just a few. She represents a range of authors across many genres including numerous New York Times, award-winning and international best-sellers including Kevin Kwan (Crazy Rich Asians), Tomi Adeyemi (Children of Blood and Bone), Jen Sincero (You Are a Badass), Martha Hall Kelly (Lilac Girls), Elizabeth Acevedo (The Poet X), Beatriz Williams (The Summer Wives), and Sabaa Tahir (An Ember in the Ashes). Prior to publishing, she practiced law at Akin Gump. Alexandra serves on the board of the American Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) and the Publishers and Literary Committee of the New York Public Library.