Sophia Jimenez joined Simon & Schuster in 2014. She was previously an assistant at the Jennifer Lyons Literary Agency, working with award-winning authors and translators of both fiction and nonfiction. She interned at Farrar, Straus & Giroux and got her start in publishing with an internship for Badgerdog Publishing in Austin, TX, her hometown. She is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, where she studied literature and music, and the Denver Publishing Institute. She is interested in anything smart, quirky, and hilarious, be it fiction or nonfiction, and has a soft spot for books that champion minority voices.