Literary agent who famously represented F. Scott Fitzgerald. During the 1920s, he worked for a Chicago-based magazine called College Humor.
He emerged as a writer, but found greater fulfillment and financial success as an editor.
In 1989, he published his first novel, an autobiography titled Sprinkled with Ruby Dust.
He was married twice: first to Norma, then to Ruth.
He once represented the author of the Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald.