Paper Over Board

Paper over Board

Located in the heart of Manhattan, Paper over Board was founded by accomplished publishing professional Kim Perel, in association with the renowned Irene Goodman Literary Agency.

We represent a dynamic roster of award-winning and bestselling novelists, memoirists, journalists, political figures, parenting experts, and more. Plus, we offer top-notch ghostwriting services and life-changing classes. We also specialize in mega platform-driven four-color lifestyle books in the areas of home décor, fashion, food, travel, and wellness.

We are passionate about discovering fresh voices and cultivating long-term careers, but most of all we pride ourselves on being fierce advocates for our authors and striving for client satisfaction at every step of the publishing process. We are committed to our work as life-long author champions and dedicated to building books as brands in new and innovative ways.

Most importantly, we love what we do, and it shines through in each and every project.
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Open today until 4:00 PM

Our Services

Book Proposal Course - Free 15 Minute Consultation
Are you looking to become a published author? Do you not know where to begin? Let's talk for 15 minutes so we can see if this course would be the right fit for you.
Ghost Writing - Free 15 Minute Consultation
Do you want to write a book but feel like you don't have the time? Maybe ghost writing is right for you! If you have a big story that needs to be told, let's talk for 15 minutes and see if we’re a match!

Our Staff

Kimberly Perel
Kim Perel began her career at Forbes magazine working in an editorial capacity, and later worked as an advertising copywriter. For over five years, Kim was an agent at Wendy Sherman Associates where she conceptualized sold, and even authored numerous books for major publishers. She is passionate about powerful writing and delicious sentences. She holds an MFA degree in Creative Writing from The New School where she studied with world-renowned professional writers in the areas of fiction and nonfiction. She also received her undergraduate Bachelor's degree in Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. In her spare time, she co-curates the popular H.I.P. Lit event series.