Sheree Bykofsky Associates, Inc.: About Sheree Bykofsky


Sheree Bykofsky, AAR, represents over 100 book authors in all areas of adult non-fiction as well as literary and commercial fiction. Her non-fiction specialties include popular reference, business, health, psychology, poker, spirituality, self-help, humor, cookbooks, pop culture, biography, women's issues, decorating & crafts, music, and much more. Among Sheree's non-fiction clients are Taro Gold, Jane Eldershaw, Bill Walsh, Margo Perin, Albert Ellis, John Carpenter (first millionaire on "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?"), Bill Baker (President of Channel 13, PBS in NYC), Supermodel Roshumba, and Richard Roeper (of Ebert and Roeper). In the area of fiction, Sheree's clients include Donna Anders and Leslie Rule. (See a more comprehensive list of books represented by Sheree Bykofsky.)

Sheree is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Publishing at New York University and teaches at SEAK's conferences for doctors and lawyers. Visit for more information.

Author and Speaker

Sheree Bykofsky is the author, co-author and editor of more than twenty books, including the best-selling The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting Published (Pearson, 2003), now in its fourth edition, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Magazine Articles (Pearson, 2000), The New York Public Library Desk Reference (Simon & Schuster, 1989), three editions of the regional bestseller The Best Places to Kiss in and Around New York City (Beginning, 3rd edition, 1993), The Big Book of Life's Instructions, (Harper, 1995), Me: Five Years From Now (Warner, 1990 and then Hyperion, 1999), Sexy City Cocktails, (Adams, 2003), Popping the Question: Real-Life Stories of Marriage Proposals From the Romantic to the Bizarre (Walker, 1996), The 52 Most Romantic Dates in and Around New York City (Adams, 2001).  Sheree's most recent books include Put Your House on a Diet (Rodale, 2005) and The Downtown Girl’s Guide to Wine: How to Buy, Serve and Sip with Style and Sophistication (Adams). She has written articles for a variety of magazines and newspapers, including The Writer, which featured Sheree's cover story "The Six Secrets of Getting Published" in 2004. 

Sheree is also an avid poker player and author, with Lou Krieger, of Secrets the Pros Won’t Tell You About Winning Hold’Em Poker (Kensington) and The Rules of Poker: The Ultimate Argument Settler (Kensington).  In December 2005 Sheree placed first out of 164 women who competed in the World Series of Poker Ladies' Circuit Event at the Showboat in Atlantic City.

One of Sheree's oldest books, 500 Terrific Ideas for Organizing Everything (Simon & Schuster, 1992), has hundreds of thousands of copies in print and was recently #20 on after ten years in print. Many of Sheree's books, including Me: Five Years From Now have been selected by the Literary Guild and other book clubs. She gives walks and talks about travel and publishing at locations and venues such as the Learning Annex, Hyatt Hotel and other conferences, AOL, and Seminar Center. Sheree appeared on a special fundraising edition of "The Brian Lehrer Show" on NPR for an hour, generating nearly 200 pledges. She has appeared on "Good Day New York," "Eyewitness News," "News 1," and on television and radio stations nationwide, and she was a romantic consultant on NBC for a new reality show. Sheree also speaks widely about all areas of publishing at colleges, writer's conferences, and libraries.

Sheree, a member of ASJA, NATJA, IFWTWA, and Authors' Guild, is a freelance travel writer whose expertise is in romantic places, spas, luxury travel, food and wine, golf and skiing. Sheree is a contributor to,,,, TravelWorld International Magazine,, and (please visit her Travel Corner). She was a spa investigator for a Mexican Spa Reservation Service and contributed to a feature article in New York Magazine, highlighting spas and related pampering services.

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