Ashley Di Dio, Assistant Editor

Ashley Di Dio joined Putnam in 2020 and publishes upmarket book club fiction across multiple genres that focuses on resilient characters, diverse perspectives, and asks big moral questions. Her nonfiction leans narrative in nature and includes memoir, self-help, psychology, and select history with a pop culture, millennial/gen-z, or feminist bent.

Ashley has worked with New York Times bestselling and acclaimed authors Naomi Krupitsky, Jill Santopolo, Frances Liardet, Annabel Monaghan, KJ Dell’Antonia, and Amita Parikh, among others. Her recent and upcoming fiction includes Under the Tamarind Tree by Nigar Alam, Four Squares by Bobby Finger, While We Were Burning by Sara Koffi, The Price You Pay by Nick Petrie, The Christmas Wager by Holly Cassidy, and Hot Summer by Elle Everhart. Her upcoming nonfiction includes Too Tired to Fight by Erin and Stephen Mitchell, The Relaxed Woman by Nicola Jane Hobbs, and The Cost of Quiet by Colette Fehr.