Lisset Lanza, Editorial Assistant

Lisset Lanza joined Dutton in April 2022 as an editorial assistant. She previously reported on local news and politics and her published magazine work is focused on health and lifestyle content. Lisset hopes to acquire voice-driven literary and commercial fiction with a focus on cultural critique and family dynamics. She’s interested in themes of mysticism,…

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Veronica Velasco, Editorial Assistant

Veronica Velasco

Veronica Velasco joined Portfolio in September 2021. She is repeatedly drawn towards nonfiction that aims to help us better connect with each other, professionally and personally, through idea-driven books and compelling narratives. With a particular interest in journalism, politics, psychology, sociology, feminism, and self-help, she is eager to seek out books with stories that aim…

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Marie Michels, Editorial Assistant

Marie Michels (she/her) joined Pamela Dorman Books as an editorial assistant in 2020, after beginning her career in literary agencies. She has been fortunate to work with a wide range of authors, from New York Times bestsellers Ashley Audrain and Clare Pooley to the late, revered spy novelist John le Carré. She is a graduate…

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Lindsay Ribar, Contracts, Finance, and Subsidiary Rights Manager

Associate Editor Sarah Blumenstock joined Berkley in 2016. Prior to joining Berkley she sold foreign and domestic rights for Penguin Young Readers. Sarah acquires commercial women’s fiction and romance—both historical and contemporary. Some of her recent and upcoming titles include The Star-Crossed Sisters of Tuscany by New York Times bestselling author Lori Nelson Spielman, A Touch of Forever by USA Today bestselling author Jo Goodman, Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore and Faker by Sarah Smith.

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DAW: Read More

DAW accepts unsolicited submissions of science fiction and fantasy novels. We cannot consider short stories, short story collections, novellas, or poetry. The average length of the novels we publish varies, but is almost never fewer than 80,000 words.

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Nina Rodriguez-Marty, Associate Editor

Nina Rodriguez-Marty Assistant Editor Portfolio

Nina Rodríguez-Marty joined Sentinel in 2019. She is most drawn to prescriptive and idea-driven nonfiction that speaks at the crossroads of work and life, in categories like business, self-help, behavioral science, entrepreneurship, and peak performance. She’s also fascinated by writers who can turn mainstream convention on its head with well-earned arguments or moving narratives. Among…

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Kimberly Meilun, Assistant Editor

Kimberly Meilun, Assistant Editor

Kimberly Meilun joined Portfolio in 2019 after working in anti-financial crime consulting and criminal defense. She’s interested in acquiring books by leaders who are reforming systems and institutions, prescriptive business and personal development books by female authors with strong voices and points of view, prescriptive and inspirational books by and for ambitious creatives, and idea-driven…

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Megan McCormack, Editorial Assistant

Megan McCormack Editorial Assistant Portfolio

Megan McCormack joined Portfolio in January 2021. She is interested in narrative and idea-driven nonfiction that teaches us about the human mind or human behavior in unexpected ways. Always curious and eager for new knowledge, she is drawn to learning from the experts on surprising subcultures, business scandals and corporate underbellies, and the intersection of…

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Nina Rodriguez-Marty, Associate Editor

Nina Rodriguez-Marty Assistant Editor Portfolio

Nina Rodríguez-Marty joined Portfolio in 2019. She is interested in practical and idea-driven nonfiction that speaks to readers at the crossroads of work and life, in categories such as self-help, business, pop psychology, behavioral science, and entrepreneurship. There’s also room on her list for brilliant thinkers who can turn mainstream convention on its head. Her…

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Helen Healey, Editor

Helen Healey, Editor

Helen Healey joined Portfolio in 2017. She aims to identify leaders, thinkers, and agitators who challenge the status quo and improve the lives of ordinary Americans. She’s interested in a sweeping range of nonfiction, from personal finance and mental toughness to investigative journalism and racial and economic justice. She has edited two New York Times…

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