Kate Stark is Senior Vice President, Associate Publisher for Viking and Penguin, Penguin Classics and their imprints. She joined Viking in January of 2015, overseeing the marketing and publicity departments. Prior to joining Viking Kate had been the Marketing Director for Putnam Books. Kate was also Associate Publisher and Director of Marketing for Riverhead Books. She has overseen the campaigns of many bestselling authors including Amor Towles, Sue Monk Kidd, Ruth Ozeki, Rebecca Makkai, Jojo Moyes, Adam Grant, Elaine Welteroth, Maria Shriver, as well as Khaled Hosseini, Paula Hawkins, Brit Bennet, Lauren Groff, Dan Pink, Meg Wolitzer, and Emma Straub.