Laura Tisdel, Executive Editor

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Laura Tisdel (she/her) began her career as a publicist at Viking and returned as an executive editor in 2015 after five years at Little, Brown. She acquires voice-driven fiction and nonfiction in categories ranging from domestic suspense, literary, and genre-bending novels to prescriptive nonfiction and memoir. She devours books with a strong sense of place, that tackle thorny issues through a personal lens, and address science, medical history, and personal growth through storytelling. She has published bestselling, prize-winning, and acclaimed works by authors including NoViolet Bulawayo, Abigail Dean, Jamil Jan Kochai, Deborah Harkness, Dr. Sunita Puri, and Jen Sincero.