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 publishes bestselling, prize-winning, and acclaimed works by authors including NoViolet Bulawayo, Abigail Dean, Jamil Jan Kochai, Jen Sincero, Uzo Aduba, David Allen, Kristina Kuzmic, Andrew Ross Sorkin, Cassandra Jackson, Ada Calhoun, Idra Novey, and Gothataone Moeng.