Lindsey Schwoeri, Senior Editor

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Lindsey Schwoeri joined Viking Penguin in 2013 after six years at Random House. She publishes literary and upmarket commercial fiction (most commonly with a suspense or mystery element), narrative nonfiction, and memoir. In nonfiction, she is particularly drawn to books that illuminate political or social issues through individual stories; other interests include arts, culture, and entertainment; animals and nature; feminism, women’s health, and motherhood. She has edited multiple New York Times bestsellers, a Reese’s Book Club pick, and an Edgar Award winner, and the authors she’s published have been finalists for the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Booker Prize, and the Women’s Prize, among others. They include the novelists Mona Awad, Flynn Berry, Halle Butler, Rebecca Makkai, Sarah Thankam Mathews, Sunjeev Sahota, Phillip B. Williams, and Alejandro Zambra; journalists Bianca Bosker, Melissa Segura, and Yuan Yang; Uber whistleblower Susan Fowler; and U.S. Senator Mazie K. Hirono.