Penguin Plume


At Plume, we are dedicated to publishing powerful nonfiction voices in the genres of pop culture, humor, and personality-based lifestyle books that both entertain and inform. Plume’s notable successes include New York Times bestsellers Trixie and Katya’s Guide to Modern Womanhood; Sona Movsesian’s The World’s Worst Assistant; Amber Share’s Subpar Parks; and Hannah Shaw’s Tiny But Mighty; as well as Elizabeth Cline’s The Conscious Closet, Anaïs Mitchell’s Working on a Song, and smart craft books like coloring books by Kerby Rosanes and François Gautier. Plume also publishes books about activism and those that celebrate diverse cultural experiences, from Martin Duberman’s Stonewall to the plays of August Wilson, including Fences, as well as Bernice McFadden’s Sugar and Helena María Viramontes’s Under the Feet of Jesus.

Forthcoming titles include Instagram influencer Lyn Slater’s How to Be Old; journalist Ashley Cullins’s Your Favorite Scary Movie; Spencer Henry and Madison Reyes’s Obitchuary based on the popular podcast of the same name; andTikToker Sam Kelly’s This Is Human History on Drugs.

Meet the Team