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Penguin: Because Reading Matters

Sareer Khader, Assistant Editor

Associate Editor Sarah Blumenstock joined Berkley in 2016. Prior to joining Berkley she sold foreign and domestic rights for Penguin Young Readers. Sarah acquires commercial women’s fiction and romance—both historical and contemporary. Some of her recent and upcoming titles include The Star-Crossed Sisters of Tuscany by New York Times bestselling author Lori Nelson Spielman, A Touch of Forever by USA Today bestselling author Jo Goodman, Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore and Faker by Sarah Smith.

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Liz Sellers, Assistant Editor

Associate Editor Sarah Blumenstock joined Berkley in 2016. Prior to joining Berkley she sold foreign and domestic rights for Penguin Young Readers. Sarah acquires commercial women’s fiction and romance—both historical and contemporary. Some of her recent and upcoming titles include The Star-Crossed Sisters of Tuscany by New York Times bestselling author Lori Nelson Spielman, A Touch of Forever by USA Today bestselling author Jo Goodman, Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore and Faker by Sarah Smith.

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Angela Kim, Assistant Editor

Associate Editor Sarah Blumenstock joined Berkley in 2016. Prior to joining Berkley she sold foreign and domestic rights for Penguin Young Readers. Sarah acquires commercial women’s fiction and romance—both historical and contemporary. Some of her recent and upcoming titles include The Star-Crossed Sisters of Tuscany by New York Times bestselling author Lori Nelson Spielman, A Touch of Forever by USA Today bestselling author Jo Goodman, Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore and Faker by Sarah Smith.

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Jenn Snyder, Assistant Editor

Associate Editor Sarah Blumenstock joined Berkley in 2016. Prior to joining Berkley she sold foreign and domestic rights for Penguin Young Readers. Sarah acquires commercial women’s fiction and romance—both historical and contemporary. Some of her recent and upcoming titles include The Star-Crossed Sisters of Tuscany by New York Times bestselling author Lori Nelson Spielman, A Touch of Forever by USA Today bestselling author Jo Goodman, Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore and Faker by Sarah Smith.

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Miranda Hill, Assistant Editor

Associate Editor Sarah Blumenstock joined Berkley in 2016. Prior to joining Berkley she sold foreign and domestic rights for Penguin Young Readers. Sarah acquires commercial women’s fiction and romance—both historical and contemporary. Some of her recent and upcoming titles include The Star-Crossed Sisters of Tuscany by New York Times bestselling author Lori Nelson Spielman, A Touch of Forever by USA Today bestselling author Jo Goodman, Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore and Faker by Sarah Smith.

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Sarah Blumenstock, Senior Editor

Associate Editor Sarah Blumenstock joined Berkley in 2016. Prior to joining Berkley she sold foreign and domestic rights for Penguin Young Readers. Sarah acquires commercial women’s fiction and romance—both historical and contemporary. Some of her recent and upcoming titles include The Star-Crossed Sisters of Tuscany by New York Times bestselling author Lori Nelson Spielman, A Touch of Forever by USA Today bestselling author Jo Goodman, Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore and Faker by Sarah Smith.

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Jessica Wade, Executive Editor

Jessica Wade is a senior editor at Berkley, acquiring mostly in the areas of mystery and fiction with a speculative element. She joined the imprint in 2004 and has acquired and worked with a list of bestselling and award-winning authors, including Aliette de Bodard, William Gibson, Faith Hunter, Sofie Kelly, Mark Lawrence, Anthony Ryan, and Chloe Neill.

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Michelle Vega, Executive Editor

Michelle Vega is a Senior Editor at Berkley. She started her publishing career as an intern for Viking and then worked as editorial coordinator for Alpha Books. She began her career with Berkley in 2005. Since that time, Michelle has been heavily involved in the Prime Crime mystery imprint working with New York Times Bestselling authors like Rhys Bowen and Miranda James.

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Kristine Swartz, Senior Editor

Some of her recent and upcoming titles include The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams, Well-Behaved Indian Women by Saumya Dave, Not the Girl You Marry by USA Today bestselling author Andie J. Christopher, and A Cowboy Under the Mistletoe by New York Times bestselling author Jessica Clare.

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Jen Monroe, Senior Editor

Jen Monroe joined Berkley in November 2016. She acquires psychological suspense/thrillers; dark, edgy book club women’s fiction; speculative fiction; and narrative nonfiction. Her recent and upcoming titles include My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing, How Quickly She Disappears by Raymond Fleischmann, and Happy and You Know It by Laura Hankin. Previously, Jen spent two years at HarperAudio where she spearheaded original programming, and produced in-house podcast HarperAudio Presents.

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