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Penguin: Because Reading Matters

Suzy Swartz, Assistant Editor

Suzy Swartz joined Avery in 2017. She works with Lucia Watson on books like The Korean Vegan Cookbook by Joanne Lee Molinaro, The Alcohol Experiment by Annie Grace, Fiber Fueled by Will Bulsiewicz, MD, Sababa by Adeena Sussman, and The Gracias Madre Cookbook. Suzy’s first acquisition was The Zero-Waste Chef by Anne-Marie Bonneau, and she…

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Hannah Steigmeyer, Associate Editor

Associate Editor Hannah Steigmeyer joined Avery and TarcherPerigee in 2017 with a focus on nonfiction in the accessible science and health and wellness space. She has a special interest in novel entrepreneurial approaches to science, technology, health, and business. She is the Editor of Giving Hope, Fuel the Fire, and Prescription for Nutritional Healing, 6th…

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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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Nina Shield, Executive Editor

Executive Editor Nina Shield joined TarcherPerigee and Avery in 2017 with a focus on prescriptive non-fiction. For TarcherPerigee, she is particularly interested in inspirational, self-improvement/personal growth, creativity, spirituality, wellness, and workbooks/journals.

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Lucia Watson, Executive Editor

Lucia Watson, Executive Editor, began her publishing career as an editorial assistant at Viking in 1999. She joined Avery in 2005. Lucia acquires a diverse list of books in categories including health, psychology, science, parenting, memoir, food narrative, cooking, and lifestyle.

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Caroline Sutton, Editor-in-Chief

Cited as “the reigning queen of ‘Big Idea’ self-help” in New York Magazine, Caroline Sutton joined Penguin Group (USA) in 2009 as editor in chief of Hudson Street Press. A graduate of Harvard University, she has worked at many imprints including Random House, Ballantine, Touchstone, and Collins.

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