Pamela Dorman Books Team

Penguin: Because Reading Matters

Marie Michels, Assistant Editor

Marie Michels (she/her) joined Pamela Dorman Books in 2020, after beginning her career in literary agencies. She has been fortunate to work with a wide range of authors, from New York Times bestsellers Ashley Audrain and Clare Pooley to the late, revered spy novelist John le Carré. She is a graduate of the University of…

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Jeramie Orton, Editor

Jeramie Orton (she/her) is an associate editor at Pamela Dorman Books/Viking; she’s seeking upmarket commercial fiction (both contemporary and historical), fresh dystopian narratives, elevated rom-coms, and domestic thrillers. She is particularly keen to see stories from around the globe, as well as contemporary narratives that are rooted in, or explore the identity of, the New American South.

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Pamela Dorman, Vice President and Publisher

Pamela Dorman is Vice President and Publisher of Pamela Dorman Books/Viking. In her more than thirty years at Penguin, Dorman has acquired and edited the multimillion-copy #1 bestsellers The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd, Me Before You and The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes, Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman (a selection of the Reese Witherspoon Book Club and optioned by Witherspoon’s Hello, Sunshine for feature film), The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards, Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding, and The Deep End of the Ocean by Jacquelyn Mitchard, which was the first selection of the Oprah Book Club.

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