Plume Team

Penguin: Because Reading Matters

Jamie Knapp, Director of Publicity

Since joining Dutton in 2008, she has built buzzworthy and bestselling campaigns for many books including the Read with Jenna pick THE GIRL WITH THE LOUDING VOICE by Abi Daré, the New York Times bestseller TRIXIE AND KATYA’S GUIDE TO MODERN WOMANHOOD, NBA Star Andre Iguodala’s THE SIXTH MAN , and THE BOY by #1 New York Times bestselling author Tami Hoag.

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Stephanie Cooper, Director of Marketing

Stephanie Cooper is Director of Marketing for Dutton, Plume, and Tiny Reparations Books. She has more than 13 years of experience marketing bestselling trade books, including literary and commercial women’s fiction, narrative nonfiction and memoir, and pop culture and design books.

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Jill Schwartzman, Editorial Director

Jill Schwartzman joined Dutton in January 2012 with a mandate to acquire platform, publicity, and voice-driven nonfiction, with a focus on celebrity, pop culture, memoir, humor, music, biography, and narrative nonfiction.

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Benjamin Lee, VP, Associate Publisher of Paperbacks

Ben Lee joined Dutton, Putnam, and Berkley as Vice President, Associate Publisher of paperbacks in March 2015. He oversees the paperback conversion program for all of Dutton and Putnam’s books. Prior to joining Dutton, Putnam, and Berkley, Ben was most recently VP, Associate Publisher of Atria Books at Simon & Schuster, overseeing campaigns for many New York Times bestselling authors including Brad Thor, Jennifer Weiner, Vince Flynn, Theresa Caputo, Rachael Ray and Buddy Valastro.

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Christine Ball, Senior VP, Publisher

Christine has overseen the campaigns for many bestselling and award-winning authors including Rick Atkinson, Paul Auster, Harlan Coben, Lisa Gardner, Hank Green, Jasmine Guillory, Tami Hoag, Daniel Levitin, Barack Obama, Nick Offerman, and Delia Owens.

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Ivan Held, President

Ivan Held is President of Putnam, Dutton, and Berkley. He currently oversees business, editorial, and publishing strategies for Putnam and Berkley.

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