John Parsley oversees the editorial department of Dutton and its imprints Plume, Tiny Reparations, and Caliber, in addition to acquiring a focused list of nonfiction and fiction titles. John was previously VP, Executive Editor at Little, Brown. He has edited many New York Times bestsellers, and authors John has worked with have won or been finalists for the Aspen Book Awards, Books for a Better Life Award, Carnegie Medal, Edgar Award, Kirkus Prize, LA Times Book Prize, Lukas Prize, National Book Award, NBCC Award, NYT Notables, Orion Book Award, PEN Awards, Pulitzer Prize, and TIME 100.
Recent and upcoming titles on John’s list include Scott Ellsworth’s National Book Award longlist title, The Ground Breaking; Andre Iguodala’s The Sixth Man, selected by President Obama as a favorite book; Hell of a Book, the National Book Award winner in fiction, by Jason Mott; E.G. Scott’s upcoming thrilling novel, The Rule of Three; Pulitzer winner Gene Weingarten’s One Day, “one of the 50 best nonfiction books of the last 25 years” (Slate); Elizabeth Williamson’s forthcoming Sandy Hook; and Timothy Winegard’s bestselling history, The Mosquito and his forthcoming, The Horse.