Tracy Behar, SVP, Publisher, Avery and TarcherPerigee

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Tracy Behar, SVP and Publisher of Avery and TarcherPerigee, joined Penguin in 2024. She was previously at Little, Brown and Company, where she served as VP, Publisher, and Editor in Chief of the imprint she founded, Little, Brown Spark.

She publishes in the categories of health, psychology, self-help, science, nature, and reference, and her roster of authors includes Mark Hyman, Andrew Weil, David Perlmutter, Kerry Washington, Daniel Kahneman, Nicholas Christakis, Sue Johnson, John Ratey, William Sears, and Roy Peter Clark. Many of her books have been #1 bestsellers and have garnered awards, including the PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, and Books for a Better Life.