Areas of interest: Commerical Fiction, Memoir, General Nonfiction
Authors include: Vince Flynn, Jodi Picoult, Brad Thor, John Connolly, Glenn Beck, Liza Marklund, Malla Nunn, Kristina Ohlsson, Nicolle Wallace, Isaac Marion, Julie Kramer, James Wesley, Rawles, Alex Adams, David Lyons, Mike DeSimone, Jeff Jenssen, Sister Souljah
Areas of interest: Fiction: African American, International, Literary, Commercial, Women's, Speculative, Historical, Erotic Nonfiction: Autobiography, Biography, Popular History, Mind/Body/Spirit, Inspiration, Popular Culture, Current Affairs, Fashion/Beauty, Health, Personal Finance
Authors include: James Meredith, Common, Nelson Mandela, Joan Steinau Lester, Amy Hill Hearth, T.D. Jakes, Zane, Sheila Weller, Blair Underwood, Farai Chideya, Victoria Rowell, Walter Mosley, Maryse Conde, Vickie Stringer, Tananarive Due, Kevin Powell, Common, Mikki Taylor, Lorene Cary, George Clinton, Talib Kweli, Rick James, Nas, Toure, Reyna Grande
Areas of interest: Quality Commercial Fiction and Nonfiction, including Memoirs, Parenting, and Health and Beauty
Authors include: Jennifer Weiner, Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus, Sarah Pekkanen, Amy Hatvany, Randy Susan Meyers, Christina Schwarz, Susan Fales-Hill, Marlo Thomas, Jamie McGuire, Taylor Jenkins Reid
Areas of interest: Quality Commercial Fiction: Historical, Women, Thrillers, Literary. Inspirational Self-help, Narrative Nonfiction, Foreign Translations and Books for our International, Latino, and Spanish-language lines
Authors include: Laura Esquivel, Laura Day, Jorge Posada, Daisy Martinez, Javier Sierra, Felix Palma, Maria Dueñas, Juan Gomez-Jurado, Peter Prange, Augusto Cury, Dr.Elisha Goldstein, Maria Celeste Arrarás, Daisy Fuetnes, Liz Balmaseda, Xu Xiaobin
Areas of interest: Memoir, Celebrity, Self-help, Health/Healing, Suspense/Thriller, historical, Book Club Fiction
Authors include: Dr. Michael Mosley and Mimi Spencer, Kirstie Alley, Tom Sizemore, M.J. Rose, Dr. Jeffry Life, A.D. Scott, Lisa Niemi Swayze, Jessica Buchanan and Erik Landemalm, Hannah Luce.
Areas of interest: Commercial and literary fiction (including mystery, crime, and historical), thought-provoking, message-driven memoirs, and a few select cookbooks.
Authors include: Rosie Alison, Paul Cleave, Sahar Delijani, Ronlyn Domingue, Ron Douglas, Posie Graeme-Evans, Cathi Hanauer, Ellen Hopkins, Lisa Jewell, Douglas Kennedy, William Kent Krueger, Kim McCosker, Juliet Nicolson, Katherine Preston, Aarón Sánchez, Dominic Smith, Abigail Tarttelin.
Sarah Cantin works with Greer Hendricks and her own list of authors.
Areas of interest: Quality Commercial, Literary, and Historical Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Memoir, Travel, Narrative Nonfiction, Popular Culture
Kate Cetrulo works with Emily Bestler, along with her own list of authors.
Areas of interest: Commercial Fiction, Memoir, General Nonfiction
Todd Hunter works with Malaika Adero.
Areas of interest: African American, Nonfiction, Literary and Commercial Fiction, Political, and Suspense/Mystery/Thriller
Authors include: Terrance Dean, Janice Rhoshalle Littlejohn and Christelyn Karazin, Jeff Farley, Kim Brooks, R.G. Belsky
Titles Include: Mogul, You Get What You Play For, and Swirling
Zane is the New York Times bestselling author of fourteen titles. In addition to writing, Zane is the publisher of Strebor Books International, an imprint of Atria/Simon & Schuster. Under Strebor, Zane is responsible for acquiring dozens of titles per year and currently has more than seventy-five authors under her imprint, including the Honorable Judge Greg Mathis and New York Times bestselling author Omar Tyree. In December 2005, Strebor Books became the first major publishing house to implement an independent sales representative program. In 2007, Zane launched two new lines of books and published a record 60 titles. In 2009, she launched another line of books called Strebor Quickiez.
Charmaine R. Parker is a former newspaper journalist who worked as a reporter, copy editor, and managing editor. She is the publishing director for Strebor Books.
Paul Olsewski has truly worked on book campaigns from the far right to the far left, including books from Newt Gingrich, Margaret Thatcher, Senator John Edwards, Dolly Parton, and Boy George. Being a dog person, his favorite project remains My Life as a Dog, the memoir by Moose, aka Eddie from television's Fraiser.
David Brown has spearheaded the #1 New York Times bestselling campaigns of Jodi Picoult, Vince Flynn, and Brad Thor. Additionally, he has led publicity campaigns for Apolo Ohno, Shirley MacLaine, Evander Holyfield, and Damon Wayans.
Lisa Sciambra joined Atria Books in October 2009 and enjoys coordinating publicity campaigns for the Atria cookbook line including cookbooks from Rachael Ray, Buddy Valastro, Carla Hall and the Rachael Ray Books imprint. She also handles publicity for the bestselling FastDiet franchise, and books by #1 New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Weiner and M.J. Rose.
Yona Deshommes is responsible for coordinating publicity for Strebor Books, Atria's African-American literature line, and is the in-house publicity liaison for Cash Money Content Books. She has worked with myriad authors that include New York Times bestselling authors Common (One Day It'll All Make Sense), TD Jakes (Let It Go) and Zane (Addicted). Her current and upcoming projects include Mayor for Life by Marion Barry with Omar Tyree, Things I Should Have Told My Daughter by Pearl Cleage, Black and White by Richard Williams and Glow by Rick James with David Ritz.
Mellony Torres handles publicity for a range of genres, including women's fiction, historical fiction, nonfiction, and memoirs. Mellony has worked on New York Times bestsellers America's Most Wanted Recipes by Ron Douglas, Kate Morton's The Secret Keeper, The Map of Time by Felix J. Palma and Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion. Mellony also works with many of the Latino authors, which are part of the Atria Español Latino publishing program that was launched in the spring of 2006. She is currently working with the acclaimed author of Schindler’s List, Thomas Keneally on his new novel The Daughters of Mars and Unbreakable, the authorized autobiography by the late internationally bestselling recording artist Jenni Rivera.
Ariele joined Atria in August 2010 and handles publicity for a wide range of genres. She has launched publicity campaigns for New York Times bestselling author Spencer Quinn, legendary golfers Tom Watson and Sir Nick Faldo, spearheaded Atria’s Indie author initiative with New York Times bestsellers Jamie McGuire and Tina Reber and has contributed to publicity campaigns for Shania Twain, Jodi Picoult, Vince Flynn, Brad Thor, Nina Garcia, Sir Roger Moore, and Portia de Rossi. Genres of interest include commercial & literary fiction, narrative nonfiction, how-to’s, pop culture, and pet care.
Benjamin Lee oversees the marketing campaigns for Atria Books, Washington Square Press, Atria/Beyond Words, Strebor Books, and Atria Español and acts as a liaison between editorial and sales and editorial and marketing.
Hillary Tisman serves as a liaison between the Atria publisher's office and the bookselling community, and she coordinates marketing campaigns for individual titles and authors as well as multi-title promotions.
Darlene Delillo oversees domestic, international and foreign publications of all the Secret titles, in all formats: The Secret, The Secret Gratitude Book, and The Secret Daily Teachings, all by Rhonda Byrne; and The Secret to Teen Power, by Paul Harrington. She is also the Program Manager for Atria Distribution Client Cash Money Content.
As publisher and founder of Atria Books, Judith has ultimate responsibility for all the editorial, publishing, and marketing activities of the Atria imprint. Judith believes in creating books that are physically beautiful and that can help to shape the culture in positive, constructive ways. She was the guiding force behind the publishing of the international phenomenon The Secret by Rhonda Byrne (more than 16 million copies sold). Judith is an industry leader in adopting new technologies and developing innovative marketing strategies. She currently teaches a course at New York University called "From Writer to Reader: An Introduction to Book Publishing" (Spring semester). In just ten years, she has overseen Atria’s growth into a consistently successful and forward-thinking division within legendary publishing powerhouse Simon & Schuster, Inc. A native of Australia, Judith has been an executive in American publishing since 1996.
Areas of interest: Quality Commerical Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Memoir, Biography, Popular Culture
Authors include: John Lescroart, Alan Light, Joseph Kanon, Shirley MacLaine, Spencer Quinn, Jill Bialosky, Portia de Rossi, Dr. Drew Pinsky, Thomas Keneally, Joe Eszterhas, Lucinda Riley, James Gavin, Donald McCaig, Kunal Nayyar
Megan works with Emily Bestler, and is developing her own list of authors.
Areas of interest: Literary, women’s and historical fiction; memoir and narrative nonfiction focusing on food, travel, fashion, and the arts.
Lee Anna works with Ben Lee in the Publisher's Office, acting as a liaison between editorial, sales, publicity, and marketing. She also manages the imprint's social media platforms and really wants you to follow @AtriaBooks and "like" Facebook.com/AtriaBooks.
Kitt works with Judith Curr. She manages the publisher’s schedule and acts as a go-between for all departments.
Kristen Lemire works with Kimberly Goldstein and assists in the management of Atria’s full title list and acts as a go-between for all departments.
Daniel Loedel works with Peter Borland and is developing his own list of titles.
Areas of interest: Quality Commercial and Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction, Popular History, and Current Events
Authors include: T.R. Williams, Genevieve Valentine, Damien Lewis, Gavin Edwards, Will Storr, Catherine Chanter, Jordi Punti, Jon Baird, and Kevin Costner
Areas of interest: Psychology and science; nature (animal, mineral, vegetable); memoir and history; narrative nonfiction; spirituality and religion; food/cooking, health, nutrition.
Authors include: Lawrence Krauss, Martin Seligman, Jean Twenge, Shane Lopez, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Buddy Valastro, Chloe Coscarelli, Carla Hall, Mark Obmascik, Stephen Mitchell, Lynne McTaggart.
Donna Loffredo works with Leslie Meredith and is developing her own list of titles.
Areas of interest: Memoir, popular history, philosophy, psychology, health, and food
Daniella Wexler works with Sarah Durand and Sarah Branham, and is developing her own list of titles.
Areas of interest: Sophisticated, upmarket fiction with commercial appeal; Memoir; Narrative Nonfiction; Humor; Blog-to-Book.
Authors include: Chloe Benjamin, Laurie Davis, Vicky and Brian Riordan, Tom Cheshire, Claudia Long, Michele Wright
Jackie joined Atria Books in 2012. She works on multi-title promotions and title-specific marketing campaigns. Genres of interest include literary and commercial fiction, narrative non-fiction, young adult, and cookbooks.
Saikat Saha works with the publisher's office on all online marketing initiatives for authors and title-specific campaigns.
Dawn Davis, Vice President and Publisher
In April 2013, Dawn Davis joined Simon & Schuster as the VP and Publisher of 37 INK, an imprint within the Atria Publishing Group. Her first book, The Butler: A Witness to History, was a New York Times Bestseller. For twelve years, she had been at HarperCollins, directing the Amistad imprint. During her time at Amistad, she published numerous well-known, highly-acclaimed bestselling authors including Edward P. Jones, author of The Known World, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle and the IMPAC Awards for Fiction; Steve Harvey, author of the #1 bestsellers Straight Talk, No Chaser and Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, which launched as a #1 box office film and talk show; Chris Gardner, whose life story was published as the memoir The Pursuit of Happyness and the inspiration for the popular motion picture starring Will Smith; Attica Locke, author of Black Water Rising, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Edgar Award, and Dolen Perkins-Valdez, author of the NYT bestselling novel Wench.
Tory Lowy, Publicity Assistant
Tory joined Atria Books in May 2013 after attending NYU and the Columbia Publishing Course and completing an internship at W.W. Norton & Company. She has contributed to publicity campaigns for Samantha Geimer's The Girl and Thomas Keneally's The Daughters of Mars. Genres of interest include literary and commercial fiction, non-fiction and memoir.
Aly D'Amato works with Kimberly Goldstein and Kristen Lemire and assists in the management of Atria's title list and acts as a go-between for all departments.