Meet the Scribner Team

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Susan Moldow, Executive Vice President and Publisher of Scribner, has been the imprint’s publisher since May 1994. During her tenure at Scribner, the venerable imprint has continued to add names of great and lasting value such as Don DeLillo, Colm Toibin, Kathy Reichs, Andrew Solomon, Jeannette Walls, and Stephen King to its stellar backlist, which features Annie Proulx, Margaret Mitchell, Richard Adams, The Joy of Cooking, the classic works of Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald.  Prior to joining Scribner, Ms. Moldow served as vice president, associate publisher and editor-in-chief of the HarperCollins trade division.  Previously, she was vice president and editor-in-chief of the Doubleday division of Bantam Doubleday Dell.

Nan Graham
, Vice President and Editor-in-Chief of Scribner, has been the Editor-in-Chief of Scribner for fifteen years. Before coming to Scribner she worked at Viking Penguin. Her authors include Don DeLillo, Stephen King, Annie Proulx, Amy Hempel, Monica Ali, Miranda July, Kathy Reichs, Colm Toibin, and Andrew Solomon. She edited the memoirs The Liars’ Club by Mary Karr, Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt, The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls, Born Standing Up by Steve Martin, and Living History by Hillary Rodham Clinton. In 2009, the New York Times Book Review named two of her books among the ten best of the year: Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls and A Short History of Women by Kate Walbert. Her 2010 titles include Memory Wall by Tony Doerr, The New Yorker Stories by Ann Beattie, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee, and Don DeLillo’s Point Omega.

Rosalind (Roz) Lippel
, Vice President and Associate Publisher of Scribner, has been with the imprint since 1995.  She edits a small number of books including mysteries written by Carol Higgins Clark, and non-fiction titles by Mary Buffett and David Clark.

Colin Harrison
, Vice President and Senior Editor at Scribner, is interested in current events, culture, politics, history, memoir, sports, science, crime, investigative reporting, and fiction. His most recent Scribner books include: Raymond Carver, by Carol Sklenicka; Inside of a Dog by Alexandra Horowitz; and Just Like Us by Helen Thorpe.

Brant Rumble
, Senior Editor at Scribner, acquires and edits a variety of narrative nonfiction, memoir, and literary fiction; the usual subjects include pop culture, subcultures, music, and sports. His list includes New York Times bestselling author Chuck Klosterman, novelist John L. Parker, Jr., and multi-faceted writer and performer Jonathan Ames. Brant’s recent titles include Klosterman’s Eating the Dinosaur; The Onion’s Our Front Pages; the A.V. Club’s Inventory; John Freeman’s The Tyranny of E-Mail; Douglas Coupland’s Generation A; Seth Rogovoy’s Bob Dylan: Prophet, Mystic, Poet; Blues & Chaos: The Music Writing of Robert Palmer; and Willie Mays: The Life, The Legend by James S. Hirsch.

Alexis Gargagliano
, Senior Editor at Scribner, edits narrative non-fiction and fiction. Her authors include Matt Bondurant, Staceyann Chin, Sonya Chung, Jennifer Gilmore, Alex Lemon, Basharat Peer, and Joanna Smith Rakoff. She is also the editor of Linda Grant whose novel The Clothes on Their Backs was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2008 and Robin Romm whose memoir The Mercy Papers was a New York Times Notable Book and was selected by Entertainment Weekly as one of the ten best nonfiction books of 2009.

Anna deVries
, Assistant Editor at Scribner, is interested in smart, confident writing, particularly: crime and mystery novels; dark, edgy fiction; and well-written, thought-provoking non-fiction in the fields of history, science, and philosophy. Her most recent Scribner title is Sexually, I’m More of a Switzerland, a collection of personal ads from the London Review of Books. She is the editor of Bad Traffic by Simon Lewis, which was nominated for a Los Angeles Times Book Prize.

Whitney Frick
, Associate Editor at Scribner, began her publishing career with the imprint in 2006 after graduating from Northwestern University. She is interested in up-market women’s fiction, voice-driven and commercial memoir, general lifestyle titles, food writing and cookbooks. Past projects include No Way Home, a memoir by Carolos Acosta; The Cracker Kitchen, a cookbook by Janis Owens; Secrets of a Buccaneer-Scholar by James Bach; and Dreaming in French by Megan McAndrew.  Her current titles include It Takes Two by Patrizia Chen; We Feel Fine by Sep Kamvar and Jonathan Harris; Green Barbarians by Ellen Sandbeck.

Samantha Martin
, Associate Editor at Scribner, has been with the imprint since 2004, after starting her career at Atria Books. She acquires literary fiction, including historical fiction; memoir; and narrative non-fiction, particularly that with a cultural, investigative, scientific, female, or unique historical bent. In addition, she acquires a select few narrative family, parenting, and education titles.  She also manages the Collected Works of W.B. Yeats series.  She has edited the New York Times Notable selection Amateur Barbarians by Robert Cohen, The Cure for Grief by Nellie Hermann, Writing Motherhood by Lisa Garrigues, Animal Investigators by Laurel Neme, and Lost at School by Ross W. Greene, PhD. Her current titles include Amen, Amen, Amen by Abby Sher; Model Home by Eric Puchner; Lost by Alice Lichtenstein; Boys and Girls Like You and Me: Stories by bestselling author Aryn Kyle; Wild Horse Annie and the Last of the Mustangs by David Cruise and Alison Griffiths; and Eat, Sleep, Poop: A Common Sense Guide to Your Baby’s First Year by Scott W. Cohen, MD.

Kelsey Smith
, Editorial Assistant at Scribner to Colin Harrison and Alexis Gargagliano, joined the imprint in 2010. A graduate of Middlebury College, she began her career in publishing at Picador. She currently works on a diverse list of titles, ranging in subject from current events, to science, memoir, and literary fiction.

Kara Watson
, Scribner Publishing Manager, has been with the imprint since 2005. A graduate of Colby College and the Columbia Publishing Course, Kara got her start in the book business as events coordinator at an independent bookstore in Ketchum, Idaho. She acquires titles on a limited basis and is most interested in literary fiction, memoir, narrative nonfiction, and books about food and wine. She is the editor of In Search of Bacchus by George Taber.

Paul Whitlatch
, Assistant Editor at Scribner, has worked on titles by such diverse authors as Rafael Yglesias, Witold Rybczynski, and Ruth Rendell. His current projects include American Subversive, a debut novel by David Goodwillie, and a book about Mexico City by journalist Daniel Hernandez. He is interested in acquiring narrative-driven projects across a range of genres, including journalism, politics, history, sociology, thrillers, and literary fiction.

Scribner Art
Rex Bonomelli, Art Director at Scribner, spends his days making dreams happen. Give him a book and he'll give you a cover. Originally from northern Virginia, he studied at the School of Visual Arts where he earned a B.F.A. in Graphic Design. His work has been published in Print, Typography, Graphis, Communication Arts, and blogs all around the World Wide Web.

Scribner Marketing
Tyler LeBleu, Marketing Manager of Scribner, has been with the imprint since 2007.  He is the project manager on title by title marketing for Scribner frontlist and backlist books. His most recent projects have been with authors Stephen King, Audrey Niffenegger, Jeannette Walls, Kathy Reichs, Alex Lemon and Anita Diamant.  Prior to joining Scribner, Tyler managed the corporate sales events for Simon & Schuster’s Sales Division.

Scribner Publicity Department
Brian Belfiglio, Vice President and Director of Publicity, joined Scribner in 2007. Brian has worked on the publicity campaigns for authors such as Stephen King, Annie Proulx, Suzy Welch, Laura Bush and The Onion.  Prior to joining Scribner, he was a publicity director at the Crown Publishing Group where he directed the campaigns for the Crown, Crown Forum, and Three Rivers Press imprints. He has also served as the marketing director for Workman. He began his publishing career at HarperCollins Publishers in 1990.

Katie Monaghan
, Associate Director of Publicity, works with Stephen King, Audrey Niffenegger, Kathy Reichs

Kate Bittman
, Publicity Manager, works with Jeannette Walls, Don DeLillo, Chuck Klosterman

Christina Mamangakis
, Publicist, works with Daniel Okrent, Geneen Roth

Meredith Wahl-Jones
, Associate Publicist, works with Alexandra Horowitz, Staceyann Chin

Aisha Cloud
, Publicity Assistant works with Tommy James, David Rose

Juliana Kiyan
, Publicity Assistant, works with Sunny Schwartz, Joanna Smith-Rakoff

Susan Moldow, President of the Scribner Publishing Group, was Scribner's publisher from May 1994 to fall 2012. During her tenure at Scribner, the venerable imprint has continued to add names of great and lasting value such as Don DeLillo, Colm Toibin, Kathy Reichs, Andrew Solomon, Jeannette Walls, and Stephen King to its stellar backlist, which features Annie Proulx, Margaret Mitchell, Richard Adams, The Joy of Cooking, and the classic works of Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald. Prior to joining Scribner, Ms. Moldow served as vice president, associate publisher and editor-in-chief of the HarperCollins trade division. Previously, she was vice president and editor-in-chief of the Doubleday division of Bantam Doubleday Dell.

Moldow, Susan

Nan Graham was Editor-in-Chief of Scribner for over fifteen years, until she became Senior Vice President and Publisher of Scribner in 2012. Before coming to Scribner she worked at Viking Penguin. Her authors include Don DeLillo, Stephen King, Annie Proulx, Amy Hempel, Abraham Verghese, Anthony Doerr, Rachel Kushner, Colm Toibin, and Andrew Solomon. She edited the memoirs The Liars’ Club by Mary Karr, Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt, The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls, Born Standing Up by Steve Martin, and Living History by Hillary Rodham Clinton. Her recent and forthcoming titles include The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee, The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman, The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman, The First Bad Man by Miranda July, and Watch Me by Anjelica Huston.

Graham, Nan

Rosalind (Roz) Lippel, Vice President and Associate Publisher of Scribner, has been with the imprint since 1995.  She edits a small number of books including mysteries written by Carol Higgins Clark, and non-fiction titles by Mary Buffett and David Clark.

Lippel, Rosalind (Roz)

Colin Harrison, Vice President and Editor-in-Chief at Scribner, is interested in current events, culture, politics, history, memoir, sports, science, crime, investigative reporting, and fiction. Some of his most recent Scribner books include: Empire of the Summer Moon by S.C. Gwynne; Raymond Carver, by Carol Sklenicka; Inside of a Dog by Alexandra Horowitz; and Just Like Us by Helen Thorpe.

Harrison, Colin

Brant Rumble is a Senior Editor at Scribner. He acquires and edits a variety of narrative nonfiction, memoir, and literary fiction. The usual subjects are pop culture, music, and sports. His list includes bestselling author Chuck Klosterman, novelist John L. Parker, Jr., Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings, and New York Times bestsellers such as Patton Oswalt’s Zombie Spaceship Wasteland and James S. Hirsch’s Willie Mays: The Life, the Legend.

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David Lamb, Editorial Assistant, joined Scribner in 2014. He works on narrative nonfiction and fiction titles and is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis.​

Whitlatch, Paul

Kara Watson, Senior Marketing Manager of Scribner, has been with the imprint since completing the Columbia Publishing Course in 2005.  In addition to her marketing role, she is interested in acquiring literary fiction, memoir, narrative nonfiction, and books about food and wine. Her most recent books include An Everlasting Meal by Tamar Adler, Birds of a Lesser Paradiseby Megan Mayhew Bergman, and The Honest Toddler.

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Brian Belfiglio, Vice President and Director of Publicity, joined Scribner in 2007. Brian has worked on the publicity campaigns for authors such as Stephen King, Annie Proulx, Suzy Welch, Laura Bush and The Onion.  Prior to joining Scribner, he was a publicity director at the Crown Publishing Group where he directed the campaigns for the Crown, Crown Forum, and Three Rivers Press imprints. He has also served as the marketing director for Workman. He began his publishing career at HarperCollins Publishers in 1990.

Belfiglio, Brian
Monaghan, Katie

Katie Monaghan, Deputy Director of Publicity, works with Stephen King, Alice Hoffman, Dana Spiotta, Monica Ali, Ruth Rendell, Ann Beattie, and Colm Toibin.

Lavelle, Lauren

Lauren Lavelle, Assistant Publicity Manager, works with Kathy Reichs, Carol Higgins Clark, Dan Okrent, Bill James, Alex Prud’homme, Ken Jennings, and Kitty Pilgrim.

 

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Kate Lloyd, Assistant Director of Publicity, works with Don DeLillo, Chuck Klosterman, Siddhartha Mukherjee, Andrew Solomon,  Alexandra Styron, and Dorothy Wickenden.

Watson, Kara

Daniel Loedel, Assistant Editor supporting Nan Graham, joined the imprint in 2014. He came to publishing after attending Brown University, where he founded a literary journal featuring Mary Gordon, Paul Muldoon and other writers, and some time translating in Argentina. Prior to joining Scribner he worked at Atria Books, where he edited Damien Lewis, Kevin Costner, Crawford Award-winner Genevieve Valentine, and Lucy Cavendish Prize-winner Catherine Chanter. His forthcoming titles at Scribner include Mobile Library by David Whitehouse, Velazquez on Broadway by Laura Cumming, and Long Shadows of Small Ghosts by Laura Tillman. He is interested primarily in literary fiction and nonfiction, and has a soft spot for strong characters, new ideas and dark underbellies. 

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John Glynn, Assistant Editor supporting Brant Rumble and Shannon Welch, joined the imprint in 2012. He has worked on a diverse list of titles ranging from literary and commercial fiction, to memoir, pop culture, sports, science and health and fitness. His authors include Drs. Carrie and Alton Barron, Isaac Oliver, Nicholas Rinaldi, Rachel Louise Snyder and Wendy Wallace.  He is looking for plot-driven literary fiction, upmarket commercial fiction, science, humor, and memoir.
 

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Shannon Welch, Senior Editor, joined Scribner in 2012.  Previously, she worked at Rodale, Inc, and she is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.  She acquires practical and narrative non-fiction in the categories of health and wellness, lifestyle, psychology, spirituality,  environment, education, sports, inspirational memoir, fitness, and diet. She has worked with such authors such as Alberto Salazar (14 Minutes), Laird Hamilton (Force of Nature), William Greider (Come Home, America), Jacqueline Novogratz (The Blue Sweater), Ray Kurzweil (Transcend), Rosalynn Carter (Within Our Reach), Phillip Moffitt (Dancing with Life), John McDougall (The Starch Solution), Robert Hilburn (Cornflakes with John Lennon), Dean Karnazes (Run!), and the editors of Runner's World and Bicycling magazines.
 

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Gwyneth Stansfield, Associate Publicist, works with Dr. Wendy Mogel, Alison Espach, Cristina Garcia, Anne Holt, Varley O’Connor, Katie Ward, Francesca Kay, and Richard Morais.
 

 

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M A R K E T I N G

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Jessica Yu, Publicity Assistant to Brian Belfiglio and Gwyneth Stansfield, joined Scribner in 2014. She earned her BA from Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts.

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Kyle Radler, Publicity Assistant to Katie Monaghan, joined Scribner in 2013. He earned his BA from Columbia University in the City of New York.

Katrina Diaz, Editorial Assistant to Colin Harrison, joined the imprint in 2013. A graduate of Northwestern University and University College London, Katrina currently works on titles in a diverse range of genres, including narrative nonfiction, memoir, and literary thrillers. She is interested in story-driven literary fiction, upmarket commercial fiction, upmarket fiction with elements of magical realism, narrative nonfiction, sociology and popular psychology, and memoir.

Ashley Gilliam, Assistant Publishing Manager, joined the imprint in 2013. Previously Ashley was an editorial assistant at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt working on adult nonfiction titles, such as Best American Science and Nature Writing, Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama, and Hitler’s Furies. Ashley is a graduate of Roanoke College and Emerson College. For Scribner Ashley works on The Best American Poetry, The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats, and various fiction titles. She is interested in mysteries, poetry, narrative nonfiction, pop culture, and literary fiction, especially fiction with unusual elements.

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Liese Mayer, Editor, joined Scribner in 2013, having previously worked at The Overlook Press, where she edited The Facades by Eric Lundgren, How to Disappear Completely by Kelsey Osgood, and Beautiful Fools by R. Clifton Spargo, and Little, Brown and Company, where she worked on the publication of books by bestselling authors such as Jonathan Safran Foer, Jake Tapper, Evan Thomas, James Bradley, and Mary Gabriel among others. She acquires story-driven literary and up-market commercial fiction, and narrative nonfiction in the areas of social and cultural history, memoir, and investigative journalism. 

Alexsis Johnson, Publicity Assistant to Brian Belfiglio and Lauren Lavelle, joined Scribner in 2013. Alexsis earned her BA from Yale University.

Caitlin Dohrenwend, Digital Marketing Manager, joined the imprint in 2013. Before coming to Scribner Caitlin worked at MTV Digital and recieved a BA at Rutgers University.  She loves fiction, pop culture, thriller, science fiction and memoirs. 

Rick Horgan, Vice President and Executive Editor at Scribner, joined the company in the Fall of 2014. He is interested in current events, biography, thought-leader books, popular psychology and sociology, crime, business, sports, and commercial fiction. Some of his more than 90 national bestsellers include Tom Reiss’ Pulitzer Prize-winning biography The Black Count, Bill Gates’ Business at the Speed of Thought, Maria Shriver’s Ten Things I Wish I’d Known, Condoleezza Rice’s Extraordinary, Ordinary People and No Higher Honor, Kai Bird’s The Good Spy, Hank Haney’s The Big Miss, Chris Guillebeau’s The Happiness of Pursuit, David Baldacci’s Split Second and Jeffrey Archer’s Honor Among Thieves.

Jaya Miceli, Scribner's Art Director, joined the imprint in July 2014. A graduate of Parsons School of Design, with a BFA in Illustration. Jaya's short-lived illustration career earned her published pieces in The New Yorker Magazine. Her appreciation of art, love of books and illustrative talents found their true home in book publishing. She learned jacket design and typography on the job during her 14 years at Penguin, where she began as a junior designer. Jaya has designed jackets for a diverse group of authors including Lev Grossman, Terry McMillan, T.C. Boyle, Geraldine Brooks, Jasper Fforde, David Lodge, Jonathan Tropper, Dara Horn, Brady Udall, as well as, Pulitzer Prize winning, Manning Marable's book Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention. She is thrilled to further her book design ventures with the extraordinary literary bounty at Scribner books.

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