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.

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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, Anthony Doerr, Annie Proulx, Amy Hempel, Rachel Kushner, Colm Toibin, Kate Walbert, Dana Spiotta, Siddhartha Mukjerjee, 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 Pulitzer Prize winner All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr, The Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King, and The First Bad Man by Miranda July.

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Rosalind (Roz) Lippel, Vice President and Associate Publisher of Scribner, has been with the imprint since 1995. She edits fiction and non-fiction titles.

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Colin Harrison, Vice President and Editor-in-Chief at Scribner, is interested in current events, history, politics, memoir, culture, science, crime, and commercial fiction. Some of his most recent Scribner books include: The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace by Jeff Hobbs (Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize); Rebel Yell and Empire of the Summer Moon (finalist for the Pulitzer Prize) by S.C. Gwynne; Red Sparrow (winner of the Edgar Award for a First Novel) and Palace of Treason, both novels by Jason Matthews; The Emerald Mile by Kevin Fedarko; selected past books include Nixonland by Rick Perlstein; Last Call by Daniel Okrent; Raymond Carver by Carol Sklenicka; Inside of a Dog by Alexandra Horowitz; Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton, and Jarhead by Anthony Swofford.

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Kathryn Belden, executive editor, started at Scribner in the winter of 2015. She has acquired and edited books in a variety of subject areas—literary fiction, social and cultural history, food politics and culture, nature and environment, as well as memoir and biography. She has worked with Jesmyn Ward, author of Salvage the Bones and Men We Reaped; Roz Chast, author of Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant; Mitchell S. Jackson, author of The Residue Years; Michael Pitre, author of Fives and Twenty-Fives; Cynthia Carr, author of Fire in the Belly; Nina Planck, author of Real Food; and Sandy Tolan, author The Lemon Tree and Children of the Stone. She worked previously at Bloomsbury, Four Walls Eight Windows, and Crown/Harmony Books. 

David Lamb, Editorial Assistant to Rick Horgan and Kathryn Belden, joined Scribner in 2014. A graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, he works on narrative nonfiction and fiction titles, memoirs, and thought-leader books. He is interested in literary fiction and accessible nonfiction exploring questions of sociology, technology, politics, and economics.

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Kara Watson, Editor and Associate Marketing Director, has been with the imprint since 2005.  In addition to her marketing role, she is interested in acquiring literary fiction, memoir, narrative nonfiction, and books about food and wine. She has worked closely with Nan Graham on books by Ann Packer, Abigail Thomas, and Ann Beattie and her own list includes authors Megan Mayhew Bergman, Kristin Kimball, Tamar Adler, and Annie Liontas. 

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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.

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

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Kate Lloyd, Associate Director of Publicity, works with Anthony Doerr, Anjelica Huston, Jeff Hobbs, Don DeLillo, S.C. Gwynne, Ann Packer, Chuck Klosterman, Siddhartha Mukherjee, Andrew Solomon,  Alexandra Styron, and Dorothy Wickenden.

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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 Strangers on a Bridge by James Donovan, The Vanishing Velazquez  by Laura Cumming, Work Like Any Other by Virginia Reeves, 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, Associate Editor, 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 Megan Amram, DJ A-Trak, Chris Forhan, Charles Johnson, Ken Jennings, Charles Lambert, Isaac Oliver, Amanda Petrusich, Matt Pinfield, and Nick Seeley.  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 in a broad range of categories including narrative non-fiction, memoir, education, science, health and wellness, psychology, and food.  Her Scribner authors include asapSCIENCE, Adam Braun, Cat Cora, Bryan Cranston, Marina Keegan, The Pollan Family, Gabrielle Reece, Dr. Michael Roizen, Tony Wagner, Melanie Warner, and Ella Woodward.  Previously she has worked with authors such as Rosalynn Carter, Robert Hilburn, Dean Karnazes, Ray Kurzweil, Laird Hamilton, Jacqueline Novogratz, and Alberto Salazar.

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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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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 supporting Colin Harrison, joined the imprint in 2013. A graduate of Northwestern University and University College London, Katrina has worked on titles in a diverse range of genres, including narrative nonfiction, memoir, history, science, mystery, and literary thrillers. Her authors include Bernhard Aichner, Emily Voigt, Anne Holt, and Ellen Crosby. She is interested in story-driven literary and upmarket commercial fiction (elements of magical realism and dystopian/apocalyptic fiction are welcome), memoir, narrative nonfiction in areas of investigative journalism, science, health, and psychology.

Ashley Gilliam, Online Marketing 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 manages social media campaigns and online content, as well as edits The Best American Poetry, The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats, movie tie-in editions, and other titles. She is interested in mysteries, poetry, pop culture, and literary fiction, especially fiction with unusual elements.

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Liese Mayer, Editor, joined Scribner as an editor in 2013, having previously worked at The Overlook Press, 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, Mary Gabriel, and Grove/Atlantic. She acquires literary and up-market commercial fiction, and narrative nonfiction in the areas of social and cultural history, memoir, and investigative journalism. Recent titles include The Facades by Eric Lundgren, War of the Encylopaedists by Christopher Robinson and Gavin Kovite, and Barefoot Dogs by Antonio Ruiz-Camacho. Her forthcoming titles include Flannery O'Connor and Rona Jaffe Award winner Lori Ostlund's After the Parade, Helen Maryles Shankman's In the Land of Armadillos, and memoirs House of Sticks by Ly Ky Tran, and Heimat by Nora Krug.

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

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, Scott Patterson’s The Quants, 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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