Naomi Gibbs

Naomi Gibbs

Editor

Naomi Gibbs is an editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and a graduate of Whitman College and the Columbia Publishing Course. She works on a range of American and international fiction, with a particular interest in place-based narratives, literary genre play, strong female stories, and issue-driven novels. Her nonfiction interests include memoir, cultural issues, nature and ecology, and graphic or illustrated projects. Some of her recent and forthcoming titles include New York Times-bestseller Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree; national bestseller The Queen of the Night and How to Write an Autobiographical Novel by Alexander Chee.

Connor Guy

Connor Guy

Editor

Connor Guy is an associate editor at Metropolitan Books, an imprint of Henry Holt and Company committed to publishing strong and unconventional points of view, controversial opinions, translations, and new voices. Connor joined Metropolitan in 2012 after working as a public school teacher and a magazine fact-checker. He works on a wide range of genres and subjects, including narrative nonfiction; journalistic works on social and political issues; scholarly works; cultural criticism; graphic novels; and literary fiction. His recent and forthcoming titles include Corey Pein’s Live Work Work Work Die, a scathing exposé of Silicon Valley tech culture; Heidi Waleson’s Mad Scenes and Exit Arias, on the demise of the New York City Opera; and Matt Stroud’s Thin Blue Lie, about the evolving role of technology in American law enforcement. Connor is also the co-founder and editor of Moss, a literary magazine that helps bring national attention to writers from the Pacific Northwest. Connor grew up in Seattle and lives in Brooklyn.