Naomi Gibbs

Naomi Gibbs

Editor

Naomi Gibbs is a senior 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 titles include New York Times-bestseller Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree and winner of the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award; national bestseller The Queen of the Night and How to Write an Autobiographical Novel by Alexander Chee; Call Me Zebra by Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi, winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award; and No Time to Spare by Ursula K. Le Guin, winner of the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay, and a Hugo Award.

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Connor Guy

Editor

Connor Guy is an editor at Basic Books, where he acquires in politics, history, sociology, law, and cultural criticism, among other categories. Previously, he worked at the Metropolitan Books imprint of Henry Holt and Company. Some of 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.