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(updated 10/20/2019)

Maddie Caldwell

Editor

Maddie Caldwell is an editor at Grand Central Publishing, where she acquires primarily narrative nonfiction as well as the occasional piece of fiction. She grew up in a house in the woods on the side of a mountain in Wyoming, and reading was the first way she saw the world. She is drawn to strong voices that have feminism, identity and diversity at the forefront and offer unique takes on recent history and our contemporary life, especially in the areas of cultural criticism, true crime, popular science, history and investigative journalism. Her growing list includes the bestselling The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe by Dr. Steven Novella, Out East by John Glynn, Willa & Hesper by Amy Feltman, Initiated by Amanda Yates Garcia and the forthcoming We Keep the Dead Close by Becky Cooper. Prior to joining Grand Central, she made stops at Weed Literary and Alfred A. Knopf.

Mark Hummel

Mark Hummel

Fiction | Editor

Mark Hummel has been publishing fiction, essays, and poetry in literary magazines and anthologies since 1991. He is the author of the novel In the Chameleon’s Shadow and the short story collection Lost and Found. His work has appeared, among many other places, in the pages of The Arlington Literary Journal, The Bloomsbury Review, Dogwood, Fugue, Per Contra, Talking River Review, Weber: the Contemporary West, and Zone 3.

Mark has taught fiction and essay writing at colleges and universities for much of his career, where he also administrated writing programs, directed a writers’ conference, and ran a visiting writer’s series. He is the founding and managing editor of the nonfiction literary magazine bioStories. Hummel taught in an International Baccalaureate curriculum at Journeys School of the Teton Science Schools and worked in the county library system.

Jane Ubell-Meyer

Jane Ubell-Meyer

Book Marketer

Jane Ubell-Meyer is the founder of Bedside Reading. She is an award-winning entrepreneur and former TV/Film Producer. Credits include GMA, WSJ-TV, ET, and three indie-feature films. Jane is a contributing writer, covering books for Hollywood Weekly and Afar magazines.

Jane founded Bedside Reading, in 2017, an innovative book marketing program that places books by the bedsides in luxury hotels, in the Media and offers a podcasting channel through her hotel-partners and through ThriveLoud.com.

The company’s goal is to introduce and promote an author to new readers and build their fan base. Jane believes, “An author’s name is their brand and when you have some of the best hotel brands in the world promoting that author and their book to their guests, on their social media platforms, in the media and at book signings at the hotel, it can elevate the author to another level.”

Tiffany Shelton

Tiffany Shelton

Editor

Tiffany Shelton—a native of Florida—joined St. Martin’s Press in 2016 after obtaining a master’s degree in book publishing while living in Portland, Oregon.

Tiffany is interested in all genres in young adult fiction and is particularly seeking contemporary, fantasy, magical realism, thrillers, and horror. She’s looking for dynamic storytelling, immersive worlds, and characters to love (or love to hate). She is a big advocate of stories featuring diverse characters and cultures, and inventive retellings of ancient legends, myths, and fairy tales; and has a soft spot for sassy, witty, or smart characters. In adult, she is looking for contemporary romance especially romantic comedies, millennial women’s fiction, historical fiction, speculative fiction, magical realism, and psychological thrillers.

Tiffany edited the forthcoming young adult emotional thriller Jane Anonymous by bestselling author Laurie Faria Stolarz (Wednesday Books, Jan. 2019).