2020 Visiting International Publishers biographies

Federico Andornino

Federico Andornino

Position: Editorial Director

Website: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group

Location: London, UK

Main areas of interest:

  • Literary fiction with mass appeal
  • International fiction (both in English and translation)
  • Literary crime
  • Graphic novels
  • LGBTIQ+ fiction

Jon Baker

Jon Baker

Position: President

Website: Baker Literary Scouting

Location: Jersey City, USA

Main areas of interest:

  • Commercial and literary fiction and non-fiction
  • Film and television
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Tamar Brazis

Tamar Brazis

Position: Editorial Director

Website: Viking Children’s Books, Penguin Random House US

Location: New York, USA

Main areas of interest:

  • Children’s picture books
  • Middle-grade novels
  • Children’s non-fiction

David Gressot

David Gressot

Position: Head of Foreign Literature

Website: Editions Actes Sud

Location: Paris, France

Main areas of interest:

  • Fiction
  • Non-fiction
  • Children’s books

Simon Lörsch

Simon Lörsch

Position: Acquisitions Editor

Website: Suhrkamp Verlag

Location: Berlin, Germany

Main areas of interest:

  • Literary fiction
  • Memoir
  • Narrative non-fiction

Aurélie Pregliasco

Aurélie Pregliasco

Position: Editorial Director, Fiction

Website: Gallimard Jeunesse

Location: Paris, France

Main areas of interest:

  • Middlerade fiction
  • Young Adult fiction
  • Cross-over picture books

Teresa Pütz

Teresa Pütz

Position: Editor for International Fiction

Website: S. Fischer Verlag

Location: Frankfurt, Germany

Main areas of interest: 

  • Literary and upmarket fiction
  • Memoir
  • Narrative non-fiction

Michael Reynolds

Michael Reynolds

Position: Editor in Chief

Website: Europa Editions

Location: New York, USA

Main areas of interest:

  • Adult literary fiction,
  • High-end mysteries
  • Young Adult fiction
  • Narrative non-fiction

Emilia Rhodes

Emilia Rhodes

Position: Editorial Director

Website: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers

Location: New York, USA

Main areas of interest:

  • Young Adult and middle-grade fiction of all genres
  • Picture books
  • Graphic novels
  • Non-fiction

Lindsey Rose

Lindsey Rose

Position: Executive Editor

Website: Dutton, Penguin Random House US

Location: New York, USA

Main areas of interest:

  • Crime/thrillers/suspense
  • Upmarket and commercial fiction

Sandra Rothmund

Sandra Rothmund

Position: Editor

Website: Thienemann-Esslinger

Location: Stuttgart, Germany

Main areas of interest:

  • Young Adult fiction, both commercial and literary
  • Middle-grade fiction
  • Fantasy

Tao Wu (Nick)

Tao Wu (Nick)

Position: Editorial Director

Website: GUOMAI Culture & Media Co

Location: Shanghai, China

Main areas of interest:

  • Novels that make you laugh
  • Novels that make you cry
  • Novels that expand your imagination