Our President and Publisher
JUDITH CURR is President and Publisher of HarperOne, Amistad, and HarperCollins Español at HarperCollins Publishers, focused on expanding the HarperOne editorial scope. Curr is building a fiction imprint sourced locally, globally, and internationally, while expanding the non-fiction properties, centering global appeals for the English and foreign language publishing programs. She is also growing the Amistad and Rayo imprints to build a wider list of diverse writers and stories within this editorial purview.
Prior to joining HarperCollins, Curr founded Atria Books in 2002, and was named President and Publisher of Atria Publishing Group in 2012, with responsibility for all its editorial, publishing, and marketing activities.
Our Associate Publisher
LAINA ADLER has worked as both a publicist and marketer since joining HarperOne in 2002, contributing to the success of such New York Times bestsellers as Love Wins by Rob Bell, Buddha by Deepak Chopra, The Art of Power by Thich Nhat Hanh, Eat to Live Cookbook by Dr. Joel Fuhrman, and perennial bestsellers The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, and the books of C. S. Lewis. Additionally, Laina leads the effort to enhance the discoverability of HarperOne’s thousand-title-strong backlist through promotions. Prior to joining HarperOne, she was a senior publicist at Chronicle Books.
Laina was named Associate Publisher in 2015 and manages HarperOne’s publicity, marketing, and design teams. She loves collaborating on the many phases of a book’s life—from helping acquire HarperOne authors to participating in the cover design process, overseeing campaigns, and working with sales reps and inventory teams. Recent successes include collaborating on various aspects of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson, Hashimoto's Protocol by Izabella Wentz, Unfu*k Yourself by Gary John Bishop, and The Study Quran.
GIDEON WEIL is a Vice President, Editorial Director, and General Manager. He has edited over thirty New York Times bestsellers from the world’s most influential voices of wisdom, learning, and change. He has worked with legendary figures in spirituality and personal growth, including Thich Nhat Hanh, Deepak Chopra, Paulo Coelho, Byron Katie, and Ram Dass. He has also helped develop many of the leading books and brands in the health industry, including Dr. Joel Fuhrman, Dr. Alejandro Junger, Dr. Izabella Wentz, Dr. Amy Myers, Dr. Sara Gottfried, and Dr. Aviva Romm. Gideon brings a rich knowledge of these categories and a dynamic approach to partnering with pioneers in their respective fields.
by Paulo Coelho
The Art of Power, The Art of Communicating, and Fear
by Thich Nhat Hanh
Super Immunity, The End of Diabetes, Fast Food Genocide, and Eat to Live Cookbook by Dr. Joel Fuhrman
Clean, Clean Gut, and Clean Eats by Dr. Alejandro Junger
Search Inside Yourself by Chade-Meng Tan
What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20 by Tina Seelig
Buddha by Deepak Chopra
Hashimoto's Protocol by Izabella Wentz
MICHAEL (MICKEY) MAUDLIN works with the best and the most provocative religious authors on the market today, those who refresh, renew, deepen, overturn, and redefine the religious status quo. From religious scholarship to Bibles, from Christian and alternative spirituality to near-death experiences, Mickey focuses on the topics that are at the intersection of faith and culture. He has spent over thirty years in religious publishing, including work at Christianity Today and InterVarsity Press.
N. T. Wright
C. S. Lewis Estate
Barbara Brown Taylor
Don Miguel Ruiz
ELIZABETH (BIZ) MITCHELL is an Executive Editor at HarperOne, editing narrative nonfiction, memoir, essays, investigative projects, and cultural and political histories. She loves collaborating with writers to bring out their greatest work and adds deep experience from prior positions as executive editor of John Kennedy, Jr.’s George magazine, features editor at SPIN, and freelance book editing across many genres. She served as executive editor on such titles as the NYT bestseller The Right Words at the Right Time by Marlo Thomas and the acclaimed The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability—Designing for Abundance by William McDonough and Michael Braungart, foreword by Bill Clinton.
She is the author of four nonfiction books: Lincoln's Lie: A True Civil War Caper Through Fake News, Wall Street and the White House; Liberty’s Torch: The Great Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty; Three Strides Before the Wire: The Dark and Beautiful World of Horse Racing; and W: Revenge of the Bush Dynasty. In addition to her freelance journalism, she was a senior long-form writer for the New York Daily News, covering, among other topics, the arts, politics, and sports.
KATHRYN (KATY) HAMILTON is a Senior Editor. She has been with HarperOne for ten years, working closely with the imprint’s bestselling religion/spirituality and self-help/personal development authors. Her passion is working with authors who are engaging with faith and culture in fresh and vibrant ways. She acquires in the categories of religion and spirituality for the general market, and self-help/personal development projects that celebrate and encourage personal transformation.
by Diana Butler Bass
The Success Commandments
by DeVon Franklin
by Gary John Bishop
by Hannah Paasch
The Call of the Wild and Free
by Ainsley Arment
ANNA PAUSTENBACH is an Editor working closely with some of HarperOne’s beloved self-help and spirituality authors. She acquires nonfiction in the areas of self-help, progressive spirituality, personal success, and research-backed books on better living. Overall, she gets excited about fresh voices with their own spin on old wisdom.
Unlearn and Things No One Else Can Teach Us
by Humble the Poet
The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
by Charlie Mackesy
You Were Born for This
by Chani Nicholas
by Sunny Bonnell and Ashleigh Hansberger
The Power of Ritual
by Casper ter Kuile
Vibrate Higher Daily
by Lalah Delia
Eat Sleep Work Repeat
by Bruce Daisley
SYDNEY ROGERS acquires in the categories of literary and celebrity memoir, narrative nonfiction, self-help, cooking, and wellness. Her books and authors have received outstanding reviews in the New York Times Book Review, earned starred reviews from trade magazines like PW, Kirkus, and Booklist, been featured on TODAY!, Fox & Friends, and Good Morning America, and been named New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestsellers. You can find Sydney camping, walking her dog, and never posting on social media. Before joining HarperOne, Sydney was an Assistant Editor at Sourcebooks, an independent publisher in Chicago.
by Viola Davis
Happy People Are Annoying
by Josh Peck
The Story of Your Dog
by Brandon McMillan
by Sebene Selassie
Nowhere for Very Long
By Brianna Madia
The Plant-Based Athlete
by Matt Frazier and Robert Cheeke
By Sarah Fay
DANIELLA WEXLER is a Senior Editor acquiring a combination of fiction and nonfiction across the Harper One, HarperVia and Amistad lists. She’s looking for books that ignite our curiosity, open our eyes and help us live more intentionally. For Harper One, she’s interested in memoir, psychology, sociology, philosophy, nature, wellness and poetry – and especially loves books that mix and match. Her first book for the Harper One list is an essay collection from NPR Pop Culture Happy Hour co-host Aisha Harris on identity and coming of age through 90s tv/film. For HarperVia, she’s seeking excellent multicultural fiction, including translation; and for Amistad, standout works from Black voices.
Previous titles include: Rage Becomes Her by Soraya Chemaly, Unbecoming by Anuradha Bhagwati, Things in Jars by Jess Kidd, House on Endless Waters by Emuna Elon, The Falconer by Dana Czapnik, Sadness is A White Bird by Moriel-Rothman Zecher, Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead by Emily Austin and No Land to Light On by Yara Zgheib.