Our President and Publisher
JUDITH CURR is President and Publisher of HarperOne, Amistad, and Rayo/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
SHANNON WELCH started her publishing career at Rodale and recently joined HarperOne after spending five years at Scribner, where she was Executive Editor. Her focus is memoir, narrative nonfiction, and prescriptive nonfiction across a broad range of categories.
She has acquired and edited such New York Times bestsellers as Phil Knight's Shoe Dog, Adam Braun’s The Promise of a Pencil, Marina Keegan's The Opposite of Loneliness, Matthew Walker’s Why We Sleep, and Dr. Mehmet Oz's Food Can Fix It. Other authors include Adele Faber, Tony Wagner, Dr. Susan Blum, Bryan Cranston, and the estate of Elisabeth Kubler Ross.
Shannon is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and after having spent 15 years in New York, she returned to her native Bay Area and is based in the San Francisco office.
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
HILARY SWANSON is a Senior Editor acquiring prescriptive and narrative books in the areas of feminism & fresh female voices, smart & edgy humor, anti-self-help, memoir, mental health, and unique/emerging subcultures. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she studied publishing at Emerson College in Boston and wrote for Brooklyn-based Mass Appeal magazine before returning to San Francisco, where she worked in marketing and publicity for City Lights Publishers—and once found a bag of Allen Ginsberg’s notebooks in a forgotten corner of the office.
Over the Top
by Jonathan Van Ness
by Kristen Hensley & Jen Smedley
by Rose McGowan
I Am These Truths
by Sunny Hostin
I Used to Be a Miserable F*ck
by John Kim
Life from Scratch
by Vanessa Lachey
by Rebekah Taussig
Weird but Normal
by Mia Mercado
Fight Like a Mother
by Shannon Watts
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 ROGERSis an Editor acquiring in the categories of literary memoir, celebrity memoir, self-help, science, health & cooking, and spirituality. Her books have received reviews in the New York Times Book Review and 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 backcountry 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.
The Good Fight
By Jana Kramer and Michael Caussin
by Sebene Selassie
The 30-Day Alzheimer's Solution
by Ayesha Sherzai and Dean Sherzai
by Stephanie Thornton Plymale
Things I Learned from Falling
by Claire Nelson
Be Wild, Be Free
by Amber Fossey
By Melissa Alcantara