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Our President and Publisher

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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

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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.

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Our Editors

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Gideon Weil

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.

The Alchemist 
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 Genocideand 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

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Michael Mickey Maudlin

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.

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James Martin

C. S. Lewis Estate

Rob Bell

Peter Enns

Barbara Brown Taylor

Lauren Winner

Don Miguel Ruiz

Marianne Williamson

Peter Wehner

Ian Cron

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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.

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MILES DOYLE is a Senior Editor based in New York. He is interested in discovering and developing diverse voices in HarperOne’s core categories of religion/spirituality, self-improvement, and health and wellness, from issues of social justice and civil rights, to alternative self-help, popular psychology, and voice-driven memoirs and prescriptive nonfiction. With an MFA in Writing, he works closely with emerging and established authors to help tell stories that inspire personal and social transformation, challenge conventional wisdom, and aim to bring about a lasting, positive change for the culture at large.

His list includes the New York Times bestselling Wait, What? And Life's Other Essential Questions by University of Virginia President James E. Ryan; Mirror Touch: A Memoir of Synesthesia and the Secret Life of the Brain by Joel Salinas, M.D.; and The Existentialist's Survival Guide: How to Live Authentically in an Inauthentic Age by Gordon Marino. Forthcoming projects include comedian and actor Chris Gethard’s self-help narrative You Are the Chaos; Reading for Life: A Crash Course in Figuring Out Your Passion and Purpose Through the World’s Great Works by Stanford University professor Blair Hoxby, based on his popular undergraduate seminar Education as Self-Fashioning Program; and New York Times contributor and cultural critic Andrew Reiner’s book about toxic masculinity.

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Wait, What?
by James E. Ryan

Mirror Touch 
by Joel Salinas M.D.

The Existentialist's Survival Guide 
by Gordon Marino

Rebel in the Ranks
by Brad S. Gregory

Adventures in Starry Kitchen 
by Nguyen Tran

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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.

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by Diana Butler Bass

The Success Commandments 
by DeVon Franklin

Unfu*k Yourself
by Gary John Bishop

by Hannah Paasch

The Call of the Wild and Free
by Ainsley Arment

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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.

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by Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley

Read & Riot
by Nadya Tolokonnikova

Over the Top
by Jonathan Van Ness

by Rose McGowan

In the FLO
by Alisa Vitti

Fight Like a Mother
by Shannon Watts

How to Win at Feminism
by Reductress

Becoming Cliterate
by Dr. Laurie Mintz

I Used to Be a Miserable F*ck
by John Kim

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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.

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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

Rare Breed
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

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SYDNEY ROGERS is an Editor interested in narrative and prescriptive nonfiction in categories such as nature, adventure, sports, science, spirituality, and self-help, as well as voice-driven memoir. 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.


How to Stay Human in a F*cked Up World
by Tim Desmond

The Book of Pride
by Mason Funk

You Belong
by Sebene Selassie

Under the Open Skies
by Markus and Frida Torgeby

Above the Clouds
By Kilian Jornet

The Good Fight 
By Jana Kramer and Michael Caussin

The Girl with the Self-Esteem Issues 
By Rosie Mercado

Fit Gurl
By Melissa Alcantara

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