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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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RAKESH SATYAL is an Executive Editor who specializes in serious narrative nonfiction, as well as literary fiction and fiction in translation. He acquires across all the HarperOne lists -- HarperOne, Amistad, HarperVia, and HarperCollins Español. He held previous editorial positions at Atria/Simon & Schuster, Harper/HarperCollins, and Doubleday/Random House. He has acquired and edited many New York Times bestsellers, including Let Love Have the Last Word by Common, Resistance by Tori Amos, I Have Something to Tell You by Chasten Buttigieg, the Children of Eden series by Joey Graceffa, I Can't Date Jesus by Michael Arceneaux, Holding by Graham Norton, and Furious Love by Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger. Other authors with whom he has worked include Michael Ausiello, Guy Branum, Terry Castle, Paolo Cognetti, Marcia Gay Harden, Daniel Lavery, Armistead Maupin, Janet Mock, and Jake Shears.
An award-winning novelist, Rakesh has taught in the publishing program at New York University and currently serves as Vice President of the board of Lambda Literary, the world's leading LGBTQ+ literary organization. He is based in New York.
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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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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

Sitting Pretty
by Rebekah Taussig

Weird but Normal
by Mia Mercado

Fight Like a Mother
by Shannon Watts

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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 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

You Belong
by Sebene Selassie

The 30-Day Alzheimer's Solution
by Ayesha Sherzai and Dean Sherzai

American Daughter
by Stephanie Thornton Plymale

Things I Learned from Falling
by Claire Nelson

Be Wild, Be Free 
by Amber Fossey

Fit Gurl
By Melissa Alcantara

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