The HarperOne Team
Mark Tauber is Senior Vice President and Publisher of HarperOne, a division of HarperCollins Publishers. Prior to joining HarperOne, Mark was a cofounder of Everyday Health, Inc. and an founding member of Beliefnet.com. He started his career working simultaneously in marketing at Oxford University Press and as a cashier at a leading Brooklyn independent bookshop. Mark has led HarperOne in publishing over 125 national and New York Times bestsellers and helped make many multi-year backlist stars. He was added to the Books for a Better Life Hall of Fame in 2015.
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, Buddhaby Deepak Chopra, The Art of Power by Thich Nhat Hanh,Search Inside Yourself by Chade-Meng Tan, The Eat to Live Cookbook by Dr. Joel Fuhrman, and perennial bestsellers like 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 innovative promotions. Prior to joining HarperOne, she was a senior publicist at Chronicle Books.
Laina was named Associate Publisher in 2015 and oversees HarperOne’s publicity and marketing teams. Our publicity team has extensive connections within national and top regional media as well as unrivaled experience with blogs, podcasts, author tours, and both traditional and unique author events. Our marketing team has deep expertise in digital marketing practices, helping to increase author and book exposure, and book sales through the use of content marketing and ads, retailer and consumer promotions, video and email marketing, and more. Together, these teams truly partner with each author to develop a customized plan for every book.
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
Barbara Brown Taylor
Don Miguel Ruiz
C. S. Lewis Estate
Gideon Weil is a Vice President and Executive Editor who has edited over twenty-five 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, and Ram Dass. He has also helped develop many of the leading books and brands in the health industry, including Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s Super Immunity and The End of Diabetes, as well as Dr. Alejandro Junger’s Clean series. Gideon brings a rich knowledge of these categories and a dynamic approach to partnering with pioneers in their respective fields.
Julia Pastore joined HarperOne as an Executive Editor in 2015. Working previously at Demos Health, Crown Archetype/Harmony Books, and St. Martin’s Press, she has been a book editor for seventeen years with multiple New York Times bestsellers.
Attracted to thought leaders who believe positive change is always possible, Julia acquires strong-voiced prescriptive and narrative non-fiction that informs and inspires in the categories of health/wellness, diet and fitness, self-help, relationships, personal transformation, pets, and message-driven memoir. Upcoming titles includeThe Compassionate Achiever by Christopher L. Kukk, the founding director of the Center for Compassion; Zen Dogs by award-winning photographer Alexandra Cearns; and Love Life: A Memoir by Columbia MFA Kassi Underwood.
Daniel G. Amen, M.D.
Aimee Raupp, M.S., L.Ac.
Deborah Gilboa, M.D.
John Gallucci Jr., M.S.,
Libby Edelson is a Senior Editor with over a decade of experience in book publishing. She has had the privilege to edit many award-winning and New York Times bestselling writers, from Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner and U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass to pioneering culture-maker Richard Hell, from James Beard Award–winning chefs April Bloomfield and Roy Choi to celebrities like Padma Lakshmi and Anthony Bourdain. Authors include celebrated alt-memoirist Michelle Tea; artist Kim Krans of The Wild Unknown; “Now Age” style-guru Ruby Warrington, founder of The Numinous; holistic healer Hope Gillerman of H. Gillerman Organics; and acclaimed intuitive Jill Willard.
Kathryn (Katy) Hamilton is an Editor and has been with HarperOne for six years, working closely with the imprint’s bestselling religion and spirituality 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 particularly authors writing about spiritual topics for the next generation or for women; inspirational memoirs; and self-help projects that celebrate and encourage personal transformation.
Joanna Brooks and Alex Cooper
D. L. Mayfield
Coleman Barks (Rumi)
Dr. Tanya Altmann
Miles Doyle is a developmental editor based in New York, specializing in health, wellness, and behavior, as well as memoir and issues of sustainability and the future of food. With an MFA in Writing, he works closely with authors to help tell stories that inspire personal and social change while allowing readers to understand and experience the world differently. Since joining HarperOne in 2011, he has developed multiple national bestsellers. His forthcoming projects include a book about compulsory mindfulness by Joel Salinas, a clinical and research fellow in behavioral neurology at Harvard Medical School, and a memoir-cookbook by the DIY-team behind a former underground (and illegal) restaurant in Los Angeles.
Hilary Lawson is an Editor acquiring prescriptive, practical books in the areas of healthy lifestyle, alternative self-help, modern feminism and fresh female voices, smart/edgy humor, and unique/emerging subcultures. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she spent five years on the East Coast, studying publishing at Emerson College in Boston and writing 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.
Anna Paustenbach is is an Assistant Editor working closely with some of HarperOne’s beloved religion and self-help authors. She is acquiring prescriptive and narrative nonfiction in the areas of spirituality, new wave self-help, and social change, as well as memoirs with a teaching element. Thanks to her master’s thesis on women’s theology in third-wave feminist literature, she has a soft spot for anything that mingles progressive spirituality, cultural commentary, and women’s issues. Overall, she gets excited about fresh voices with their own spin on old wisdom.