Paul Whitlatch is an editor at Scribner, a division of Simon & Schuster. His authors include novelist David Goodwillie (American Subversive, a New York Times Notable Book) and Tony Wagner (Creating Innovators, a national bestseller). Recent titles include golfer Dylan Dethier’s 18 in America, the debut thriller Death Canyon from Jackson-based author David Riley Bertsch, and Company Man by former CIA lawyer John Rizzo. He has worked on books by bestselling authors Kathy Reichs, Colm Toibin, Andrew Solomon, and Siddhartha Mukherjee. He is looking for literary fiction, upmarket crime and thrillers, and narrative non-fiction about politics, business, technology, popular science, and sports.

Jenna Johnson is a Senior Editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, where she publishes literary fiction and narrative nonfiction. Among her books are We the Animals by Justin Torres, Frances and Bernard by Carlene Bauer, Booker Finalist Pigeon English by Stephen Kelman, Man Asian Prize Winner Three Sisters by Bi Feiyu, James Beard Winner Save the Deli by David Sax, as well as the bestselling memoir Chosen by a Horse by Susan Richards. She has worked with Stacey D’Erasmo, Kent Meyers, Chinelo Okparanta, Maggie O’Farrell, Steve Earle, Scarlett Thomas, Tony D’Souza, Young-ha Kim, Gina Ochsner, Faïza Guène, and many others. Before HMH, she spent time in advertising, public relations, market research, and at a literary agency. A native of Virginia, she is graduate of Columbia College in the City of New York and holds an M.A. in Religious Studies from New York University.

Mark Hummel’s fiction, poetry, and essays have regularly appeared in a variety of literary journals for more than twenty years including such publications as The Bloomsbury Review, Dogwood, Fugue, Talking River Review, Weber: The Contemporary West, and Zone 3. He is the editor of the nonfiction magazine bioStories. A former college professor and writing program director, he lives in Montana’s Flathead Valley.