Molly Ahuja

Molly Ahuja - Editor

New York, NY, USA

Senior editor specializing in non-fiction books focusing on Food and Drink, Personal Development, Popular Culture and Health and Wellness.

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Overview

Enthusiastic, creative and detail-oriented senior editor. I've commissioned and acquired a wide range of non-fiction and illustrated books, with a focus on the areas of Food and Drink, Personal Development, Mind/Body/Spirit, Popular Culture and Female Empowerment. I love working with inspirational authors and helping them to craft their stories into visually stunning books.

I've worked for top publishers in New York and London, including Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Hardie Grant. I love helping authors develop and organize manuscripts and digging into the minutiae of a project.
Languages
English (UK)
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
DIY & Crafts
Entertainment
Self-help & Self-improvement
Sex & Relationships

Awards

  • IACP

Work experience

Senior Editor

Hardie Grant
July, 2017 – November, 2019 (over 2 years)

Editorial Associate

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
March, 2015 – June, 2017 (over 2 years)

Portfolio (10 selected works)

Everyday Magic: Rituals, Spells & Potions to Live Your Best Life

Semra Haksever

No longer the stuff of broomsticks, black cats and cauldrons, witchcraft is all about self-care in a modern and often confusing world. This is the perfect book for all women looking to channel their inner power, make positive changes in their lives, cleanse, heal, and embrace a little more spirituality. Semra will teach readers how to make bespoke spells, construct an altar, create manifestati... read more

No longer the stuff of broomsticks, black cats and cauldrons, witchcraft is all about self-care in a modern and often confusing world. This is the perfect book for all women looking to channel their inner power, make positive changes in their lives, cleanse, heal, and embrace a little more spirituality. Semra will teach readers how to make bespoke spells, construct an altar, create manifestati... read more

Grasping the Grape: Demystifying Grape Varieties to Help You Discover the Wines You Love

Maryse Chevriere

Grasping the Grape is a guide to the world's most prominent and essential wine grapes. Striking a balance between practical information and approachable, conversational tone, author Maryse Chevriere goes varietal by varietal to provide an overview of the major wine-growing regions the grape is grown in, the wines they make, and their flavor profile and distinguishing characteristics. The book ... read more

Grasping the Grape is a guide to the world's most prominent and essential wine grapes. Striking a balance between practical information and approachable, conversational tone, author Maryse Chevriere goes varietal by varietal to provide an overview of the major wine-growing regions the grape is grown in, the wines they make, and their flavor profile and distinguishing characteristics. The book ... read more

Yang Sheng: the Art of Chinese Self-Healing: Ancient Solutions to Modern Problems

Katie Brindle

The concept of self-care is, in fact, thousands of years old. This buzzword is rooted in a 2,500-year old Chinese philosophy. 'Yang sheng' means to nourish life – fostering your own health and wellbeing by nurturing body, mind and spirit. In this book, Katie Brindle teaches readers how to harness this powerful natural healing system to improve every aspect of their life.Yang Sheng fits and wor... read more

The concept of self-care is, in fact, thousands of years old. This buzzword is rooted in a 2,500-year old Chinese philosophy. 'Yang sheng' means to nourish life – fostering your own health and wellbeing by nurturing body, mind and spirit. In this book, Katie Brindle teaches readers how to harness this powerful natural healing system to improve every aspect of their life.Yang Sheng fits and wor... read more

Hangover Helper: Delicious Cures from Around the World

Lauren Shockey

Hangover Helper is a playful cookbook filled with tried and true recipes to cure your hangover, collected from culinary traditions from around the world. Each of the over 50 recipes will include a rating system that will indicate how easy it will be to prepare when hungover. Some dishes, such as the Bacon, Egg and Cheese or Pepperoni Pizza Bagel, can be made even if still drunk the following m... read more

Hangover Helper is a playful cookbook filled with tried and true recipes to cure your hangover, collected from culinary traditions from around the world. Each of the over 50 recipes will include a rating system that will indicate how easy it will be to prepare when hungover. Some dishes, such as the Bacon, Egg and Cheese or Pepperoni Pizza Bagel, can be made even if still drunk the following m... read more

Love Spells: Rituals, Spells & Potions to Spark Your Romantic Life

Semra Haksever

In Love Spells, Semra Haksever introduces readers to simple magic and rituals for giving their love life a spiritual boost. This book will teach you how to tap into your spiritual self to visualize and manifest the love life you desire. Modern magic is all about self-care and using your inner power to make positive changes in your life, cleanse, and heal. Love is the key, and Semra will teach ... read more

In Love Spells, Semra Haksever introduces readers to simple magic and rituals for giving their love life a spiritual boost. This book will teach you how to tap into your spiritual self to visualize and manifest the love life you desire. Modern magic is all about self-care and using your inner power to make positive changes in your life, cleanse, and heal. Love is the key, and Semra will teach ... read more

Keeping It Simple: Easy Weeknight One-pot Recipes

Yasmin Fahr

After a long day at work, heading home to cook a fussy, complicated meal is the last thing anyone wants to do. Keeping It Simple is the ultimate collection to have on hand for these moments. Featuring over 60 quick and easy, drool-worthy one-pot dinners you can whip up in the time in takes to have a glass of wine (or two, let's be honest), Yasmin Fahr has got you covered.Inspired by her column... read more

After a long day at work, heading home to cook a fussy, complicated meal is the last thing anyone wants to do. Keeping It Simple is the ultimate collection to have on hand for these moments. Featuring over 60 quick and easy, drool-worthy one-pot dinners you can whip up in the time in takes to have a glass of wine (or two, let's be honest), Yasmin Fahr has got you covered.Inspired by her column... read more

Betty Crocker Lost Recipes: Beloved Vintage Recipes for Today's Kitchen

Betty Crocker

A captivating collection that celebrates the wonderful recipes from the Betty Crocker archives in a package that appeals to the modern cook​Betty Crocker Lost Recipes is the ultimate treasure for the most devoted Betty Crocker fans, as well as cooks who are interested in recipes with a retro/nostalgic twist. Eighty percent of the book includes tried-and-true recipes that simply aren’t in today... read more

A captivating collection that celebrates the wonderful recipes from the Betty Crocker archives in a package that appeals to the modern cook​Betty Crocker Lost Recipes is the ultimate treasure for the most devoted Betty Crocker fans, as well as cooks who are interested in recipes with a retro/nostalgic twist. Eighty percent of the book includes tried-and-true recipes that simply aren’t in today... read more

Betty Crocker Cookbook, 12th Edition: Everything You Need to Know to Cook from Scratch

Betty Crocker

The 12th edition of a trusted favorite, with everything the home cook needs to cook confidently, fully updated for a newer generation—now available in a comb-bound format. This is the book home cooks have come to trust; the 12th edition of the Betty Crocker Cookbook, with updated recipes, new photography, plus expanded and new chapters to meet the needs of today’s home cooks. With 1,500 recipe... read more

The 12th edition of a trusted favorite, with everything the home cook needs to cook confidently, fully updated for a newer generation—now available in a comb-bound format. This is the book home cooks have come to trust; the 12th edition of the Betty Crocker Cookbook, with updated recipes, new photography, plus expanded and new chapters to meet the needs of today’s home cooks. With 1,500 recipe... read more

Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book, 17th Edition (Better Homes and Gardens Cooking)

Better Homes and Gardens

Since 1930, the Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book has been a trusted staple in kitchens across America. The 17th edition is fully updated and revised to reflect both the best of today's food trends and time-tested classics. With more than 1,000 recipes and a photo for each one, the book covers both traditional dishes such as Brownies and new favorites like Cold Brew Coffee. This newest ed... read more

Since 1930, the Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book has been a trusted staple in kitchens across America. The 17th edition is fully updated and revised to reflect both the best of today's food trends and time-tested classics. With more than 1,000 recipes and a photo for each one, the book covers both traditional dishes such as Brownies and new favorites like Cold Brew Coffee. This newest ed... read more

How to Cook Everything Fast: A Better Way to Cook Great Food

Mark Bittman

Homemade wonton soup in 30 minutes. Chicken Parmesan without dredging and frying. Fruit crisp on the stovetop. The secret to cooking fast is cooking smart—choosing and preparing fresh ingredients efficiently. In How to Cook Everything Fast, Mark Bittman provides a game plan for becoming a better, more intuitive cook while you wake up your weekly meal routine with 2,000 main dishes and accompan... read more

Homemade wonton soup in 30 minutes. Chicken Parmesan without dredging and frying. Fruit crisp on the stovetop. The secret to cooking fast is cooking smart—choosing and preparing fresh ingredients efficiently. In How to Cook Everything Fast, Mark Bittman provides a game plan for becoming a better, more intuitive cook while you wake up your weekly meal routine with 2,000 main dishes and accompan... read more

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Alexandra Clinkscales
Molly was simply amazing! She was punctual and thorough with my project. Highly recommend her for your services!

Alexandra Clinkscales, November 2020

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