Annie has five years of experience in the publishing world, and has spent the last three with Alfred A. Knopf and Pantheon. She has worked on editorial development for a wide range of serious historical nonfiction, literary fiction, short stories, cookbooks, literary criticism, and poetry. Prior to joining the Knopf editorial team, Annie worked as a reader at the Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency, an intern at The New Press, and attended the Columbia University Publishing Course. She has also completed coursework in copy editing and proofreading at NYU. She has also done freelance writing and editing for business websites and design proposals. At her day job, she has had the honor of working with authors who have won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and a host of other awards. She also has experience clearing permissions and as a photo researcher for biographies and serious nonfiction.
Before entering the publishing world. Annie spent many years as a bartender and found that listening to all sorts of stories from all sorts of people helped her grow as an empathetic person, a good listener, and a solid multitasker. In her spare time Annie runs a book club of twelve very smart women, practices yoga, runs slowly, and is an avid reader of current fiction.
Penguin Random House
Developmental editing, line editing, copy editing, copy writing.
The New Press
Read submissions for the editorial team, helped develop and execute marketing plans for forthcoming books, wrote and sent email blasts and social media postings, assisted in the planning of book launches and company events.
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