Garrett McGrath

Garrett McGrath - Editor

New York, NY, USA

I'm an editor and developmental editor with over eight years of experience on a variety of bestselling non-fiction books.

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I have experience providing editorial services on a number of different kinds of nonfiction projects from ABRAMS, Callisto Media, Hachette Book Group, and Penguin Random House. Please take a look at my portfolio for projects that I've had the pleasure of working on.
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
Self-help & Self-improvement
Sports & outdoor recreation
True Crime

Work experience

Editor

Abrams
July, 2018 – Present (about 1 year)

I'm an editor at ABRAMS, a publisher of high-quality art and illustrated books, focusing on the entertainment, pop culture, food, and photography categories.

Freelance Developmental Editor

Callisto Media
January, 2017 – Present (over 2 years)

I'm a developmental editor with previous experience on cookbooks, self-help books, workbooks, and activity books for Callisto Media.

Portfolio (12 selected works)

Matty Matheson: A Cookbook

Matty Matheson

Matty Matheson, star of Viceland’s It’s Suppertime and Dead Set On Life, reveals his favorite recipes and stories in a cookbook that his devoted fans have been waiting for. Matty Matheson is known as much for his amazing food as his love for life, positive mental attitude, and epic Instagram account. This debut cookbook is about Matty’s memories of the foods that have defined who he is. With a... read more

Matty Matheson, star of Viceland’s It’s Suppertime and Dead Set On Life, reveals his favorite recipes and stories in a cookbook that his devoted fans have been waiting for. Matty Matheson is known as much for his amazing food as his love for life, positive mental attitude, and epic Instagram account. This debut cookbook is about Matty’s memories of the foods that have defined who he is. With a... read more

The Pescatarian Cookbook: The Essential Kitchen Companion

Cara Harbstreet MS RD LD

The Pescatarian Cookbook is the definitive kitchen companion to the pescatarian diet with fundamental information, recipes, and healthy meal plans.Rich in fish and seafood, hearty vegetables, and wholesome grains―pescatarianism is a varied and balanced diet. The Pescatarian Cookbook is a complete reference to reap all benefits of this naturally nutritious diet with essential information, recip... read more

The Pescatarian Cookbook is the definitive kitchen companion to the pescatarian diet with fundamental information, recipes, and healthy meal plans.Rich in fish and seafood, hearty vegetables, and wholesome grains―pescatarianism is a varied and balanced diet. The Pescatarian Cookbook is a complete reference to reap all benefits of this naturally nutritious diet with essential information, recip... read more

Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs

Sally Mann

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALISTONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEARThe New York Times, Washington Post, The San Francisco Chronicle, Vogue, NPR, Publishers Weekly, BookPage A revealing and beautifully written memoir and family history from acclaimed photographer Sally Mann. In this groundbreaking book, a unique interplay of narrative and image, Mann's preoccupation with family, race, mortality, and ... read more

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALISTONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEARThe New York Times, Washington Post, The San Francisco Chronicle, Vogue, NPR, Publishers Weekly, BookPage A revealing and beautifully written memoir and family history from acclaimed photographer Sally Mann. In this groundbreaking book, a unique interplay of narrative and image, Mann's preoccupation with family, race, mortality, and ... read more

Cabin Porn: Inspiration for Your Quiet Place Somewhere

Zach Klein, Steven Leckart

Rural escapes for those yearning for a simpler existence, by the creators of the wildly popular tumblr Cabin Porn.Created by a group of friends who preserve 55 acres of hidden forest in Upstate New York-Cabin Porn began as a scrapbook to collect inspiration for their building projects. As the collection grew, the site attracted a following, which is now a huge and obsessive audience.The site f... read more

Rural escapes for those yearning for a simpler existence, by the creators of the wildly popular tumblr Cabin Porn.Created by a group of friends who preserve 55 acres of hidden forest in Upstate New York-Cabin Porn began as a scrapbook to collect inspiration for their building projects. As the collection grew, the site attracted a following, which is now a huge and obsessive audience.The site f... read more

The Mental Toughness Advantage: A 5-Step Program to Boost Your Resilience and Reach Your Goals

Douglas Comstock

The Mental Toughness Advantage is an action-oriented, 5-step program to develop mental toughness and achieve your life goals.Mental toughness enables us to get up when we want to give up, but it’s a skill that takes practice. To develop mental toughness for everyday life, The Mental Toughness Advantage offers a practical 5-step program to boost resilience and overcome every obstacle.From draft... read more

The Mental Toughness Advantage is an action-oriented, 5-step program to develop mental toughness and achieve your life goals.Mental toughness enables us to get up when we want to give up, but it’s a skill that takes practice. To develop mental toughness for everyday life, The Mental Toughness Advantage offers a practical 5-step program to boost resilience and overcome every obstacle.From draft... read more

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Made Simple: 10 Strategies for Managing Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Panic, and Worry

Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D

In his new book, the author of the bestselling Retrain Your Brain: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in 7 Days delivers 10 easy, yet essential strategies for applying CBT to everyday issues with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Made Simple.Cognitive behavioral therapy is a proven form of psychotherapy that is often the first-line of treatment recommended for managing depression, anxiety, worry, and oth... read more

In his new book, the author of the bestselling Retrain Your Brain: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in 7 Days delivers 10 easy, yet essential strategies for applying CBT to everyday issues with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Made Simple.Cognitive behavioral therapy is a proven form of psychotherapy that is often the first-line of treatment recommended for managing depression, anxiety, worry, and oth... read more

The Complete DASH Diet for Beginners: The Essential Guide to Lose Weight and Live Healthy

Jennifer Koslo PhD RDN CSSD

"The Complete DASH Diet for Beginners is a simple, well-organized, and an easy-to-follow guide. This book can be a beneficial tool for those who are looking to implement a healthier way of living through their diet."―Kristina Morales RD, Clinical DietitianThe standard American diet is filled with cheap, processed foods that can lead to hypertension and other health problems. The longer you’ve ... read more

"The Complete DASH Diet for Beginners is a simple, well-organized, and an easy-to-follow guide. This book can be a beneficial tool for those who are looking to implement a healthier way of living through their diet."―Kristina Morales RD, Clinical DietitianThe standard American diet is filled with cheap, processed foods that can lead to hypertension and other health problems. The longer you’ve ... read more

The Budget-Savvy Wedding Planner & Organizer: Checklists, Worksheets, and Essential Tools to Plan t

Jessica Bishop

For the cost-conscious modern couple and fans of The Budget Savvy Bride comes The Budget Savvy Wedding Planner and Organizer―a wedding planner to help you stop splurging and start saving on your big day.Making sure your wedding goes without a hitch is overwhelming―especially with the added pressure of staying on budget. Whether you have $10,000 or $1,000, wedding planner and author behind The ... read more

For the cost-conscious modern couple and fans of The Budget Savvy Bride comes The Budget Savvy Wedding Planner and Organizer―a wedding planner to help you stop splurging and start saving on your big day.Making sure your wedding goes without a hitch is overwhelming―especially with the added pressure of staying on budget. Whether you have $10,000 or $1,000, wedding planner and author behind The ... read more

The 7-Day Bone Broth Diet Plan: Healing Bone Broth Recipes to Boost Health and Promote Weight Loss

Meredith Cochran

Take weight off fast with the nutrient dense cleanse from The 7-Day Bone Broth Diet Plan.Bone broth diets have been praised by The New York Times and ABC News as an effective way of losing weight without losing the essential vitamins and minerals your body needs. In The 7-Day Bone Broth Diet Plan, co-founder and CEO of the all-natural bone broth company Osso Good, Meredith Cochran, combines fl... read more

Take weight off fast with the nutrient dense cleanse from The 7-Day Bone Broth Diet Plan.Bone broth diets have been praised by The New York Times and ABC News as an effective way of losing weight without losing the essential vitamins and minerals your body needs. In The 7-Day Bone Broth Diet Plan, co-founder and CEO of the all-natural bone broth company Osso Good, Meredith Cochran, combines fl... read more

The Natural Soap Making Book for Beginners: Do-It-Yourself Soaps Using All-Natural Herbs, Spices, and Essential Oils

Kelly Cable

"With gorgeous and inspiring photography, helpful charts, clear tutorials, and creative and enticing recipes, this book will inspire you to make your own high-quality, natural soaps!"―Marlene Adelmann, Herbal AcademyMaking soap from scratch is a fun hobby and a great way to control the ingredients in the products you use, but it can be hard to know where to start. The Natural Soap Making Book ... read more

"With gorgeous and inspiring photography, helpful charts, clear tutorials, and creative and enticing recipes, this book will inspire you to make your own high-quality, natural soaps!"―Marlene Adelmann, Herbal AcademyMaking soap from scratch is a fun hobby and a great way to control the ingredients in the products you use, but it can be hard to know where to start. The Natural Soap Making Book ... read more

Play & Learn Toddler Activities Book: 200+ Fun Activities for Early Learning

Angela Thayer

Educator, parent, and toddler approved―200+ fun, educational toddler activities to establish key learning skills at each developmental milestone.When you play with your toddler they learn essential skills that they don’t learn alone. That’s why former teacher turned stay-at-home mom, Angela Thayer, filled The Play & Learn Toddler Activities Book with more than 200 toddler activities specifical... read more

Educator, parent, and toddler approved―200+ fun, educational toddler activities to establish key learning skills at each developmental milestone.When you play with your toddler they learn essential skills that they don’t learn alone. That’s why former teacher turned stay-at-home mom, Angela Thayer, filled The Play & Learn Toddler Activities Book with more than 200 toddler activities specifical... read more

The Stress Management Workbook: De-stress in 10 Minutes or Less

Ruth C. White PhD MPH MSW

Reduce your stress in 10 minutes or less with the practical exercises and quick strategies in The Stress Management Workbook.Learning how to manage your stress shouldn’t be stressful. With The Stress Management Workbook you’ll get the relief you need in a time frame that works for you. With concrete exercises that require no more than 10 minutes each, The Stress Management Workbook will help y... read more

Reduce your stress in 10 minutes or less with the practical exercises and quick strategies in The Stress Management Workbook.Learning how to manage your stress shouldn’t be stressful. With The Stress Management Workbook you’ll get the relief you need in a time frame that works for you. With concrete exercises that require no more than 10 minutes each, The Stress Management Workbook will help y... read more

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