Zack Knoll

Zack Knoll - Editor

New York, NY, USA

Professional editor with an interest in book-length literary and voice-driven, upmarket fiction and nonfiction.

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Overview

I am a professional book editor working for a large trade publisher with several years of acquisition editorial experience, as well as line editing, and developmental editing experience.
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Design
LGBTQ (non fiction)
Fiction
Humor & Comedy
LGBTQ (Fiction)
Literary Fiction
Science Fiction
Short Story

Certifications

  • Columbia University Publishing Course Certification

Work experience

Associate Editor

Simon & Schuster
January, 2016 – Present (about 4 years)

Editorial Assistant

Abrams Books
September, 2014 – January, 2016 (over 1 year)

Portfolio (7 selected works)

The Caregiver

Samuel Park

A FALL 2018 HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SELECTION BY * PEOPLE * O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE * ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY * VULTURE * CHICAGO TRIBUNE * THE MILLIONS * FAST COMPANY * SEATTLE TIMES * ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH * BOOKPAGE * BOOKRIOT * CONDE NAST TRAVELER * "[A] luminous mother-daughter saga."—ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY "Lovely and heartbreaking."—PEOPLE "A beautiful testament to [Park’s] extraordinary talents ... read more

A FALL 2018 HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SELECTION BY * PEOPLE * O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE * ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY * VULTURE * CHICAGO TRIBUNE * THE MILLIONS * FAST COMPANY * SEATTLE TIMES * ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH * BOOKPAGE * BOOKRIOT * CONDE NAST TRAVELER * "[A] luminous mother-daughter saga."—ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY "Lovely and heartbreaking."—PEOPLE "A beautiful testament to [Park’s] extraordinary talents ... read more

Mother Winter: A Memoir

Sophia Shalmiyev

“Vividly awesome and truly great.” —Eileen Myles “I love this gorgeous, gutting, unforgettable book.”—Leni Zumas “A rich tapestry of autobiography and meditations on feminism, motherhood, art, and culture, this book is as intellectually satisfying as it is artistically profound. A sharply intelligent, lyrically provocative memoir.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) An arresting memoir equal par... read more

“Vividly awesome and truly great.” —Eileen Myles “I love this gorgeous, gutting, unforgettable book.”—Leni Zumas “A rich tapestry of autobiography and meditations on feminism, motherhood, art, and culture, this book is as intellectually satisfying as it is artistically profound. A sharply intelligent, lyrically provocative memoir.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) An arresting memoir equal par... read more

Going Dutch: A Novel

James Gregor

* MOST ANTICIPATED SUMMER READING SELECTION BY * ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY * BUZZFEED * “In this intelligent, entertaining and elegantly written novel, James Gregor pulls off something many psychological novelists aspire to and few achieve: he convincingly captures the thinking of a character who earnestly sees himself as sympathetic, even as he behaves terribly...Never have I read a book where I s... read more

* MOST ANTICIPATED SUMMER READING SELECTION BY * ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY * BUZZFEED * “In this intelligent, entertaining and elegantly written novel, James Gregor pulls off something many psychological novelists aspire to and few achieve: he convincingly captures the thinking of a character who earnestly sees himself as sympathetic, even as he behaves terribly...Never have I read a book where I s... read more

The Philosopher's Flight: A Novel (The Philosophers Series)

Tom Miller

“Rarely does a novel begin with rollicking fierceness that grabs readers from its opening lines and doesn’t loosen its grip or lessen its hold all the way through… Miller’s writing is intoxicating and one doesn’t need to be a fantasy or sci-fi fan to adore this book.”—Kim Curtis, Associated Press “The Philosopher’s Flight by debut novelist Tom Miller has already set a high bar for any book vyi... read more

“Rarely does a novel begin with rollicking fierceness that grabs readers from its opening lines and doesn’t loosen its grip or lessen its hold all the way through… Miller’s writing is intoxicating and one doesn’t need to be a fantasy or sci-fi fan to adore this book.”—Kim Curtis, Associated Press “The Philosopher’s Flight by debut novelist Tom Miller has already set a high bar for any book vyi... read more

The Philosopher's War (The Philosophers Series Book 2)

Tom Miller

The second book in the thrilling series that began with The Philosopher’s Flight finds Robert Canderelli Weekes as a rookie Rescue and Evacuation flier on the front lines of World War I in France. He came to save lives, but has no idea how far he’ll have to go to win the war.Thanks to a stunning flying performance and a harrowing shootout in the streets of Boston, Robert Canderelli Weekes’s li... read more

The second book in the thrilling series that began with The Philosopher’s Flight finds Robert Canderelli Weekes as a rookie Rescue and Evacuation flier on the front lines of World War I in France. He came to save lives, but has no idea how far he’ll have to go to win the war.Thanks to a stunning flying performance and a harrowing shootout in the streets of Boston, Robert Canderelli Weekes’s li... read more

His Royal Dogness, Guy the Beagle: The Rebarkable True Story of Meghan Markle's Rescue Dog

Camille March, Michael Brumm

“Sit...Stay...Enjoy! Good reader!” —Stephen Colbert The hilarious, heartwarming, and rebarkable true story of Guy the Beagle, Duchess Meghan Markle’s rescue dog.Like all good stories, Guy the Beagle’s begins lost in the woods of Kentucky. But his fortunes change when he’s rescued by none other than Princess…er, Duchess-to-be Meghan Markle. Practically overnight, Guy goes from wags to riches. B... read more

“Sit...Stay...Enjoy! Good reader!” —Stephen Colbert The hilarious, heartwarming, and rebarkable true story of Guy the Beagle, Duchess Meghan Markle’s rescue dog.Like all good stories, Guy the Beagle’s begins lost in the woods of Kentucky. But his fortunes change when he’s rescued by none other than Princess…er, Duchess-to-be Meghan Markle. Practically overnight, Guy goes from wags to riches. B... read more

This Is the Book You Give Your Dad: Everything an Awesome Father Wants to Know

Matt Goulet

The quirky and charming illustrated book for the #1 man in your life—dad!—is complete with all of the facts, fun, and knowledge he needs to become the King of Dads. Let’s face it: no one ever knows what sort of present to get their dad, whether it’s his birthday, Chanukah, Christmas, Father’s Day, or even just a little nudge to remind him you care. And you’ll probably just get him a book anywa... read more

The quirky and charming illustrated book for the #1 man in your life—dad!—is complete with all of the facts, fun, and knowledge he needs to become the King of Dads. Let’s face it: no one ever knows what sort of present to get their dad, whether it’s his birthday, Chanukah, Christmas, Father’s Day, or even just a little nudge to remind him you care. And you’ll probably just get him a book anywa... read more

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