Amanda A. Barnett

Managing Senior Editor
NYT-bestselling, former Big-5 acquisitions editor

A former literary agent with more than 15 years of experience in the publishing industry, Amanda worked previously at Random House and as an acquisitions editor at Simon and Schuster. Her list includes over a dozen New York Times bestsellers, as well as many other notable and award-winning books. Her vast experience has exposed her to a wide array of genres, allowing her to provide authors with a high level of guidance throughout the writing and editing process. Her most notable authors include Stephen King, Angelina Jolie, Shirley MacLaine, Lorna Luft, Sean Ferrer, Art Bell, Mary Higgins Clark, and Ann Rule. As Senior Editor, Amanda reviews materials and oversees the ghostwriting process to help authors create dynamic, well-constructed, and compelling books.

You can learn more about Amanda on LinkedIn.