Jessica Sindler

Managing Executive Editor
#1 New York Times-bestselling editor and former senior editor at Harper and PRH

Jessica Sindler spent her first two decades in publishing at imprints of Penguin Random House and HarperCollins, where she acquired, edited, and published numerous bestsellers and critically acclaimed titles in the areas of “big idea” prescriptive nonfiction, personal development, wellness, lifestyle, business creativity, narrative nonfiction, and memoir. Jessica is passionate about nonfiction that engages with a larger cultural conversation, and books by thought leaders who drive us toward change. She specializes in working with expert authors from a variety of fields, ranging from academics to journalists to scientists to wellness experts to entertainers, to help them translate their ideas for a general audience and share their stories with readers. Jessica’s notable titles include #1 New York Times bestsellers Daring Greatly and Rising Strong by Brené Brown; New York Times bestsellers The Education of an Idealist by Pulitzer Prize-winner Samantha Power, Find Your Path by Carrie Underwood, First, We Make the Beast Beautiful by Sarah Wilson, and Together We Rise by The Women’s March Organizers and Condé Nast; national bestseller Plant Over Processed by Andrea Hannemann; as well as Rebel Talent by Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino, Why Bob Dylan Matters by Harvard Classics professor Richard F. Thomas, and The Hidden Habits of Genius by Yale professor Craig Wright. Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Jessica lives in Brooklyn and is a graduate of The University of Chicago.

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Selected Publications


  • Editor, She Builds by Jadah Sellner (HarperBusiness, 2022)
  • Editor, Say One Kind Thing by Susan Verde (Abrams Image, 2023)
    • #1 New York Times bestselling author

  • Editor, Built Through Courage by Dave Hollis (HarperCollins Leadership, 2021)
    • New York Times bestselling author

  • Editor, Find Your Path by Carrie Underwood (Dey Street Books, 2020)
    • New York Times bestseller

  • Editor, Plant Over Processed by Andrea Hannemann (Dey Street Books, 2020)
    • USA Today/National bestseller

  • Editor, Clean Mind, Clean Body by Tara Stiles (Dey Street Books, 2020)
  • Editor, The Hidden Habits of Genius by Craig Wright (Dey Street Books, 2020)
  • Editor, This One Wild and Precious Life by Sarah Wilson (Dey Street Books, 2020)
    • New York Times bestselling author

  • Editor, First, We Make the Beast Beautiful by Sarah Wilson (Dey Street Books, 2018)
    • New York Times bestseller

  • Editor, Rebel Talent by Francesca Gino (Dey Street Books, 2018)
  • Editor, Rising Strong by Brené Brown (Random House, 2015)
    • #1 New York Times bestseller
  • Editor, Daring Greatly by Brené Brown (Avery, 2012)
    • #1 New York Times bestseller


  • Editor, Pat in the City by Patricia Field (Dey Street Books, 2023)
  • Editor, Read Dangerously by Azar Nafisi (Dey Street Books, 2022)
    • New York Times bestselling author

  • Editor, Special Characters by Laurie Segall (Dey Street Books, 2022)
  • Editor, The Education of an Idealist by Samantha Power (Dey Street Books, 2019)
    • New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestseller

  • Editor, Adrift by Tami Oldham-Ashcraft (Dey Street Books, 2018)
    • New York Times bestseller

General Nonfiction

  • Editor, The Kingdom of Prep by Maggie Bullock (Dey Street Books, 2023)
  • Editor, The Quiet Zone by Stephen Kurczy (Dey Street Books, 2021)
  • Editor, Beneath the Tamarind Tree by Isha Sesay (Dey Street Books, 2019)
  • Editor, Together We Rise by The Women’s March Organizers & Condé Nast (Dey Street Books, 2018)
    • New York Times bestseller

  • Editor, Why Bob Dylan Matters by Richard F. Thomas (Dey Street Books, 2017)
  • Editor, Vanishing New York by Jeremiah Moss (Dey Street Books, 2017)
  • Editor, Love x Style x Life by Garance Doré (Random House, 2015)
    • New York Times bestseller

  • Editor, Just My Type by Simon Garfield (Avery, 2011)
    • New York Times bestseller

  • Editor, The Lost Dogs by Jim Gorant (Avery, 2010)
    • New York Times bestseller