Mark Weinstein

Editorial Director, SVP
New York Times-bestselling ghostwriter and acquisitions editor with 400+ titles

An experienced acquisitions and developmental editor, writer, and ghostwriter, Mark has acquired and edited more than 400 original books over the course of twenty-plus years while working for The Lyons Press, McGraw-Hill, Skyhorse Publishing, Rodale Books (Penguin Random House), and Diversion Books. Among his many successful titles and numerous New York Times bestsellers, Mark has worked with such notable authors as famed sports writer Roger Kahn (The Boys of Summer), legendary college basketball coach John Wooden, golf immortal Gary Player, extreme athlete/health guru Wim Hof, basketball Hall of Famer Earl Monroe, pioneering surfer/fitness icon Laird Hamilton, and champion marathoners Meb Keflezighi and Frank Shorter. He brings this wealth of experience to bear on each project he oversees for Kevin Anderson & Associates to ensure a top-quality publishing experience for every client.

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Selected Publications


  • Contributor, Hard Pivot by Apolo Ohno (Sounds True, 2022)
  • Ghostwriter, The Wim Hof Method by Wim Hof (Sounds True, 2020)
    • New York Times bestseller

  • Editor, 26 Marathons: What I’ve Learned About Running, Life, Identity, and Faith From Each Race I’ve Run by Meb Keflezighi with Scott Douglas (Rodale, 2019)
    • New York Times bestseller

  • Editor, Meb for Mortals: How to Run, Think and Eat Like a Champion Marathoner by Meb Keflezighi with Scott Douglas (Rodale, 2015)
    • New York Times bestseller

  • Coauthor, The 30 Greatest Sports Conspiracy Theories of All-Time with Elliott Kalb (Skyhorse, 2009)
  • Editor, My View from the Corner: A Life in Boxing by Angelo Dundee with Bert Randolph Sugar (McGraw-Hill, 2007)
  • Editor, My Personal Best: Life Lessons from an All-American Journey by Coach John Wooden with Steve Jamison (McGraw-Hill, 2004)
    • Los Angeles Times bestseller

    • Main selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club


  • Editor, Positively Unstoppable: The Art of Owning It With the Power of Mindset, Motivation, and DDP Yoga by “Diamond” Dallas Page (Rodale, 2019)
  • Editor, Life Rider: Heart. Body. Soul. by Laird Hamilton with Julian Borra (Rodale, 2018)
    • New York Times bestseller

  • Editor, What Doesn’t Kill Us: How Freezing Water, Extreme Altitude, and Environmental Conditioning Will Renew Our Lost Evolutionary Strength by Scott Carney (Rodale, 2017)
    • New York Times bestseller

  • Editor, Peak Performance: Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout, and Thrive with the New Science of Success by Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness (Rodale, 2017)
    • Audible and Amazon Charts bestseller
    • Winner of the APA’s 2018 Audie Award for best business/personal development audio book
  • Editor, The Four-Pack Revolution: How You Can Aim Lower, Cheat on Your Diet, and Still Lose Weight and Keep It Off by Chael Sonnen with Ryan Parsons (Rodale, 2017)
  • Editor, The Men’s Health Big Book of Exercises: Four Weeks to a Leaner, Stronger, More Muscular Youby Adam Campbell and the Editors of Men’s Health magazine (Rodale, 2009)
    • More than 250,000 copies sold