Stephen S. Power

Executive Editor
NYT-Bestselling, Former Big-5 Exec Editor with 500+ Titles

Stephen S. Power is a 30-year publishing veteran who has acquired and edited more than 500 books, including numerous New York Times bestsellers. As an Executive Editor at St. Martin’s Press (for Thomas Dunne Books), he worked on nonfiction titles by Bernie Sanders, William Shatner, John Boehner, John Kasich, Tedy Bruschi, Yogi Berra, and Terry McAuliffe, as well as fiction by Anne Griffin and Jonathan Vatner. Prior to St. Martin’s, Stephen acquired nonfiction titles in a variety of genres for Wiley and then business books for Amacom, where he had three books win or be longlisted for CEO-READS Best Business Book awards. At Avon Books, where he began his career, he started both a history and health imprint. He’s worked on books in every genre except romance. He’s also a novelist, short story writer, and Pushcart-nominated poet. In his role as Executive Editor, Stephen develops and edits proposals, reviews manuscripts, and acquires new authors whose projects show promise for traditional publishing.

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