Peter Borland Vice President and Editor-in-Chief Atria

About the Editor

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Peter Borland, Vice President & Editor-in-Chief of Atria Books and Washington Square Press, joined Atria in 2004 after serving in various editorial capacities at Dutton and Ballantine. He edits #1 New York Times bestselling novelists Fredrik Backman and Janet Evanovich, as well as Thomas Keneally, William Kent Krueger, Paul Rudnick, Liese O’Halloran Schwarz, Marcel Theroux, and Cecily von Ziegesar. His nonfiction books include The Hummingbirds’ Gift by National Book Award-finalist Sy Montgomery, Happiness Becomes You by Tina Turner, Unbearable Lightness by Portia De Rossi, I’m Over All That by Shirley MacLaine, Boldly Go by William Shatner, iGen by Jean Twenge, and Young Bloomsbury by Nino Strachey. Originally from Virginia, he is a graduate of Haverford College.


Areas of Interest: Commercial and Literary Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction


Authors Include: Fredrik Backman, Adam Brookes, Jon Clinch, Armando Lucas Correa, Janet Evanovich, Jackie Higgins, Thomas Keneally, William Kent Krueger, Shirley MacLaine, Sy Montgomery, Paul Rudnick, Liese O’Halloran Schwarz,  William Shatner, Marcel Theroux, Tina Turner


Featured Titles

The Winners
Going Rogue
Farrell Covington and the Limits of Style
Fragile Cargo
Last Updated: February 28, 2024