Karyn Marcus, Executive Editor, began her career in publishing working for an agent before her first editorial job at Doubleday. Prior to joining Gallery three years ago, she spent five years at the flagship imprint of Simon & Schuster. Authors she has worked with include Mike Rowe, Sara Bareilles, Abigail Tucker, Robert Moor, Tina Brown, John Colapinto, Kate Bolick, Nancy Pelosi, Melissa Febos, and Twyla Tharp.
At Gallery, Karyn acquires books on arts and culture, narrative nonfiction, upmarket self-help, and soft-science. She is particularly drawn to projects touching upon social trends, mental health, habit, and motivation.