Mindy Marqués joined Simon & Schuster in 2020 as Vice President and Executive Editor after a 34-year career as a journalist. Among the books she has published are: Give Me Liberty by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist David E. Hoffman; A Wing and a Prayer by award-winning journalists Anders and Beverly Gyllenhaal; Homegrown by New York Times bestselling author Jeffrey Toobin; and New York Times bestseller Dinners with Ruth by NPR legal correspondent Nina Totenberg. Prior to book publishing, Marqués was publisher and executive editor of the Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald. During her tenure, the Miami Herald received two Pulitzer Prizes and was a finalist four times. Mindy is acquiring general nonfiction and select literary fiction. She is drawn to narrative nonfiction and immersive journalism books that examine the more complex issues of our time, be it politics, culture, social justice or the natural world. She is also interested in memoir, autobiography/biography and history that illuminates the present through the prism of the past.