About the Editor

Editor photo of Hydia Scott-Riley (she/her)

Hydia joined Emily Bestler Books/Atria in September 2023 and assists editor-in-chief Emily Bestler. Before joining the imprint, Hydia came to Simon & Schuster in January 2022 through the Associate’s Program. She grew up in Bermuda and holds a BA in English from Howard University. She is drawn to upmarket and commercial fiction with atmospheric writing, dynamic plots, and nuanced characters.


Last Updated: May 30, 2024