About the Editor

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Desiree Vecchio has been working at Simon & Schuster Audio since starting as an administrative coordinator in 2004. Desiree’s tenure in Audio began during the last days of the cassette and into the emergence of the download format that dominates the industry today. Desiree works on a wide array of genres and is looking to expand audio content that focuses on women’s interests and empowerment (fiction and nonfiction), pop culture, intellectual improvement, and even witchcraft (though she is not a witch herself). Desiree’s acquisitions include Helen Klein Ross’s What Was Mine (People magazine’s “Best New Book of 2016,” Newbery Honoree Kathi Appelt’s Angel Thieves, and Teresa Carpenter’s Mob Girl (soon to be a feature film starring Jennifer Lawrence). She is a graduate of Stony Brook University and Hunter College, and completed the Copyediting, Proofreading, and Fact-checking program at NYU’s School of Professional Studies.


Last Updated: August 8, 2022