Kara Watson Executive Editor Scribner

About the Editor

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Kara Watson, Executive Editor, is interested in acquiring literary and book club fiction, suspense, memoir, narrative and practical nonfiction, and books about food and wine. Recent titles include the New York Times bestseller Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane, The Women in Black by Madeleine St John, The Startup Wife by Tahmima Anam, and Yours Cheerfully by AJ Pearce. Forthcoming projects include novels by Ethan Joella, Kate Manning, Joanna Cannon, and Jen Beagin; Anonymous Sex, edited by Hillary Jordan and Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan; Every Deep-Drawn Breath by Dr. Wes Ely; How to Talk When Kids Won’t Listen by Joanna Faber and Julie King. Kara also works with Melissa Broder, Andrea Lee, Carole Johnstone, Liv Stratman, Carol Edgarian, Margareta Magnusson, Katy Butler, Dr. Wendy Mogel, Kristin Kimball, Megan Mayhew Bergman, Anne Willan, Shirley Corriher, and Tamar Adler, and oversees the F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway catalogs, as well as other key Scribner backlist.


Featured Titles

Ask Again, Yes
Yours Cheerfully
The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning
The Startup Wife
Every Deep-Drawn Breath
Last Updated: September 22, 2023