Lauren Wein Vice President and Editorial Director Avid Reader Press

About the Editor

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Before joining Avid Reader Press, where she oversees the imprint’s fiction and memoir program, Lauren spent more than two decades as an editor, first at Grove Atlantic, where she also served as rights director, and then at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Since arriving at Avid Reader, she has published two Reese’s Book Club selections—Group by Christie Tate and Infinite Country by Patricia Engel, both New York Times bestsellers. Other notable publications in recent years include Antoine Wilson’s Mouth to Mouth (one of Obama’s favorite books of 2022), Julia May Jonas’s Vladimir (a People, NPR, Washington Post, et al best book of the year), Chloé Cooper Jones’s Easy Beauty (Vulture‘s #1 memoir of the year, and a New York Times and Washington Post notable book of the year), and Lori Gottlieb’s Maybe You Should Talk to Someone (a New York Times bestseller and an Amazon top ten book of the year). Forthcoming publications include Adrienne Brodeur’s Little Monsters and Myriam Gurba’s Creep


Featured Titles

Easy Beauty
Mouth to Mouth
Infinite Country
Last Updated: May 16, 2024